FREN 312-001 FRENCH CONVERSATION Proficiency-based conversation focusing on the refinement of listening and speaking skills and vocabulary acquisition through role playing, small group and class discussion, oral reports and presentations. Introduction to phonetics. Recommended Prerequisite: FREN 202 or equivalent experience. Three hours per week with enhancement.
FREN 325-001 FRANCOPHON CULTU THRU LIT A selection of short fiction, poetry and drama in French from the 19th and 20th centuries, centering on major cultural themes such as religion, chauvinism, honor, the family, etc. in the French-speaking world. Prerequisite: FREN 310 or consent of instructor. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IB (Prior to Fall 2008: IA).
FREN 496-001 INDEPENDENT STUDY Individual study in any area of language, culture or literature of the French-speaking world with the advice and direction from a member of the department. May be repeated with new content for a maximum of six credits. Prerequisites: Junior standing and permission of department chair.
FREN 101-001 ELEMENTARY FRENCH I Beginning spoken and written French with emphasis on the sound system and the basic structures of the language. Any student with two or more years of high school French or equivalent experience is ineligible for this course without expressed permission of the instructor. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIA or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IB).
FREN 316-001 FRAN CULTURE & CIVILIZATION I Study of geography of France and Francophone civilization tracing major historical, cultural and artistic themes from the 17th and 18th century. Prerequisite: FREN 202. Three hours per week with enhancement.