French

Elementary French I

FREN110

In this course students learn the basics of understanding, speaking, reading, and writing French. This course stresses oral proficiency, pronunciation, listening comprehension, and grammatical accuracy, as well as the cultural backgrounds of French-speaking countries.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

Elementary French II

FREN111

In this interactive course, which continues the work of FREN110, students acquire a working knowledge of French necessary to accomplish basic tasks. This course emphasizes comprehension and practice in pronunciation and conversation, as well as listening, speaking, reading and writing skill in an authentic French cultural context.

3 credits
Prerequisite: FREN110 (C or better) or equivalent
Corequisite: None

Intermediate French I

FREN201

This course reviews basic essentials of vocabulary and grammatical constructions and presents some constructions not studied in the Elementary French sequence. The course also provides material for a solid foundation in conversation and composition. It continues to place emphasis on knowledge and appreciation of the culture of French-speaking countries.

3 credits
Prerequisite: FREN111 (C or better) or equivalent
Corequisite: None

Intermediate French II

FREN202

This course reviews basic essentials of vocabulary and grammatical constructions and presents further constructions not covered in FREN201. The course provides additional material for a solid foundation in conversation and composition. It continues to place emphasis on knowledge and appreciation of the cultural backgrounds of French-speaking countries.

3 credits
Prerequisite: FREN201 (C or better) or equivalent
Corequisite: None

Advanced French

FREN250

This course emphasizes developing greater proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing French through study of more complex language structure, reading and discussing current newspaper and magazine articles, listening to French radio broadcasts, viewing French television programs and film, reading more difficult literary texts, and deeper study of the culture and history of the French-speaking world. The texts chosen will vary from year to year.

3 credits
Prerequisite: FREN202 (C or better) or equivalent
Corequisite: None

Advanced French II

FREN251

This course emphasizes developing greater proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing French through study of more complex language structure, reading and discussing current newspaper and magazine articles, listening to French radio broadcasts, viewing French television programs and film, reading more difficult literary texts, and deeper study of the culture and history of the French-speaking world. The texts chosen will vary from year to year.

3 credits
Prerequisite: FREN250 (C or better) or equivalent
Corequisite: None