Courses

FREN 101 Elementary French I

A study of the fundamentals with emphasis on pronunciation and aural comprehension. Oral and written work. Reading of selected materials. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 D. Scaer M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

FREN 102 Elementary French II

A study of the fundamentals with emphasis on pronunciation and aural comprehension. Oral and written work. Reading of selected materials. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments FREN-101, or its equivalent, is a prerequisite for 102

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2021 E. Groff M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

FREN 150 Elementary French Review

A one semester review of the essentials of French grammar and basic vocabulary to promote listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Emphasis is on developing conversational skills and cultural awareness to handle topics of everyday life in French. This course is designed for students who have studied French previously, but lack sufficient preparation to enter French 201. (1)Lecture: 3 hrs/wk; Laboratory: 1 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 A. Clifton M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Fall 2020 A. Clifton M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

FREN 201 Intermediate French I

A review of grammar. Selected reading, conversation, culture and composition. L ecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 E. Groff M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Fall 2020 E. Groff M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Spring 2021 A. Clifton M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Spring 2021 A. Clifton M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

FREN 202 Intermediate French II

A review of grammar. Selected reading, conversation, culture and composition. L ecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments FREN-201 or equivalent is prerequisite to FREN-202

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 A. Clifton M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Spring 2021 D. Scaer M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

FREN 315 Francophone Societies

A study of political, economic, social, literary, and cultural issues in selected contemporary Francophone societies. Three French-speaking countries, selected from Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas, will be studied in depth. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory work. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments FREN 202

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2021 A. Clifton M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

FREN 330 Studies in French Translation

An introduction to the field of professional translation and interpretation, as well as a workshop in which students can practice their translation/interpretation skills. Students will become familar with translation as a theoretical and methodological communicative act. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments FREN-202

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 D. Scaer T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

FREN 380 SpSt:Culture & Hist of Quebec

Study of a special topic, with subject or theme to be determined by the student s and faculty member. Course may be take n more than once. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments FREN 202 or Permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 A. Clifton M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

FREN 416 Internship

Field placement providing the student w ith practical experience in work areas i n which French is applied. These areas m ay include embassies, government service , international business, education, ind ustry, and the communications media. May be conducted in French or English. Lect ure: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 E. Groff

FREN 420 The French Poetic Tradition

A study of the languages and forms of poetry in French, based on reading and analysis of selected works from major poets and poetic movements in French literary history. This course is designed to enable students to become better readers of French poetry and to gain an understanding and appreciation of some of France's greatest poets. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments Take Fren-202 or higher

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2021 E. Groff M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

FREN 461 The Modern Novel & Short Story

Major works of the 20th century including such authors as Gide, Camus, Sartre, Robbe-Grillet, and other francophone writers. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments Take Fren-202 or higher

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2021 E. Groff T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

FREN 495 Honors Project

A program of independent study culminat ing in a paper, artistic creation, or pe rformance. 1/2 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 E. Groff