Courses in the French Department have a twofold objective: to perfect fluency in the written and spoken language, and to develop an understanding and appreciation of the literature and culture of France and French-speaking countries.
FRENCH PLACEMENT EXAM*
All first-year, transfer, and/or returning students who studied French prior to entering Columbia/Barnard must take the placement exam before taking any Barnard French courses. Questions about the exam should be directed to Professor Isabelle Jouanneau-Fertig at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Fall 2016 Exam is scheduled for:
Friday, September 2nd
Milbank Hall 405
Make-up exams will be given by Professor Jouanneau-Fertig at the following times:
1:30-2:30pm in Lewinsohn 508 OR 4:10-5:00pm in Milbank 309
Tuesday, September 6
Thursday, September 8
Tuesday, September 13
Thursday, September 15
*Policy on No Exemption from General Education Requirements through Advanced Placement and/or International Baccalaureate Credits: Students Entering Fall 2016
Students entering Barnard in Fall 2016 and thereafter will receive points of credit for Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) credit, but these credits will not exempt students from General Education Requirements. Further information may be found on the Registrars website.
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Department of French
320 Milbank Hall
New York, NY 10027
Department Assistant: Sondra Phifer
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