FREN A101 Elementary French I - 4.0CR
Introductory course for students with no previous knowledge of the French language. Develops listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in French for effective communication at the elementary level. Students gain understanding of basic cross-cultural perspectives.
FREN A102 Elementary French II - 4.0 CR
Continuation of introductory course. Further develops elementary listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in French for effective communication. Enhances appreciation of cross-cultural perspectives.
FREN A201 Intermediate French I - 4.0 CR
Intermediate course for students with basic knowledge of French. Enhances listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills for effective communication at the Intermediate I level. Students critically examine diverse cultural perspectives.
FREN A202 Intermediate French II - 4.0 CR
Continuation of first semester in intermediate French. Further develops listening, speaking, reading, and writing proficiency for effective communication and in preparation for advanced study of French. Students interpret diverse cultural perspectives.
FREN A301 & 302 Advanced French I & II - 4.0 CR
Further development of speaking, listening reading and writing proficiency with marked emphasis on listening, reading and speaking. Students use more sophisticated grammatical structures and are introduced to a wide range of discussion topics. Conducted in French.
FREN A306 Advanced French Conversation and Composition - 1.0-3.0 CR
This class may be offered in one-, two-, or three-credit segments.
The course focuses on speaking and writing about French and Francophone countries, their peoples, customs and cultures; topics will vary each time the course is offered. Past class topics have included modern Francophone films, 19th Century theatre and poetry, and business French. This class may be repeated with a change of subtitle. Conducted in French.
FREN A310 Selected Topics in Advanced French - 3.0 CR
An advanced course for students interested in improving their conversational and writing skills and increasing their cultural information about the French-speaking world. Class topics will vary each time the course is offered. This class may be repeated with a change of subtitle. Conducted in French.
FREN A432 Studies in Culture and Literature - 3.0 CR
Intensive study of authors, literary movements, periods, and/or genres. Students will also analyze cultural material other than texts. At various times, students will also view and discuss films, study theater plays, translate poetry, newspaper articles, short stories as well as practice the art of interpreting. The course is conducted in French. Topics will vary.