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Fall 2019
Nov 30,2020
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FREN 101 - FOUNDATIONS I - FRENCH
Foundations of French I the first half ofa one-year sequence, is designed for students with no prior knowledge ofthe language. Students will develop the language skills needed to communicate at a basic level with native speakers and learn the requisite cultural sensitivity to interact and relate to French-speaking communities around the world. The development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in French through the exploration of familiar topics such as family and friends, professions, daily activities, college life, food and restaurants, sports and hobbies, and shopping will be an important part ofthe course. The emphasis throughout the semester will be on the active use ofthe target language in context. Just as significantly, through readings, video clips, class discussions, and online activities students will become aware of cross- cultural similarities and differences, thus enhancing their global competence. The course will also help them reflect on the nature of language in general and their own language in particular.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Lecture/Online, Online Course

Language Department

Course Attributes:
Gen Ed 2018, Gen Ed 18-Global Awareness

FREN 102 - FOUNDATIONS - FRENCH II
FORMERLY LANG-102 - This course is the second-half of a one-year sequence in beginning French. Students will build on the skills acquired in Foundations I to further develop their communicative and cultural competence. New thematic and cultural contexts will include friendship and love relationships, nature and the environment, housing, and traveling. Students will receive intensive in-class practice with the language, supplemented with daily work outside of class on individual assignments and small group activities that emphasize communication. Audio-visual materials will be used to enhance language learning. Attendance at the Language Laboratory is required. Lab Fee.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Lecture/Online, Online Course

Language Department

FREN 200 - IS: FRENCH

0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study

French Department

FREN 201 - INTERMEDIATE I - FRENCH
This course offers an intensive review of the basic structures of the French language while introducing students to the study of more complex structures, functions, and vocabulary. Activities have been designed to develop and practice a variety of skills students can apply to real life situations. Instructors use a repertoire of strategies to help students expand their communicative and cultural competence. This is the first semester of a one-year sequence in Intermediate French.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Lecture/Online, Online Course

Language Department

Course Attributes:
Gen Ed 2018, Gen Ed 18-Global Awareness, GE-INTERNATIONAL ISSUES

FREN 202 - INTERMEDIATE FRENCH II
FORMERLY LANG-202 - This course, the second-half of a one-year sequence in Intermediate French, emphasizes the study of more complex structures and functions, and vocabulary that will allow students to reach higher levels of proficiency in the language. Instructors use a repertoire of strategies to help students expand their communicative and cultural competence. A variety of activities will facilitate the acquisition of knowledge about French-speaking cultures, literatures, and ways of life. Lab Fee.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Lecture/Online, Online Course

Language Department

Course Attributes:
GE-INTERNATIONAL ISSUES

FREN 300 - IS: FRENCH

0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study

French Department

FREN 301 - FRENCH CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION
FORMERLY LANG-305: This course is designed to develop students' conversation and writing skills in French. Students learn first to analyze the structure and style of diverse literary, journalistic, and informal texts of the French-speaking world. These texts exemplify different genres or writing functions and provide high-quality models of prose that students are to imitate in their own written assignments. Written expression is improved as students grow more at ease with a variety of writing tasks. For the conversation part of this course, short reading selections from current French publications organized into a variety of topics encourage students to react, to talk and to exchange ideas, in short to practice and improve their conversational skills as they advance in their study of French. Lab Fee.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Lecture/Online, Online Course

Language Department

Course Attributes:
GE-INTERNATIONAL ISSUES

FREN 305 - FRENCH CIVILIZATION
FORMERLY LANG-303: An overview of contemporary France through the study of the social, political, economic, intellectual and artistic manifestations of French culture today that will raise awareness of intercultural perspectives. The topics covered are: lifestyles in contemporary France, the concept of the State as it influences the social, educational and working environments of different groups within contemporary French society, the structure of the government and its evolutions and "revolutions," the economy of contemporary France, the fourth leading economic power in the world, the cultural and artistic life and French attitudes toward culture and, finally, issues and concerns that affect cultural and ethnic minorities within France today.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Lecture/Online, Online Course

Language Department

Course Attributes:
GE-INTERNATIONAL ISSUES

FREN 309 - BUSINESS FRENCH I
FORMERLY LANG-301: An introduction to business language and vocabulary. The course will focus on economy, geography, correspondence and trade regulations, as well as vocabulary and language used in banking, advertising, the stock market, insurance, communications, and export and import.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Lecture/Online, Online Course

Language Department

Course Attributes:
GE-INTERNATIONAL ISSUES

FREN 400 - IS: FRENCH
Limited opportunities to enroll for course work on an Independent Study basis are available. A student interested in this option should obtain an Independent Study Registration Form from the Registrar, have it completed by the instructor and school dean involved, and return it to the Registrar's Office. Consult the current Schedule of Classes for policies concerning Independent Study.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study

French Department

FREN 401 - ADVANCED FRENCH CONVERSATION & COMPOSITION
FORMERLY LANG-404: In this course students further develop their writing skills as they continue to examine and practice traditional French genres used for textual analysis such as the "compte rendu," the "essai," the "dissertation" and the "explication de texte." In addition, students practice advanced conversational skills and learn how to organize and deliver their oral presentations effectively.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture/Online, Online Course

Language Department

Course Attributes:
GE-INTERNATIONAL ISSUES

FREN 403 - READINGS IN FRENCH LITERATURE
FORMERLY LANG-407: This course, entirely conducted in French, introduces students to selected readings of fiction, poetry and theatre from the 18th to the 20th century. Students explore major literary movements in their historical context and study their representative works. Furthermore, students practice a "close-reading" of literary texts and learn to write critically.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Lecture/Online, Online Course

Language Department

Course Attributes:
GE-TOPICS ARTS AND HUMANITIES

FREN 409 - BUSINESS FRENCH II
FORMERLY LANG-402: A continuation of 300-level Business French I.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Lecture/Online, Online Course

Language Department

Course Attributes:
GE-INTERNATIONAL ISSUES


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