French (FR)

FR 111. FIRST-YEAR FRENCH. (4 Credits)

Pronunciation, grammar, reading, writing, listening comprehension, speaking, conversation. Designed specifically for students with no prior training in French. Native and/or bilingual speakers of French will not receive credit for FR 111, FR 112, FR 113. Lec/rec.

Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in FR 199

FR 112. FIRST-YEAR FRENCH. (4 Credits)

Pronunciation, grammar, reading, writing, listening comprehension, speaking, conversation. Designed specifically for students with no prior training in French. Native and/or bilingual speakers of French will not receive credit for FR 111, FR 112, FR 113. Lec/rec.

Prerequisites: FR 111 with D- or better or placement test

Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in FR 199

FR 113. FIRST-YEAR FRENCH. (4 Credits)

Pronunciation, grammar, reading, writing, listening comprehension, speaking, conversation. Designed specifically for students with no prior training in French. Native and/or bilingual speakers of French will not receive credit for FR 111, FR 112, FR 113. Lec/rec.

Prerequisites: FR 112 with D- or better or placement test

Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in FR 199

FR 121. SURVIVAL FRENCH FOR STUDENTS AND TRAVELERS. (3 Credits)

Provides practical linguistic tools for short stays in France. Basic conversation skills, pronunciation, introduction to French non-verbal language, as well as cultural tools, introduction to French etiquette, visual dictionary, and tips for avoiding cross-cultural misunderstandings common between Americans and the French.

FR 188. FRENCH STUDIES, FRENCH STUDY CENTERS. (1-12 Credits)

May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Section 1: Topics, French language. Section 2: Practical work (exercises). Section 3: Topics, French arts and letters. Section 4: Topics, France and French society.

This course is repeatable for 12 credits.

FR 199. SPECIAL STUDIES. (1-16 Credits)

Conversation, pronunciation, vocabulary-building, etc. Supplements basic sequence FR 111, FR 112, FR 113. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

FR 211. SECOND-YEAR FRENCH. (4 Credits)

Continued development of basic language skills, pronunciation, and vocabulary acquisition; introduction to extensive reading. Native and/or bilingual speakers of French will not receive credit for FR 211, FR 212, FR 213. Lec/rec.

Prerequisites: FR 113 with D- or better or placement test

Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in FR 299

FR 212. SECOND-YEAR FRENCH. (4 Credits)

Continued development of basic language skills, pronunciation, and vocabulary acquisition; introduction to extensive reading. Native and/or bilingual speakers of French will not receive credit for FR 211, FR 212, FR 213. Lec/rec.

Prerequisites: FR 211 with D- or better or placement test

Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in FR 299

FR 213. SECOND-YEAR FRENCH. (4 Credits)

Continued development of basic language skills, pronunciation, and vocabulary acquisition; introduction to extensive reading. Completion of FR 213 with a grade of C- or better satisfies BA requirement in foreign languages. Native and/or bilingual speakers of French will not receive credit for FR 211, FR 212, FR 213. Lec/rec.

Prerequisites: FR 212 with D- or better or placement test

Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in FR 299

FR 288. FRENCH STUDIES, FRENCH STUDY CENTERS. (1-12 Credits)

May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Section 1: Topics, French language. Section 2: Practical work (exercises). Section 3: Topics, French arts and letters. Section 4: Topics, France and French society.

This course is repeatable for 12 credits.

FR 299. SPECIAL STUDIES. (1-16 Credits)

Conversation, pronunciation, vocabulary-building, etc. Supplements basic sequence FR 211, FR 212, FR 213. May not be offered every year. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

FR 300. ADVANCED FRENCH CONVERSATION. (3 Credits)

Focuses on oral communication through extensive listening and speaking practice in French. Students will interact with francophone cultures and the French language through personal research and presentations, exchanges with native and non-native francophone speakers, as well as through diverse authentic documents. Time will be dedicated to a targeted practice of French pronunciation, topical vocabulary and idiomatic expressions. Some reading and writing will also be required to develop oral skills. Native speakers of French are not eligible to take this course.

Prerequisites: FR 311 with C- or better

FR 311. THIRD-YEAR FRENCH. (3 Credits)

A language-use course; primary emphasis on developing oral and written proficiency; extensive practice in speaking and writing. Grammar review; vocabulary study; written assignments including original compositions. Conducted in French.

Prerequisites: FR 213 with C- or better or placement test

FR 312. THIRD-YEAR FRENCH. (3 Credits)

A language-use course; primary emphasis on developing oral and written proficiency; extensive practice in speaking and writing. Grammar review; vocabulary study; written assignments including original compositions. Conducted in French.

Prerequisites: FR 311 with C- or better or placement test

FR 313. THIRD-YEAR FRENCH. (3 Credits)

A language-use course; primary emphasis on developing oral and written proficiency; extensive practice in speaking and writing. Grammar review; vocabulary study; written assignments including original compositions. Conducted in French.

Prerequisites: FR 312 with C- or better or placement test

FR 315. FRENCH FOR BUSINESS. (3 Credits)

An introduction to the French business world and business language. Development of business vocabulary; discussion; practice in writing resumes, business letters and business reports. Conducted in French. May not be offered every year.

Recommended: FR 213

FR 319. SELECTED TOPICS IN FRENCH LANGUAGE. (3 Credits)

Skill-orientation variable. Conducted in French. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

This course is repeatable for 9 credits.

FR 321. FRENCH CONVERSATION FOR ADVANCED SPEAKERS I. (1 Credit)

Designed for students who would like to continue developing basic listening and speaking skills in French through independent work with a variety of media. Graded P/N.

Prerequisites: FR 213 with D- or better

FR 322. FRENCH CONVERSATION FOR ADVANCED SPEAKERS II. (1 Credit)

Designed for students who would like to continue developing basic listening and speaking skills in French through independent work with a variety of media.

Prerequisites: FR 213 with D- or better

FR 323. FRENCH CONVERSATION FOR ADVANCED SPEAKERS III. (1 Credit)

Designed for students who would like to continue developing basic listening and speaking skills in French through independent work with a variety of media.

Prerequisites: FR 213 with D- or better

FR 333. *FRENCH CULTURE AND SOCIETY SINCE THE REVOLUTION. (3 Credits)

Cultural life of the French people from 1789 to the present. Conducted in French. Need not be taken in order. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Attributes: CPWC – Core, Pers, West Culture; LACH – Liberal Arts Humanities Core

Recommended: Completion of 6 credits of 300-level French

FR 336. QUEBEC: TEXTS AND CONTEXTS. (3 Credits)

Intended for intermediate and advanced students in French. Offers an introductory knowledge of Quebec. Discussions and readings cover a variety of topics, including geography, history, cinema, literature, popular culture, the language issue, American and French influences, ethnic diversity and immigration, among other topics of interest.

Prerequisites: FR 211 with D- or better

FR 339. FRENCH: FRANCOPHONE STUDIES. (3 Credits)

May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Not offered every year.

Equivalent to: FR 339H

This course is repeatable for 9 credits.

FR 340. INTRODUCTION TO FRENCH LITERARY STUDIES. (3 Credits)

Concepts and vocabulary fundamental to the study of French literature; general view of the main currents of French literary history; introduction to French versification; techniques of literary analysis; practice in literary analysis and in writing about literature; explication de texte. Conducted in French. (H)

Attributes: LACH – Liberal Arts Humanities Core

Recommended: FR 213

FR 343. THE SHORT STORY: WOMEN IN THE FRANCOPHONE WORLD. (3 Credits)

A selection of short stories written by francophone women representing various regions of the French-speaking world. These stories revolve around contemporary issues affecting and of interest particularly to women in these francophone societies. Among major themes will be immigration, conditions of women, quest for identity, tradition versus modernity, and other related topics.

Prerequisites: FR 311 with C or better

FR 349. SELECTED TOPICS IN FRANCOPHONE LITERATURE. (3 Credits)

Literary works, themes, movements, or authors from French-speaking areas of the world. Conducted in French. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Not offered every year.

This course is repeatable for 9 credits.

FR 379. PROCTOR EXPERIENCE. (1-2 Credits)

Supervised practicum for advanced students. Assignments as proctors or tutors in lower-division French courses. No more than 2 credits may be used to satisfy degree requirements for a major in French; may not be used to satisfy requirements for a minor in French. Graded P/N.

This course is repeatable for 6 credits.

Recommended: Completion of 12 upper-division credits in French, including FR 311, FR 312, FR 313 and FR 351, with a minimum 3.0 GPA

FR 388. FRENCH STUDIES, FRENCH STUDY CENTERS. (1-12 Credits)

May be repeated when topic varies. Section 1: Topics, French language. Section 2: Practical work (exercises). Section 3: Topics, French arts and letters. Section 4: Topics, France and French society.

This course is repeatable for 12 credits.

FR 399. SPECIAL TOPICS. (1-16 Credits)

May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Not offered every year.

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

FR 401. RESEARCH. (1-16 Credits)

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

FR 402. INDEPENDENT STUDY. (1-16 Credits)

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

FR 403. THESIS. (1-16 Credits)

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

FR 405. READING AND CONFERENCE. (1-16 Credits)

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

FR 407. SEMINAR. (1-16 Credits)

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

FR 410. INTERNSHIP. (1-15 Credits)

This course is repeatable for 15 credits.

FR 411. FOURTH-YEAR FRENCH. (3 Credits)

A language-use course; primary emphasis on developing oral and written proficiency; extensive practice in speaking and writing. Grammar review; vocabulary study; analysis of writing styles and techniques; oral reports and original presentations in French; original compositions. Conducted in French.

Prerequisites: FR 313 with D- or better

FR 421. FRENCH CONVERSATION FOR ADVANCED SPEAKERS IV. (1 Credit)

Designed for students who would like to continue developing listening and speaking skills in French through independent work with a variety of media. Graded P/N.

Prerequisites: FR 313 with D- or better

FR 422. FRENCH CONVERSATIONS FOR ADVANCED SPEAKERS V. (1 Credit)

Designed for students who would like to continue developing listening and speaking skills in French through independent work with a variety of media. Graded P/N.

Prerequisites: FR 313 with D- or better

FR 423. FRENCH CONVERSATION FOR ADVANCED SPEAKERS VI. (1 Credit)

Designed for students who would like to continue developing listening and speaking skills in French through independent work with a variety of media.

Prerequisites: FR 313 with D- or better

FR 439. ^FRENCH/FRANCOPHONE STUDIES. (3 Credits)

Variable topics in language, culture, or literature. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Conducted in French. Not offered every year. (Writing Intensive Course)

Attributes: CWIC – Core, Skills, WIC

This course is repeatable for 9 credits.

FR 449. SELECTED TOPICS IN FRANCOPHONE LITERATURE. (3 Credits)

Conducted in French. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Not offered every year.

This course is repeatable for 9 credits.

FR 488. FRENCH STUDIES, FRENCH STUDY CENTERS. (1-12 Credits)

May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Section 1: Topics, French language. Section 2: Practical work (exercises). Section 3: Topics, French arts and letters. Section 4: Topics, France and French Society.

This course is repeatable for 12 credits.

FR 499. SPECIAL TOPICS. (1-16 Credits)

May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Not offered every year.

Equivalent to: FR 499H

This course is repeatable for 9 credits.

FR 499H. SPECIAL TOPICS. (1-16 Credits)

May be repeated for credit when topic varies. See Schedule of Classes for current offerings and prerequisites. Not offered every year.

Attributes: HNRS – Honors Course Designator

Equivalent to: FR 499

This course is repeatable for 9 credits.

FR 501. RESEARCH. (1-16 Credits)

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

FR 502. INDEPENDENT STUDY. (1-16 Credits)

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

FR 503. THESIS. (1-16 Credits)

This course is repeatable for 999 credits.

FR 505. READING AND CONFERENCE.. (1-16 Credits)

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

FR 507. SEMINAR. (1-16 Credits)

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

FR 511. FOURTH-YEAR FRENCH. (3 Credits)

A language-use course; primary emphasis on developing oral and written proficiency; extensive practice in speaking and writing. Grammar review; vocabulary study; analysis of writing styles and techniques; oral reports and original presentations in French; original compositions. Conducted in French.

Recommended: FR 313

FR 539. FRENCH/FRANCOPHONE STUDIES. (3 Credits)

Variable topics in language, culture, or literature. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Conducted in French. See Schedule of Classes for current topics and prerequisites. Not offered every year.

This course is repeatable for 12 credits.

FR 588. FRENCH STUDIES, FRENCH STUDY CENTERS. (1-12 Credits)

May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Section 1: Topics, French language. Section 2: Practical work (exercises). Section 3: Topics, French arts and letters. Section 4: Topics, France and French society.

This course is repeatable for 12 credits.