French (FREN)

FREN 1411. Elementary French. 4 Hours.

For students who have no previous instruction in French. Introduction to French pronunciation, vocabulary, and basic language codes stressing an oral approach to the language with special emphasis on conversation and oral drill. Two one-hour language laboratory periods weekly are required, one of which is a concurrent lab class enrollment. For non-native speakers of French. Native speakers should take the CLEP or register for FREN 2312.

FREN 1412. Elementary French. 4 Hours.

This course is a continuation of FREN 1411. Language codes with more complexity are discussed and drilled. Stress is placed on aural and oral skills. Two one-hour language laboratory periods weekly are required, one of which is a concurrent lab class enrollment. For non-native speakers of French. Native French speakers should take the CLEP or register for FREN 2312.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in FREN 1411 or equivalent.

FREN 2311. Intermediate French I. 3 Hours.

Readings of medium difficulty are used as a basis for reading and aural comprehension as well as for oral communication. For non-native speakers of French. Native French speakers should take the CLEP or register for FREN 2312.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in FREN 1412 or equivalent.

FREN 2312. Intermediate French II. 3 Hours.

A continuation of FREN 2311 with special emphasis on practical needs for communication.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in FREN 2311 or equivalent.

FREN 3364. Survey Of French Literature. 3 Hours.

A detailed study of the various schools and periods of literature from the 16th century to modern times. Conducted in French.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in FREN 2312 or equivalent.

FREN 3365. French Grammar And Stylistics. 3 Hours.

A continuing emphasis on fluent usage of oral and written French. Intensive study of selected written work with the purpose of mastering mid-level proficiency skills.
Prerequisite: FREN 1411, FREN 1412, FREN 2311 and FREN 2312 with a grade of C or higher.

FREN 3367. Fren Phonetics & Conversation. 3 Hours.

Basic theory of French pronunciation and intonation. With ample opportunity for drill, students achieve an intermediate level of oral proficiency.
Prerequisite: FREN 1411, FREN 1412, FREN 2311 and FREN 2312 with a grade of C or higher.

FREN 3380. French Culture & Civilization. 3 Hours.

A course to portray the overall picture of the role played by French culture and civilization throughout the world. This course will provide cultural background for French majors or minors. Conducted in French.
Prerequisite: FREN 1411, FREN 1412, FREN 2311 and FREN 2312 with a grade of C or higher.

FREN 4075. Individual French Readings. 1-6 Hours.

This course is designed for the individual student who may need study of a particular era or genre or author. Enrollment in this course is restricted and approval for such must be obtained from the Program Coordinator. The course may be repeated for credit as content varies. Variable Credit (1-3).
Prerequisite: Advanced standing in French or consent of instructor and department chair.

FREN 4364. Mod French Usage & Conversatn. 3 Hours.

A useful course for all levels, including those seeking oral proficiency. Emphasis is placed on extemporaneous speech and conversation dealing with modern topics. Conducted in French.
Prerequisite: FREN 1411, FREN 1412, FREN 2311 and FREN 2312 with a grade of C or higher.

FREN 4370. Seminar in Selected Topics of Literacy, Language, and Civilization. 3 Hours.

This course will be an in-depth study of a selected topic by which French majors and minors, tracking specific skills, may acquire the necessary knowledge of francophone culture and/or the ability to speak, read, and write the French language at an advanced level. The topic to be explored will change from semester to semester. The course may be repeated for credit as the content vaires.
Prerequisite: FREN 1411, FREN 1412, FREN 2311 and FREN 2312 with a grade of C or higher.

FREN 4377. French for Business Comm. 3 Hours.

Specialized focus on vocabulary, expressions and language used in oral and written business communication in French. Conducted in French.
Prerequisite: FREN 1411, FREN 1412, FREN 2311 and FREN 2312 with a grade of C or higher.

FREN 4379. Francophone Literature. 3 Hours.

A survey of the major topics in Francophone literatures and film from the French-speaking regions of the world. Conducted in French.
Prerequisite: FREN 1411, FREN 1412, FREN 2311 and FREN 2312 with a grade of C or higher.