Courses2016-2017

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A comprehensive introductory course in French through the four basic skills: aural comprehension, speaking, reading and writing. Does not count as credit toward a major or minor. Conducted in French.
A continuation in the development of the four basic skills: aural comprehension, speaking, reading and writing. Does not count as credit toward a major or minor. Conducted in French. Prerequisite FREN 111.
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit.
A completion of an overview of the structure of French. Emphasis placed on developing skills in speaking, writing, listening, and reading. Prerequisite: 112 or placement. Does not count as credit toward a major or minor. Conducted in French.
Training and refining of all skills, with an emphasis on pronunciation and oral communication. Conducted in French. Prerequisite: 211 or placement.
The course deals with the question: "What makes the French French?" by examining several aspects of French culture, such as child rearing and the process of socialization, the structure of the family and society, and symbolic behavior. The approach compares American and French cultures. Conducted in French. Prerequisite: 213 or equivalent.
Students will read extensively from Francophone literary works and works of general culture while reviewing French grammar in detail. Conducted in French. Prerequisite: 213. May be taken concurrently with 213 or equivalent.
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit.
Approaches to comprehension and appreciation of literary texts through analysis and writing. Recommended as preparation for advanced work in French. Conducted in French. This course satisfies the upper level writing requirement. Prerequisite: 215 or equivalent.
Introduction to major literary and cultural movements and figures with readings from representative authors. Conducted in French. This course satisfies the upper level writing requirement. Prerequisite: 215 or 305 or equivalent.
Introduction to major literary and cultural movements and figures with readings from representative authors. Conducted in French. This course satisfies the upper level writing requirement. Prerequisites: 215 or 305 or equivalent.
This course proposes the study of texts of French expression (taken in the broad definition, including the written text, film, music) through a theme such as Childhood Narratives in Francophone Caribbean Literature, Women Voices in Francophone Africa, Literary Children of the French Revolution, French Gastronomy, Maghrebi Immigration to France, Gide, etc. Conducted in French. This course satisfies the upper level writing requirement. Prerequisite: 305 or 311 or 312.
In this course, students will discuss and analyze texts of French expression (taken in the broad definition, including the written text, film, music) through the common thread of genre such as Novels, Theatre, Film, Short Stories, Poetry and Opera. Conducted in French. This course satisfies the upper level writing requirement. Prerequisite: 305 or 311 or 312.
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit.
Advanced study of special topics in language, literature or culture. Conducted in French. Prerequisite: one advanced course beyond 311-312. Must be taken in senior year.