French

FREN F101 Elementary French I (h)

5 Credits
Offered Fall

Introduction to the French language and culture. Development of competence and performance in the language through understanding, recognition and use of linguistic structures; increasing emphasis on listening comprehension and speaking; basic vocabulary of approximately 1,000 words; exploration of the cultural dimension, implicitly through language, and explicitly through texts and audiovisual materials. (5+0)

FREN F102 Elementary French II (h)

5 Credits
Offered Spring

Introduction to the French language and culture. Development of competence and performance in the language through understanding, recognition and use of linguistic structures; increasing emphasis on listening comprehension and speaking; basic vocabulary of approximately 1,000 words; exploration of the cultural dimension, implicitly through language, and explicitly through texts and audiovisual materials. Prerequisites: FREN F101 or equivalent (5+0)

FREN F201 Intermediate French I (h)

3 Credits
Offered Fall

Continuation of FREN F102. Increasing emphasis on reading ability and cultural material. Conducted in French. Prerequisites: FREN F102 or equivalent. (3+0)

FREN F202 Intermediate French II (h)

3 Credits
Offered Spring

Increasing emphasis on reading ability and cultural material. Conducted in French. Prerequisites: FREN F201 or equivalent. (3+0)

FREN F203 Conversational French II (h)

3 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

Oral skills improvement. Includes group work, presentations, skits, discussions and vocabulary to improve speaking on specific topics. Prerequisites: FREN F102 or equivalent or permission of instructor. Does not satisfy core curriculum or foreign language major requirements. (3+0)

FREN F301 O Advanced French (h)

3 Credits
Offered Fall

Discussions and essays on more difficult subjects or texts. Translations, stylistic exercises and special grammatical problems. Conducted in French. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; FREN F202 or equivalent; or permission of instructor. (3+0)

FREN F302 O Advanced French (h)

3 Credits
Offered Spring

Discussions and essays on more difficult subjects or texts. Translations, stylistic exercises and special grammatical problems. Conducted in French. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; FREN F301 or equivalent; or permission of instructor. (3+0)

FREN F431 W Studies in the Culture of the French Speaking World (h)

3 Credits
Offered Fall Odd-numbered Years

Intensive study of selected aspects of the culture of the French-speaking world. Course may be repeated for credit if topic varies. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; FREN F302 or equivalent; junior standing; or permission of instructor. (3+0)

FREN F432 W Studies of French Literature (h)

3 Credits
Offered Fall Even-numbered Years

Intensive study of authors, literary texts, movements, genres, themes and/or critical approaches. Course may be repeated for credit if topic varies. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; FREN F302 or equivalent; junior standing; or permission of instructor. (3+0)

FREN F433 Studies in French and European Cinema (h)

3 Credits
Offered Spring or Summer Odd-Numbered Years

The course discusses the evolution of French and European cinema in historical and artistic contents. Prerequisites: ENGL F217 or FLM F217; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; FREN F301 or FREN F302 or permission of instructor. Crosslisted with FLM F433. (2+2)