Systematic training in speaking, reading and writing the French language. Laboratory work is required. For students with little or no previous knowledge of French.
ELEMENTARY FRENCH II Credits: 3 Pre-Requisites: FRE 121
Continuation of FRE 121
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.
INTERMEDIATE FRENCH II Credits: 3 Pre-Requisites: FRE 221 or FRE 224 or FRE 228 or permission of Department Chairperson
Continuation of FRE 221.
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.
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.
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.
FRENCH CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION II Credits: 3 Pre-Requisites: FRE 231