French (FREN)

French (FREN)

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FREN 1101 Elementary French I: 4 semester hours.

Intended to teach students basic communication skills and grammatical structures in French and to acquaint them with the culture of the French-speaking countries. Practice in the language laboratory is required. Partially satisfies Objective 4 of the General Education Requirements. F, S

FREN 1102 Elementary French II: 4 semester hours.

Intended to teach students basic communication skills and grammatical structures in French and to acquaint them with the culture of the French-speaking countries. Practice in the language laboratory is required. PREREQ: FREN 1101 or equivalent.Partially satisifes Objective 4 of the General Education Requirements. F, S

FREN 2200 Intermediate Enrichment: 1-4 semester hours.

Enhances intermediate students' progress in listening, speaking, reading, writing as well as broadening cultural and historical understanding. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits. COREQ: FREN 2201 or FREN 2202. PREREQ: C- in FREN 1102. F, S, Su

FREN 2201 Intermediate French I: 4 semester hours.

Extensive review of grammatical structures and continued emphasis on developing students' communication skills in French. Contrastive study of culture as reflected in the French language. Practice in the language laboratory is required. PREREQ: FREN 1102 or equivalent. Satisfies Objective 9 of the General Education Requirements. F

FREN 2202 Intermediate French II: 4 semester hours.

Extensive review of grammatical structures and continued emphasis on developing students' communication skills in French. Contrastive study of culture as reflected in the French language. Practice in the language laboratory is required. PREREQ: FREN 2201 or equivalent. Satisfies Objective 9 of the General Education Requirements. S

FREN 2205 Study Abroad: 3-6 semester hours.

Available only through study overseas. Development of intermediate-level communicative competencies in speaking, listening, reading and writing, and of cultural awareness through exposure to customs, traditions, places, and peoples. Graded S/U. D

FREN 2299 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hours.

This is an experimental course. The course title and number of credits are announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times with the same title and content.

FREN 3300 Intensive Conversation: 3 semester hours.

Students who have not had an immersion experience but who have completed intermediate course work focus on developing conversational skills. Emphasis on real-life topics, tasks, and functions. Graded S/U. Restricted to declared FREN major or graduate student. PREREQ: C- in FREN 2202 and permission of instructor. D

FREN 3301 French Conversation and Composition I: 3 semester hours.

Intensive practice speaking and writing French in forms and styles common to economics, politics, science, society, the arts and creative writing of the French-speaking world. PREREQ: FREN 2202 or equivalent. F

FREN 3302 French Conversation and Composition II: 3 semester hours.

Intensive practice speaking and writing French in forms and styles common to economics, politics, science, society, the arts and creative writing of the French-speaking world. PREREQ: FREN 2202 or equivalent. S

FREN 3303 Professional French: 3 semester hours.

Intensive practice speaking, reading and writing in French in business, medical, legal, or other professions. PREREQ: FREN 2202 or equivalent experience. Can be repeated for up to 6 credits with different content. D

FREN 3305 Study Abroad: 1-6 semester hours.

Available only through study overseas. Development of upper-division level communicative competencies in speaking, listening, reading and writing, and of cultural awareness through exposure to customs, traditions, places, and peoples. Graded S/U. D

FREN 3341 Survey of French Literature and Civilization I: 3 semester hours.

Comprehensive overview of the main currents of French cultural history and literature. PREREQ: FREN 2202 or equivalent. Conducted in French. D

FREN 3342 Survey of French Literature and Civilization II: 3 semester hours.

Comprehensive overview of the main currents of French cultural history and literature. PREREQ: FREN 2202 or equivalent. D

FREN 3375 Topics in Culture and Literature: 3 semester hours.

Explore a topic of interest in French literature and culture through the study of a wide variety of literary and cultural texts at an introductory level. May be repeated 3 times with different content. PRE-or-COREQ: C- in CMLT 3360 or FREN 3301 or FREN 3302. F, S

FREN 3381 French Current Affairs: 3 semester hours.

Study of contemporary French culture through an examination of current sociocultural issues in French speaking countries. Conducted in French. D

FREN 3399 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hours.

This is an experimental course. The course title and number of credits are announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times with the same title and content.

FREN 4400 French Advanced Grammar: 3 semester hours.

Survey of selected grammar and composition topics on the advanced level. PREREQ: Permission of instructor. D

FREN 4465 French Translation and Interpretation: 3 semester hours.

Theory and principles of translation and/or interpretation and their application in the fields of literature, business, law, and medicine. Topics may vary. May be repeated three times with different content. COREQ: FREN 4465L. PREREQ: Permission of instructor. D

FREN 4465L Translation and Interpretation Laboratory: 1-3 semester hours.

Intensive application of interpretation practices and procedures presented in FREN 4465. May be repeated 3 times with different content. PRE-or-COREQ: C- in FREN 3301 or FREN 3302. COREQ: FREN 4465. D

FREN 4470 Readings in French: 2 semester hours.

Reading, discussion, and preparation of reports on selected topics in French literature. May be repeated for up to 4 credits with different content. Conducted in French. PREREQ: Permission of instructor. D

FREN 4475 Topics in Culture and Literature: 3 semester hours.

Explore a topic of interest in French literature and culture at a more advanced level through the study of a wide variety of literacy and cultural texts. May be repeated 3 times with different content. PREREQ: C- in CMLT 3360 or FREN 3301 or FREN 3302. F, S

FREN 4480 Independent Studies in French: 3 semester hours.

A directed project, under the guidance of an instructor, emphasizing individual study or research according to the needs of the student. PREREQ: Permission of instructor. D

FREN 4490 French Senior Seminar: 3 semester hours.

Advanced studies in selected topics from language, culture, literatures or methods of research. May be repeated for up to 6 credits with different content. Conducted in French. PREREQ: Permission of instructor. D

FREN 4493 French Internship: 1-3 semester hours.

Internship coordinated by faculty providing significant exposure to the use of French in a professional environment. May be repeated for up to 3 credits. Graded S/U. D

FREN 4495 Topics in Language and Culture for the Professions: 1-3 semester hours.

Enhance and supplement linguistic and cultural proficiency in a variety of professional contexts. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 credits with different content. PREREQ: Permission of instructor. D

FREN 4499 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hours.

This course is not described in the catalog. The course title and number of credits are announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times.

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