French

Courses

FREN 101 French I 4.0 Credits

Introductory French. Includes listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Offered all terms.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

FREN 102 French II 4.0 Credits

Continues FREN 101. Offered all terms.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: FREN 101 [Min Grade: C]

FREN 103 French III 4.0 Credits

Continues FREN 102. Offered all terms.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: FREN 102 [Min Grade: C]

FREN 201 French IV 4.0 Credits

Intermediate French. Includes grammar review, listening, speaking, and reading, with individual audiolingual practice. Offered all terms.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: FREN 103 [Min Grade: C]

FREN 202 French V 4.0 Credits

Continues FREN 201. Offered all terms.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: FREN 201 [Min Grade: C]

FREN 203 French VI: Conversations & Composition 4.0 Credits

Provides intensive practice in comprehension and written and oral communication. Emphasizes development of writing skills and increased oral competence in everyday situations. Offered all terms.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: FREN 202 [Min Grade: C]

FREN 310 Advanced Writing and Speaking 4.0 Credits

French 310 provides advanced practice in written and oral communication, including journalistic, professional, and creative writing. Examines contemporary cultural contexts through media and news. Taught in French.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: FREN 202 [Min Grade: C]

FREN 311 [WI] Introduction to French Stylistics 3.0 Credits

Provides advanced practice in comprehension and written and oral communication, based primarily on periodicals and contemporary media. Offered every term. This is a writing intensive course.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: FREN 203 [Min Grade: C]

FREN 312 [WI] French Stylistics 3.0 Credits

Continues FREN 311. Provides extensive study of the techniques of translation and communication. Offered all terms. This is a writing intensive course.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: FREN 311 [Min Grade: C]

FREN 313 [WI] Advanced French Stylistics 3.0 Credits

Continues FREN 312. Provides advanced training in oral and written communication in French. Particularly recommended for students who have pre-proficiency status, French minors, and students interested in graduate study and/or international careers. Offered as needed. This is a writing intensive course.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: FREN 312 [Min Grade: C]

FREN 320 Introduction to Language for the Professions 3.0 Credits

This course provides an introduction to communication skills in areas such as contemporary business, health, and law in a culturally sensitive fashion. The content of this course may change every term it is offered and is repeatable for credit. Taught in French.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 27 credits
Prerequisites: FREN 310 [Min Grade: C]

FREN 330 Introduction to Identities and Communities 3.0 Credits

This course provides an introduction to the analysis of individual and collective identities, including issues of gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, class, nationality, and religion. The content of this course may change every term it is offered and is repeatable for credit. Taught in French.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 27 credits
Prerequisites: FREN 310 [Min Grade: C]

FREN 331 Introduction to Studies in French Literature 3.0 Credits

Advanced French. Reading, writing, and extensive conversational practice, based on masterpieces of French literature.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 24 credits
Prerequisites: FREN 312 [Min Grade: C]

FREN 332 Studies in French Literature 3.0 Credits

Includes reading and oral and written analysis of representative texts in French literature, including familiarization with the historical and cultural contexts. Offered as needed.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 24 credits
Prerequisites: FREN 312 [Min Grade: C]

FREN 333 Advanced French Literature 3.0 Credits

Continues FREN 332. Provides advanced study of French literature. Offered as needed.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 24 credits
Prerequisites: FREN 312 [Min Grade: C]

FREN 340 Introduction to Power and Resistance 3.0 Credits

This course provides an introduction to the analysis of power relations and issues of (in)equality rooted in contemporary political and socio-economic systems. The content of this course may change every term it is offered and is repeatable for credit. Taught in French.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 27 credits
Prerequisites: FREN 310 [Min Grade: C]

FREN 350 Introduction to Language, Media, and Society 3.0 Credits

This course provides an introduction to the role of language and media in society, including sociolinguistics, gender, media studies, and communication. The content of this course may change every term it is offered and is repeatable for credit. Taught in French.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 27 credits
Prerequisites: FREN 310 [Min Grade: C]

FREN 351 Introduction to Business and Professional French 3.0 Credits

Provides intensive oral practice and written work in business, professional, and commercial French. Offered as needed.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 24 credits
Prerequisites: FREN 312 [Min Grade: C]

FREN 352 Business and Professional French 3.0 Credits

Advanced Business and Professional French. Advanced practice in oral and written French for business and the professions. Based on advanced texts, periodicals, and technical journals.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 24 credits
Prerequisites: FREN 312 [Min Grade: C]

FREN 353 Advanced Business and Professional French 0.5-20.0 Credits

Provides advanced study in business and professional terminology, with emphasis on the structure and protocols of the business world. Offered as needed.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 160 credits
Prerequisites: FREN 312 [Min Grade: C]

FREN 371 Special Studies in French Civilization and Culture 3.0 Credits

Presents an integrated approach in French to the civilization, culture, history, and literature specific to the areas in which the language is spoken, with emphasis on the development and evaluation of cultural values. Offered as needed.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 27 credits
Prerequisites: FREN 312 [Min Grade: C]

FREN 410 Advanced Grammar and Translation 3.0 Credits

This course provides advanced grammar instruction and fosters translation and communication skills within a contemporary cultural context. The content of this course may change every term it is offered and is repeatable for credit. Taught in French.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 27 credits
Prerequisites: FREN 310 [Min Grade: C] and (FREN 320 [Min Grade: C] or FREN 330 [Min Grade: C] or FREN 340 [Min Grade: C] or FREN 350 [Min Grade: C])

FREN 411 [WI] Special Studies in Advanced French Stylistics 3.0 Credits

Particularly recommended for students who have proficiency status, French minors, and students interested in graduate study and/or international careers. Offered as needed. This is a writing intensive course.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 24 credits
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: FREN 312 [Min Grade: C]

FREN 420 Advanced Studies in Language for the Professions 3.0 Credits

French 420 provides an advanced communication skills in areas such as contemporary business, health, and law in a culturally sensitive fashion. The content of FREN 420 may change every term it is offered and is repeatable for credit. Taught in French.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 27 credits
Prerequisites: FREN 310 [Min Grade: C] and (FREN 320 [Min Grade: C] or FREN 330 [Min Grade: C] or FREN 340 [Min Grade: C] or FREN 350 [Min Grade: C])

FREN 430 Advanced Studies in Identities and Communities 3.0 Credits

French 430 provides an advanced analysis of individual and collective identities, including issues of gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, class, nationality, and religion. The content of FREN 430 may change every term it is offered and is repeatable for credit. Taught in French.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 27 credits
Prerequisites: FREN 310 [Min Grade: C] and (FREN 320 [Min Grade: C] or FREN 330 [Min Grade: C] or FREN 340 [Min Grade: C] or FREN 350 [Min Grade: C])

FREN 431 [WI] Special Studies in Advanced French Literature 3.0 Credits

Particularly recommended for students who have proficiency status, French minors, and students interested in graduate study and/or international careers. Offered as needed. This is a writing intensive course.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 24 credits
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: FREN 312 [Min Grade: C]

FREN 440 Advanced Studies in Power and Resistance 3.0 Credits

French 440 provides an advanced analysis of power relations and issues of (in)equality rooted in contemporary political and socio-economic systems. The content of FREN 440 may change every term it is offered and is repeatable for credit. Taught in French.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 27 credits
Prerequisites: FREN 310 [Min Grade: C] and (FREN 320 [Min Grade: C] or FREN 330 [Min Grade: C] or FREN 340 [Min Grade: C] or FREN 350 [Min Grade: C])

FREN 450 Advanced Studies in Language, Media, and Society 3.0 Credits

French 450 provides an advanced analysis of the role of language and media in society, including sociolinguistics, gender, media studies, and communication. The content of FREN 450 may change every term it is offered and is repeatable for credit. Taught in French.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 27 credits
Prerequisites: FREN 310 [Min Grade: C] and (FREN 320 [Min Grade: C] or FREN 330 [Min Grade: C] or FREN 340 [Min Grade: C] or FREN 350 [Min Grade: C])

FREN 451 Special Studies in Advanced Business and Professional French 3.0 Credits

Continues FREN 353, with emphasis on the structure and protocols of the European Union. Particularly recommended for students who have proficiency status, French minors, and students interested in graduate study and/or international careers. Offered as needed.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: FREN 312 [Min Grade: D]

FREN 471 [WI] Special Studies in French Civilization 3.0 Credits

Presents an integrated approach, at the advanced level, to the civilization, culture, history, and literature of a given period specific to the areas in which French is spoken, with emphasis on the development and evaluation of cultural values. Offered as needed. This is a writing intensive course.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 24 credits
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: FREN 312 [Min Grade: C]

FREN 480 French Minor Thesis Course 0.5-4.0 Credits

Independent research study on a topic selected by the student. Independent study is supervised by a faculty member and guided by a plan of study. At the end of the course, the student is required to produce a paper and oral defense on the topic of his paper.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

FREN I199 Independent Study in FREN 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

FREN I299 Independent Study in FREN 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

FREN I399 Independent Study in FREN 0.5-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

FREN I499 Independent Study in FREN 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

FREN T180 Special Topics in French 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

FREN T280 Special Topics in French 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

FREN T380 Special Topics in French 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

FREN T480 Special Topics in French 0.5-12.0 Credits

Recommended for French minors and for students with proficiency status. Offered all terms. This is a writing intensive course.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 8 times for 96 credits

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