Arts and Humanities

Certificate in French North American Studies

PLEASE NOTE: The University of Maine Board of Trustees has eliminated this program. Currently enrolled students with questions should contact the Dean of LAC for more information.

This interdisciplinary certificate focuses on the diversity of French society in North America.  Weaving together geography, history, literature, films, and current events, it involves students in field based experiences and research projects such as trips to historical and cultural sites, projects designed with community organizations and research using oral histories and archeological investigations. Any student who wants to fulfill the certificate in global studies should complete the necessary paperwork so the certificate appears on their transcript.

Required courses for the certificate [non-degree students only]:
     HUM 301:  French North America
     HUM 310:  French Settlement in the Northeast
     HUM 460:  Franco-American Community and Archival Work