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  • Prerequisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable
  • Additional Fees
Credits 4
Lecture
Fall
FRENCH-101

Introduction to the French Language I

Development of basic ability in understanding, reading, speaking and writing in French.

Prerequisites
No prerequisites
Credits 4
Lecture
Spring
FRENCH-102

Introduction to the French Language II

  • Pre-Requisites

Development of basic ability in understanding, reading, speaking and writing in French.

Prerequisites
P: none; REC: 1 yr h.s. or 1 sem college French.
Credits 3
Lecture
Fall
FRENCH-201

Intermediate French Language I

  • Pre-Requisites

Further development of the ability to understand, read and speak French.

Prerequisites
P: none; REC: 2 yrs h.s. or 2 sem college French.
Credits 3
Lecture
Spring
FRENCH-202

Intermediate French Language II

Further development of the ability to understand, read and speak French.

Prerequisites
P: none; REC: 3 yrs h.s. or 3 sem college French.
  • Gen Ed: Global Culture
Credits 3
Lecture
Fall
FRENCH-225

Intermediate French Conversation and Composition

  • Pre-Requisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis

Development of greater fluency through classroom practice in conversation and composition.

Prerequisites
P: none; REC: 4 yrs h.s. or 4 sem college French.
  • Gen Ed: Global Culture
Credits 1-4
Field Exp
FRENCH-299

Travel Course

  • Pre-Requisites
  • General Education
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable

Travel courses are conducted to various parts of the world and are led by one or more faculty members. May be repeated to different locations.

Prerequisites
P: cons of instr & prior trip arr & financial deposit.
  • Gen Ed: Global Culture
  • Travel Course
  • Course is repeatable for credit.
Credits 3
Lecture
Spring
FRENCH-325

Advanced French Conversation and Composition

  • Pre-Requisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis
  • Repeatable

Continues development of fluency through intensive practice and study of the spoken and written language. Stresses accurate use of grammatical structures and sensitivity to differences in style, tone and levels of language from colloquial to formal.

Prerequisites
P: French 225.
  • Gen Ed: Global Culture
  • Course is repeatable to 6 credits.
Credits 3
Lecture
Spring
FRENCH-329

Representative French Authors

  • Pre-Requisites
  • General Education
  • Repeatable

Important novels, plays, poems, and essays representative of major eras and movements of French society foster appreciation of the language and understanding of the literature and culture. Includes different styles of writing and differing treatment of recurring themes. Offered in the language. May be repeated for credit when different subtitle is studied.

Prerequisites
P: French 225.
  • Gen Ed: Global Culture
  • Course is repeatable for credit.
Credits 3
Lecture
Fall
Odd Only
FRENCH-333

Literary Themes

Explores a single theme such as fantasy, war, revolution, love, alienation, through the literature of one or many nations. May be repeated for credit when a different theme is studied.

Prerequisites
P: French 225.
  • Course is repeatable for credit.
Credits 3
Lecture
Fall
Odd Only
FRENCH-345

Advanced French Grammar and Translation

  • Pre-Requisites

In-depth review and continued study of French grammar, including fundamentals of comparative English-French grammar, and basic principles of translation from French into English and English into French.

Prerequisites
P: French 225.
Credits 3
Lecture
Fall
Even Only
FRENCH-346

French Phonetics and Public Speaking

  • Pre-Requisites

Intensive study of French sound system to improve accuracy of pronunciation and intonation. Different accents studies. Intonation patterns needed for different social situations practiced.

Prerequisites
P: French 225.
Credits 3
Lecture
Fall
Even Only
FRENCH-354

France Today

  • Pre-Requisites

Aspects of French history and traditional customs and values of contemporary French culture, including rural and urban life, industry and commerce, art and music, etc.

Prerequisites
P: French 225.
Credits 3
Lecture
Spring
Even Only
FRENCH-355

Le Monde Francophone

  • Pre-Requisites

A study of the French-speaking (francophone) world outside of France. Students will become familiar with essential features of the geography, history, and culture of francophone countries on five continents.

Prerequisites
P: French 225.
Credits 3
Lecture
Spring
Odd Only
FRENCH-367

Business French

  • Pre-Requisites

Students read and discuss business articles and correspondence, cultural aspects of business communication. Areas include banking, correspondence, import-export, computers.

Prerequisites
P: French 225.
Credits 3
Ind Study
Spring
Fall
FRENCH-478

Honors in the Major

  • Pre-Requisites

P: min 3.50 all cses req for major and min gpa 3.75 all UL cses req for major. (F,S)

Prerequisites
P: min 3.50 all cses req for major and min gpa 3.75 all UL cses req for major.
Credits 1-12
Field Exp
Spring
Fall
FRENCH-497

Internship

Supervised practical experience in an organization or activity appropriate to a student's career and educational interests. Internships are supervised by faculty members and require periodic student/faculty meetings.

Prerequisites
No prerequisites
  • Course is repeatable for credit.
Credits 1-4
Ind Study
Spring
Fall
FRENCH-498

Independent Study

Independent study is offered on an individual basis at the student's request and consists of a program of learning activities planned in consultation with a faculty member. A student wishing to study or conduct research in an area not represented in available scheduled courses should develop a preliminary proposal and seek the sponsorship of a faculty member. The student's advisor can direct him or her to instructors with appropriate interests. A written report or equivalent is required for evaluation, and a short title describing the program must be sent early inthe semester to the registrar for entry on the student's transcript.

Prerequisites
P: fr or so st with cum gpa > or = 2.50; or jr or sr st with cum gpa > or = 2.00.
  • Course is repeatable for credit.
Credits 1-6
Field Exp
FRENCH-499

Travel Course

  • Pre-Requisites
  • General Education
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable

Travel courses are conducted to various parts of the world and are led by one or more faculty members. May be repeated to different locations.

Prerequisites
P: cons of instr & prior trip arr & financial deposit.
  • Gen Ed: Global Culture
  • Travel Course
  • Course is repeatable for credit.