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FREN 101 - Elementary French I (4:3:1).
Description: This is an introductory course intended for students who have not studied French previously. This course emphasizes the development of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Notes: Lab Fee: $25. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Students with previous study of French should take the departmental placement test before enrolling in this course.
4.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

FREN 101H - Elementary French
Description: This is an introductory course intended for students who have not studied French previously. This course emphasizes the development of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Notes: Lab Fee: $25. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Students with previous study of French should take the departmental placement test before enrolling in this course.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
2.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

FREN 102 - Elementary French II (4:3:1).
Description: This course builds on French 101. There is continued emphasis on the development of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Notes: Lab Fee: $25. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Completion of French 101 or equivalent with a grade of C- or better, a satisfactory score on the departmental placement test, or permission of the department chair.
4.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

FREN 102H - Elementary French II (4:3:1)
Description: This course builds on French 101. There is continued emphasis on the development of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Notes: Lab Fee: $25. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Completion of French 101 or equivalent with a grade of C (or S), a satisfactory score on the departmental placement test, or permission of the department chair.
4.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

FREN 199 - General French Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

FREN 201 - Intermediate French I (3:2:1).
Description: This course continues to stress development of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Special attention is paid to more complex grammatical items such as the subjunctive, contrary-to-fact statements, and relative clauses. Notes: Lab Fee: $20. Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: Completion of FREN 102 with a grade of C- or better, a satisfactory score on the departmental placement test, or permission of the department chair.
3.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective, Logic Language and Semiotics

FREN 201H - Intermediate French I (3:2:1).
Description: This course continues to stress development of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Special attention is paid to more complex grammatical items such as the subjunctive, contrary-to-fact statements, and relative clauses. Notes: Lab Fee: $20. Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: Completion of FREN 102 with a grade of C- or better, a satisfactory score on the departmental placement test, or permission of the department chair.
3.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

FREN 202 - Intermediate French II (3:2:1).
Description: This course is a continuation of French 201. It stresses development of oral and written proficiency. Attention is given to more complex grammatical structures such as passive voice, past subjunctive, and literary tenses. Notes: Lab Fee: $20. Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: Completion of FREN 201 with a grade of C (or S), or permission of the department chair.
3.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

FREN 210 - Special Topics in Language and Culture (1-3).
Description: Topics may focus on a literary period or author, language for specialized purposes (health professionals, social service agencies, etc.), history or culture. Notes: Offered at variable times. May be taken for credit three times under different topics with permission of Department Chair. Prerequisites: Completion of FREN 201 with a grade of C or S.
1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 TO 3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical, Seminar/Recitation

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

FREN 220 - Fairy Tales, Songs, and Comics (3).
Description: Students develop language skills and cultural knowledge at the intermediate level by working with historically significant fairy tales, comics, and songs by French and Francophone writers and artists. Prerequisite: French 102, or approval of the instructor. Notes: Offered periodically.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

FREN 250 - Intermediate Composition and Conversation (3).
Description: This course continues to build writing and speaking skills, through guided composition and conversation-based activities. Study of selected literary texts allows development of reading skills and the ability to interpret extended passages. Prerequisites: Six hours of French on the 200-level or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Humanities and Arts, Logic Language and Semiotics

FREN 280 - The French Film (3).
Description: Introduction to significant examples of foreign language cinema as an art form and as embodiments of the culture of French-speaking countries. Notes: Lab Fee: $20. Offered variable times. Prerequisites: 6 hours of 200-level FREN.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective, Logic Language and Semiotics

FREN 280H - The French Film (3).
Description: Introduction to significant examples of foreign language cinema as an art form and as embodiments of the culture of French-speaking countries. Notes: Lab Fee: $20. Offered variable times. Prerequisites: 6 hours of 200-level FREN.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective, Logic Language and Semiotics

FREN 299 - General French Elective

3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

FREN 301 - French Civilization and Culture I (3).
Description: A survey of French civilization and culture from prehistory through the French Revolution. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisites: 6 hours of 200-level FREN.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

FREN 302 - French Civilization and Culture II (3).
Description: Emphasis on Contemporary French Culture. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisites: 6 hours of 200-level French.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective, Logic Language and Semiotics

FREN 302H - French Civ and Culture II

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

FREN 304X - Special Topics for Composition and Conversation (3).
Description: This course continues to build writing and speaking skills through guided composition and conversation-based activities oriented around a specific topic in French culture. Prerequisite: FREN 202, or permission of the instructor. Notes: Offered in fall.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

World Languages and Cultures Department

FREN 306 - French for Business (3)
Description: This course concentrates on the development of language skills needed to conduct simple business transactions in French-speaking countries. Prerequisite: FREN 250 or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

FREN 310 - Advanced Grammar and Composition I (3).
Description: A study of finer points of French grammar and sophisticated aspects of composition techniques. Prerequisites: French 250 or permission of the instructor. Notes: Offered variable times.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Intensive Writing

FREN 310H - Advanced Grammar, Composition

4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Intensive Writing

FREN 313 - Advanced French Conversation (3:2:1).
Description: This course develops communicative and presentational skills through role-playing, extemporaneous dialogues and similar activities. Notes: Lab Fee: $10. Offered variable times. Prerequisites: French 250 or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

FREN 340 - Practicum Experience (1)
Description: Practicum provides an opportunity for students to gain real-world experience in their major, minor, or area of career interest. Notes: Course may be repeated for credit; however, a maximum of 3 hours may be applied toward a major or minor in French. A grade of S or U is recorded. Offered variable times.
1.000 Credit hours
12.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Practicum/Cooperative edu

World Languages and Cultures Department

FREN 351 - Phonetics (3).
Notes: Lab Fee: $20. Offered variable times. Prerequisites: 6 hours of 200-level FREN.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

FREN 360 - Special Topics in French (1-3).
Description: Individual project or traditional class on a subject selected by the student(s) and/or faculty member. Designed for students at the upper-division level. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.
1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective

FREN 360H - Special Topics in French (1-3).
Description: Description: Individual project or traditional class on a subject selected by the student(s) and/or faculty member. Designed for students at the upper-division level. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.
1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective

FREN 380 - Introduction to Translation (3).
Description: The purpose of course is to introduce French students at the 300 and 400 level to the practice of translation. Familiarizing themselves with the theoretical foundations of the discipline, they will learn to employ the fundamental tools involved. This will require that they approach texts with both creativity and rigor, a practice that includes cultural, as well as semantic negotiations. Prerequisite: FREN 250 or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

World Languages and Cultures Department

FREN 380H - Introduction to Translation (3).
Description: The purpose of course is to introduce French students at the 300 and 400 level to the practice of translation. Familiarizing themselves with the theoretical foundations of the discipline, they will learn to employ the fundamental tools involved. This will require that they approach texts with both creativity and rigor, a practice that includes cultural, as well as semantic negotiations. Prerequisite: FREN 250 or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

World Languages and Cultures Department

FREN 385 - Topics in French/Francophone Civilizations (3).
Description: In-depth consideration of a topic or theme in French civilization and culture. The course may be offered under various topics. It may be repeated for credit under different topics. Prerequisites: FREN 250 or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Historical Perspective

FREN 395 - Topics in French/Francophone Literature (3).
Description: In-depth consideration of a topic, theme, or author in French/Francophone literature. The course may be offered under various topics. It may be repeated for credit under different topics. Prerequisite: FREN 250 or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

FREN 399 - General French Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

FREN 401 - Survey of Francophone Literature (3).
Description: A survey of the literature of the Francophone world. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisites: FREN 250 and at least one French course on the 300-level or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

FREN 401H - Survey of Francophone Literatu

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

FREN 402 - Survey of French Literature (3).
Description: A survey of the literature of France. Prerequisites: FREN 250 and at least one French course on the 300-level or permission of the instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

FREN 405 - Topics in Advanced French Language (3).
Description: In-depth consideration of a topic or theme in French Language. The course may be offered under various topics. It may be repeated for credit under different topics. Prerequisite: FREN 310 or permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

FREN 410 - Advanced Grammar and Composition II (3)
Description: A continuation of French 310. Further study and practice of the more sophisticated aspects of French composition. Prerequisite: French 310 or permission of the instructor
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

FREN 471 - Academic Internship in French (1:0:1).
Description: Students complete a work placement involving French/Francophone cultures and language. Prerequisite: Permission of the Chair. Notes: Offered periodically. Can be repeated for a total of 3 credit hours. A grade of S or U will be recorded.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research

World Languages and Cultures Department

FREN 472 - Academic Internship in French (2:0:2).
Description: Students complete a work placement involving the French language and Francophone cultures. Prerequisite: Permission of the Chair. Notes: Offered periodically. A grade of S or U will be recorded.
2.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research

World Languages and Cultures Department

FREN 473 - Academic Internship in French (3:0:3).
Description: Students complete a work placement involving the French language and Francophone cultures. Prerequisite: Permission of the Chair. Notes: Offered periodically. A grade of S or U will be recorded.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research

World Languages and Cultures Department

FREN 499 - Proficiency Exam (0).
Description: Students must enroll for this exam during the first semester of their senior year. Prerequisites: Completion of at least three credits in French on the 300-level; senior standing. Notes: Lab Fee: $100. A grade of S or U is recorded. Offered in fall and spring.
0.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

FREN 510 - Topics in Language and Literature (3).
Description: The focus of the course will vary, depending on student interest and faculty expertise. Prerequisite: French 401 or 402 or permission of the instructor. Notes: May be retaken for additional credit with permission of Department Chair.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Logic Language and Semiotics

FREN 599 - General French Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department

FREN 624 - Special Topics in Language Teaching (3).
Description: Selected topics in content, teaching methodology, and language education research with application to grades K-12 classrooms. Notes: May be retaken for additional credits as topics vary. Focus topic will be designated on the transcript.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

World Languages and Cultures Department


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