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.

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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

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FR 213, 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.

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

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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.

Prerequisite: FR 311 with C- or better

FR 311, THIRD-YEAR FRENCH, 4 Credits

First course in the third-year sequence. Consolidates and expands writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills in French at the Intermediate level and above through authentic materials and interactions including short stories, news reports, and conversations with diverse fluent speakers and learners of French. Develops awareness of French-speaking cultures beyond France. Reviews grammatical structures and pronunciation rules. Conducted in French.

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

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FR 312, THIRD-YEAR FRENCH, 4 Credits

Second course in the third-year sequence. Consolidates and expands writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills in French at the Intermediate level and above through authentic materials and interactions including short stories, news reports, and conversations with diverse fluent speakers and learners of French. Develops awareness of French-speaking cultures beyond France. Reviews grammatical structures and pronunciation rules. Conducted in French.

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

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FR 313, THIRD-YEAR FRENCH, 4 Credits

Third course in the third-year sequence. Consolidates and expands writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills in French at the Intermediate level and above through authentic materials and interactions including short stories, news reports, and conversations with diverse fluent speakers and learners of French. Develops awareness of French-speaking cultures beyond France. Reviews grammatical structures and pronunciation rules. Conducted in French.

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

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FR 315, LE FRANÇAIS PROFESSIONNEL: BUSINESS FRENCH, 3 Credits

Introduces French business world and business language. Develops business vocabulary; practice in writing resumes, business letters and business reports through reading and listening comprehension activities, conversations, peer collaborations. Taught in French.

Prerequisite: FR 312 with C- or better

FR 319, SELECTED TOPICS IN FRENCH LANGUAGE, 3 Credits

Skill-orientation variable. Conducted in French.

This course is repeatable for 9 credits.

Available via Ecampus

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.

Prerequisite: FR 213 with D- or better

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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.

Prerequisite: FR 213 with D- or better

Available via Ecampus

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.

Prerequisite: FR 213 with D- or better

Available via Ecampus

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 – Bacc Core, Perspectives, Western Culture; LACH – Liberal Arts Humanities Core

Recommended: Completion of 6 credits of 300-level French

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FR 339, ESPACES FRANCOPHONES: FRANCOPHONE STUDIES, 3 Credits

Explores geographical, historical, political, artistic and literary facets of the francophone world; examines questions of identity linked to cultural, linguistic, political, and economical dynamics that persist in the francophone world. Applies various linguistic and analytical skills through written analyses, debates, and discussions around authentic textual, multimedia, and/or cinematographic resources. Taught in French.

Prerequisite: FR 313 with C- or better

This course is repeatable for 9 credits.

Available via Ecampus

FR 340, INTRODUCTION À LA LITTÉRATURE D'EXPRESSION FRANÇAISE: INTRODUCTION TO FRENCH LITERARY STUDIES, 3 Credits

Explores concepts and vocabulary fundamental to the study of French literature. Synthesizes the main currents of French literary history. Introduces French genres: prose, poetry, and drama. Applies techniques of literary analysis through close reading activities, discussions, peer collaborations and essay writing. Taught in French.

Attributes: LACH – Liberal Arts Humanities Core

Prerequisite: FR 313 with C- or better

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FR 349, SELECTED TOPICS IN FRANCOPHONE CINEMA, 3 Credits

This course is repeatable for 9 credits.

Available via Ecampus

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.

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

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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.

Available via Ecampus

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.

Prerequisite: FR 313 with D- or better

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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.

Prerequisite: 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.

Prerequisite: FR 313 with D- or better

FR 439, ^FRENCH-ADVANCED COMPOSITION, 3 Credits

Examines diverse discourse structures and genres. Reinforces reading and analytical skills using French (and Francophone) short literary and other cultural materials. Explores informal and formal writing in French. Taught in French.

Attributes: CWIC – Bacc Core, Skills, Writing Intensive Course

Prerequisite: FR 411 with C or better

Recommended: Courses with extensive writing and reading practice in French

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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 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

This course is repeatable for 12 credits.