ACADEMICS

  • French Courses

    FR 101 Beginning French I
    LASC—Thought, Language and Culture
    Fundamentals of pronunciation, patterns of speech, basic structures. Develops listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    FR 102 Beginning French II
    LASC—Thought, Language and Culture
    Prerequisite FR 101 or equivalent.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    FR 191 Special Topics in French
    An introductory level course in French on current or specialized topics.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
    FR 193 Special Topics in French for First-Year Students
    All "193" courses are approved for LASC but may vary by section. See current course listing for specific LASC area approval.
    An introductory level course covering topics of special interest to first-year students. Offered only as a First-Year Seminar.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    FR 210 Intermediate French I
    LASC—Thought, Language and Culture
    Prerequisite: FR 102 or equivalent
    Review of fundamentals and presentation of more complex grammatical features; development of conversational skills; selected readings, written and oral composition.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    FR 211 Intermediate French II
    LASC—Thought, Language and Culture
    Prerequisite: FR 210 or equivalent
    Continuation of FR 210.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    FR 321 Advanced French Composition I
    LASC—Thought, Language and Culture; Writing Across the Curriculum
    Prerequisite: Two FR 200 level courses or equivalent
    Practice in diverse composition styles as well as review of grammar, and introduction to reading French texts.
    Conducted in French.
    Offered every 3 years. 3 credits.
     
    FR 322 Advanced French Grammar
    Prerequisite: Two FR 200 level courses or equivalent
    Intensive review of grammar, practice in composition and introduction to reading French texts. Conducted in French.
    Offered every 3 years. 3 credits.
     
    FR 323 Advanced French Conversation
    LASC—Thought, Language and Culture
    Prerequisite: Two FR 200 level courses or equivalent
    Development of fluency and accuracy, free discussions, prepared oral presentations, practical exercises in oral expression. Conducted in French.
    Offered every 3 years. 3 credits.
     
    FR 331 General French Civilization
    LASC—Thought, Language and Culture
    Prerequisite: Two FR 200 level courses or equivalent
    Significant aspects of French history, geography, and cultural achievements to World War I. Conducted in French.
    Offered every 3 years. 3 credits.
     
    FR 341 Introduction to French Literature
    LASC—Thought, Language and Culture
    Prerequisite: Two FR 200 level courses or equivalent
    Major periods and genres of French literature. Conducted in French.
    Offered every 3 years. 3 credits.
     
    FR 342 Survey of French Literature I

    LASC—Thought, Language and Culture
    Prerequisite: Two FR 200 level courses or equivalent
    Selections from the epic, drama, lyric poetry, and the major prose writers to major authors of the classical period.
    Conducted in French.
    Offered every 2 years. 3 credits.
     
    FR 344 Survey of French Literature II
    LASC—Thought, Language and Culture
    Prerequisite: Two FR 200 level courses or equivalent
    Major authors of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Conducted in French.
    Offered every 2 years. 3 credits.
     
    FR 346 Twentieth Century French Literature
    LASC—Global Perspectives; Thought, Language and Culture
    Prerequisite: Two FR 200 level courses or equivalent

    Major novelists, dramatists, and poets from the turn of the century to the present. Conducted in French.
    Offered every 3 years. 3 credits.
     
    FR 401 Seminar in French Studies
    Prerequisite: For advanced students
    Special topics in French language, literature or civilization.
    Offered every 3 years. 3 credits.
     
    FR 402 Independent Study in French
    Prerequisite: Consent of instructor
    Study of a special topic. Both content and eligibility subject to departmental guidelines and approval.
    Offered every year. 1-6 credits.
     
    FR 403 Teaching Assistantship in French

    Prerequisite: FR 321 or instructor’s approval. Suggested for advanced students of French.
    Teaching Assistants in French will regularly attend the beginning or intermediate-level courses to which they are assigned to assist the professor.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.
     
    FR 475 Internship in French
    Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and department.
    Provides majors practical experience in areas where speaking, reading, and writing skills may be applied.
    Offered every year. 3 credits.