Courses

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Beginning French I (FREN-111)
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.
Beginning French II (FREN-112)
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.
Introductory Topics in French (FREN-199)
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit.
Intermediate French (FREN-211)
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.
Conversation and Phonetics (FREN-213)
Training and refining of all skills, with an emphasis on pronunciation and oral communication. Conducted in French. Prerequisite: 211 or placement.
Area Study - France (FREN-214)
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.
Intermediate French Readings and Grammar (FREN-215)
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.
Topics in Intermediate French (FREN-299)
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit.
Advanced French Readings and Grammar (FREN-305)
Approaches to comprehension and appreciation of literary texts through analysis and writing. Recommended as preparation for advanced work in French. Conducted in French. Prerequisite: 215 or equivalent.
Survey of French Literature I: From the Middle Ages Through the 18th Century (FREN-311)
Introduction to major literary and cultural movements and figures with readings from representative authors. Conducted in French. Prerequisite: 215 or 305 or equivalent.
Survey of French Expression: 19th through 21st Centuries (FREN-312)
Introduction to major literary and cultural movements and figures with readings from representative authors. Conducted in French. Prerequisites: 215 or 305 or equivalent.
Texts in French: Themes (FREN-330)
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 the Romantic Hero, the Epic Hero, Emergence of Aesthetics, the Portrayal of Women, Dada and the Surrealists, Gide, etc. Conducted in French. Prerequisite: 305 or 311 or 312.
Texts in French: Genres (FREN-331)
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. Prerequisite: 311 or 312.
Directed Study (FREN-361)
Directed Study (FREN-362)
Independent Study (FREN-363)
Independent Study (FREN-364)
Advanced Topics in French (FREN-399)
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit.
Seminar in French (FREN-418)
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.
Senior Research (FREN-451)
Senior Research (FREN-452)