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French Courses

FRE 121
ELEMENTARY FRENCH I
Credits: 3


Systematic training in speaking, reading and writing the French language. Laboratory work is required. For students with little or no previous knowledge of French.

FRE 122
ELEMENTARY FRENCH II
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
FRE 121


Continuation of FRE 121


FRE 221
INTERMEDIATE FRENCH I
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
FRE 122 or two years of high school French


Continuation of principles established during the first year: review of grammar, reading, and conversation. Emphasis on conversational activities and original compositions. Laboratory work is required.

FRE 222
INTERMEDIATE FRENCH II
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
FRE 221 or FRE 224 or FRE 228 or permission of Department Chairperson


Continuation of FRE 221.


FRE 224
CONTEMPORARY FRENCH LITERATURE
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
FRE 221 or higher or permission of Department Chairperson


Reading, analysis and discussion of works of representative Francophone writers from the late 19th and 20th centuries. Readings and discussions are primarily in French with a strong emphasis on the analysis of short stories, plays, poems, modern era and excerpts of novels.

FRE 228
FRENCH CIVILIZATION AND CULTURE
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
FRE 221 or higher or permission of Department Chairperson


Reading, analysis and discussion of French civilization and culture of major periods from prehistoric times to the present. Readings and discussions primarily in French. This course may be taken in lieu of FRE 222 to complete the modern language requirement for the A.A.


FRE 231
FRENCH CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION I
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
FRE 222 or a minimun of three years of high school French


An advanced course providing intensive training in speaking and writing colloquial French. Includes oral and written reports and discussions.

FRE 232
FRENCH CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION II
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
FRE 231


Continuation of FRE 231.