Courses
2015-2016

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FREN-111 Beginning French I
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.
FREN-112 Beginning French II
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
FREN-199 Introductory Topics in French
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit.
FREN-211 Intermediate French
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.
FREN-213 Cinema for French Conversation and Pronunciation
Training and refining of all skills, with an emphasis on pronunciation and oral communication. Conducted in French. Prerequisite: 211 or placement.
FREN-214 What Makes the French French?
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.
FREN-215 Intermediate French Readings and Grammar
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.
FREN-299 Topics in Intermediate French
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit.
FREN-305 Introduction to Francophone
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.
FREN-311 Survey of French Literature I: From the Middle Ages through the 18th Century
Introduction to major literary and cultural movements and figures with readings from representative authors. Conducted in French. Prerequisite: 215 or 305 or equivalent.
FREN-312 Survey of Literature of French Expression: 19th and 20th Centuries
Introduction to major literary and cultural movements and figures with readings from representative authors. Conducted in French. Prerequisites: 215 or 305 or equivalent.
FREN-330 Texts in French: Themes
Texts in French: Themes 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.Prerequisite: 305 or 311 or 312.
FREN-331 Texts in French: Genres
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.
FREN-361 Directed Study
FREN-362 Directed Study
FREN-363 Independent Study
FREN-364 Independent Study
FREN-399 Advanced Topics in French
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit.
FREN-418 Seminar in French
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.
FREN-451 Senior Research
FREN-452 Senior Research