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Undergraduate 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

 

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.

 

Note: Courses in other foreign languages such as German, Latin, Russian, Chinese and Hebrew are

offered when demand warrants and staffing permits.

 

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