French (FREN)

French (FREN)

FREN 101  Elementary French I  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This is an introductory course designed to place emphasis on functional grammar, practical vocabulary, listening skills and conversation in French. This course will serve as a basis for further development of fluency in reading, writing, understanding, and speaking the language.

Offered: Resident

FREN 102  Elementary French II  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: FREN 101

This is a continuation of the beginning course, French 101, emphasizing the development of functional grammar, practical vocabulary, listening, reading and writing skills in French. This course is designed to further develop fluency in reading, writing, listening comprehension and speaking in the language.

Offered: Resident

FREN 201  Intermediate French I  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: FREN 102

This is an intermediate course designed to place continued emphasis on functional grammar, practical vocabulary, listening exercises and conversation in French. This course expands the basic proficiencies in speaking, listening, reading and writing the language acquired in French 101 and 102. This course is conducted primarily in French.

Offered: Resident

FREN 202  Intermediate French II  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: FREN 201

This course will expand the student's acquisition of practical vocabulary and refine the student's knowledge of French grammar, while stressing the development of oral skills.

Offered: Resident

FREN 299  Internship  0 Credit Hour(s)  

Professional-supervised experience in a first-hand internship opportunity. Application procedures processed through the Career Center. Must apply semester prior to internship.

Registration Restrictions: Sophomore status, 2.00 GPA, two courses in major, declared major, not more than one CSER behind

Offered: Resident

FREN 301  Advanced Conversation  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: FREN 202

This course will refine the student's oral-aural knowledge of the French language. It will include composition, readings and oral presentations. The class will be conducted in French.

Offered: Resident

FREN 304  Francophone Civilizations/ Cultures  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: FREN 202

This course will provide an overview of francophone geography, culture, civilization, socio-economic problems and some modern francophone literature exclusive of France. The class will be conducted in French and a project will be required.

Offered: Resident

FREN 310  Translation  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: FREN 202

This course will examine modern translation theory and include a comparison of various linguistic traits of both languages. The course will enable students to apply grammatical rules, perform textual analyses, and use various translation procedures to translate a variety of documents from French to English.

Offered: Resident

FREN 311  Evolution of the French Short Story  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: FREN 202

This course will trace the evolution of the French short story from the Moyen Âge to the present while highlighting various literary periods, movements and artists.

Offered: Resident

FREN 312  French Classics in Film  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: FREN 202

This course will use film as the medium of instruction to study various literary masterpieces of French romanticism, realism and naturalism.

Offered: Resident

FREN 321  Modern French Drama  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: FREN 202

This course will provide a survey of French drama from the 20th century. The class will be conducted in French.

Offered: Resident

FREN 495  Directed Research  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This is a self-directed course of study intended to further the student's understanding of the French language, literatures and cultures of French-speaking countries by means of special research projects. This work is conducted in French.

Registration Restrictions: Junior or Senior status

Offered: Resident

FREN 497  Special Topics in French  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: FREN 201

FREN 497 - Special Topics in French (1 to 3 hours)

Offered: Resident

FREN 499  Internship  3-6 Credit Hour(s)  

Professional-supervised experience in first-hand internship opportunities: writing, editing, researching, and comparable duties. Applications are processed through the department Faculty Intern Advisor. Applicants must apply the semester prior to starting the internship.

Registration Restrictions: Junior or Senior status

Offered: Resident

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