FREN-FRENCH

FREN 111. Elementary French I

4 Credits (4)

French language for beginners.

FREN 112. Elementary French II

4 Credits (4)

French language for beginners.

Prerequisite: C or better in FREN 111.

FREN 211. Intermediate French I

3 Credits (3)

Speaking, reading and writing. May be repeated up to 3 credits.

Prerequisite(s): C or better in FREN 112 or consent of instructor.

FREN 212. Intermediate French II

3 Credits (3)

Speaking, reading and writing. May be repeated up to 3 credits.

Prerequisite(s): C or better in FREN 211 or consent of instructor.

FREN 306. Topics in French Culture and Civilization

3 Credits (3)

Selected topics focusing on French culture and civilization. This course is linked to FLIP (Faculty-Led International Programs) when applicable. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. May be repeated up to 6 credits.

Corequisite(s): FREN 212 or consent of instructor.

FREN 315. French Grammar

3 Credits (3)

A thorough review of French grammar through the study of grammatical elements and the use of grammatical exercises. May be repeated up to 3 credits.

Corequisite(s): FREN 212 or consent of instructor.

FREN 325. Intermediate Conversation

3 Credits (3)

French conversation through intensive oral practice with emphasis on vocabulary acquisition and pronunciation. May be repeated up to 3 credits.

Corequisite(s): FREN 212 or consent of instructor.

FREN 330. Business French

3 Credits (3)

An introduction to standard language within the corporate world in French-speaking countries. Students practice reading, writing, listening, speaking and expanding their vocabulary in professional fields related to business.

Corequisite(s): FREN 212 or consent of instructor.

FREN 352. French Phonetics

3 Credits (3)

Systematic description of modern French pronunciation. Corrective exercises for foreign learners. Formal study of spelling/pronunciation relationships. May be repeated up to 3 credits.

Corequisite(s): FREN 212 or consent of instructor.

FREN 360. French Cinema

3 Credits (3)

The evolution of contemporary French cinema. A critical understanding of film as an art form and as cultural expression.

Prerequisite: FREN 212 or consent of instructor.

FREN 362. Contemporary French Culture

3 Credits (3)

Institutions, lifestyles and popular attitudes in modern France.

Prerequisite(s): FREN 212 or consent of instructor.

FREN 365V. Perspectives in French Culture

3 Credits (3)

Examines components of French culture through literature, films and other sources. Taught in English. Does not satisfy Arts and Sciences second language requirement. Does not satisfy French major or minor requirements.

FREN 378. Studies in Francophone Cultures

3 Credits (3)

Studies of representative Francophone cultures through their history, literature, music and films.

Prerequisite(s): FREN 212 or consent of instructor.

FREN 381. Survey of French Literature I

3 Credits (3)

Literary movements, authors and selected texts of the Middle Ages through the eighteenth century.

Prerequisite(s): FREN 212 or consent of instructor.

FREN 382. Survey of French Literature II

3 Credits (3)

Literary movements, authors and selected texts of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Prerequisite(s): FREN 212 or consent of instructor.

FREN 385. French Civilization

3 Credits (3)

A detailed study of important events in French civilization from its origins to the twentieth century through the study and discussion of history, literature, fine arts and politics.

Prerequisite(s): FREN 212 or consent of instructor.

FREN 386. Contemporary Women Writers in French

3 Credits (3)

Exploration of literary texts by contemporary women writers in France and the Francophone world; emphasizes the cultural contexts that have defined women's relationship to writing. Selections will vary from year to year.

Prerequisite(s): FREN 212 or consent of instructor.

FREN 410. Paris: History and Cultures

3 Credits (3)

An in-depth look at history and culture of Paris from its origins to the present.

Prerequisite(s): FREN 212 or consent of instructor.

FREN 425. Advanced French Conversation

3 Credits (3)

Mastery of spoken French language through discussion of personal readings and group work to develop vocabulary, syntactical and conversational skills. The class is conducted entirely in French.

Prerequisite(s): FREN 325 or consent of instructor.

FREN 449. French for Specific Purposes

3 Credits (3)

Directed reading for students to satisfy language requirement for master's or doctoral programs. May be repeated up to 6 credits.

FREN 451. Special Topics in French

1-3 Credits

Selected topics relating to the cultures or literatures of the countries where French is spoken will be announced in the Schedule of Classes. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

FREN 453. Independent Studies in French

1-3 Credits

Individualized, self-paced projects for advanced students. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

FREN 472. The French Short Story

3 Credits (3)

Study and discussion of French short stories through the ages.

Prerequisite(s): FREN 212 or consent of instructor.

FREN 478. Studies in Francophone Cultures Around the World

3 Credits (3)

Advanced studies of representative Francophone cultures through their history, literature, music and films.

Prerequisite(s): FREN 212 or consent of instructor.

FREN 486. Advanced Contemporary Women Writers in French

3 Credits (3)

Advanced study of literary texts by contemporary women writers in France and the Francophone world; emphasizes the cultural contexts that have defined women's relationship to writing. Selections will vary from year to year.

Prerequisite(s): FREN 212 or consent of instructor.