French Classes

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FREN 1713 - Elementary French I
Main elements of grammar and pronunciation, with work on the four basic skills of listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing. Not for native speakers per University Academic Regulation 4.9. Previously offered as FREN 1115.

FREN 1813 - Elementary French II
Continuation of FREN 1713. Not for native speakers per University Academic Regulation 4.9. Previously offered as FREN 1225. Prerequisite(s): FREN 1713 or equivalent proficiency.

FREN 2713 - Intermediate Reading and Conversation I (I)
Reading and discussion of simpler French texts, mostly cultural. May be taken concurrently with other 2000-level French courses. Not for native speakers per University Academic Regulation 4.9. Previously offered as FREN 2112. Prerequisite(s): FREN 1813 or equivalent proficiency.

FREN 2723 - Intermediate Grammar and Composition I
Review and further presentation of grammar and pronunciation; consolidation of basic skills, with additional emphasis on writing. May be taken concurrently with other 2000-level French courses. Not for native speakers per University Academic Regulation 4.9. Previously offered as FREN 2113. Prerequisite(s): FREN 1813 or equivalent proficiency.

FREN 2813 - Intermediate Reading and Conversation II
Reading and discussion of more advanced French texts, mostly literary. May be taken concurrently with other 2000-level French courses. Not for native speakers per University Academic Regulation 4.9. Previously offered as FREN 2232. Prerequisite(s): FREN 2713 or equivalent proficiency.

FREN 2823 - Intermediate Grammar & Comp II
Continuation of FREN 2723. May be taken concurrently with other 2000-level French courses. Not for native speakers per University Academic Regulation 4.9. Prerequisite{s): FREN 2723 or equivalent proficiency.

FREN 3073 - French Conversation
Colloquial speech, with discussion of French newspapers and magazines. Practice in brief public address in French. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

FREN 3203 - Advanced Written Expression
Practice in composition and stylistics, designed to bring students up to a high level of proficiency in writing. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

FREN 3213 - Advanced Grammar
Conceptual framework and presentation of the finer points of French grammar. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

FREN 3343 - Business French
Applied French for students in commercial and technical fields. Overview and strategies of business and economic climate in France. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

FREN 3463 - Advanced Diction and Phonetics
Required course for teacher certification. French speech sounds and intonation patterns, with practice to improve the student’s pronunciation. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

FREN 3853 - Introduction to Analysis of French Literature
Close reading of shorter texts in a variety of literary genres, with presentation of French versification and literary terminology. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

FREN 4153 - History of French Literature I
Historical survey of French literature before 1700, with reading of representative texts. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

FREN 4163 - History of French Literature II
Historical survey of French literature of the eighteenth century, with reading of representative texts. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

FREN 4173 - History of French Literature III
Historical survey of French literature of the nineteenth century, with reading of representative texts. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

FREN 4183 - History of French Literature IV
Historical survey of French literature of the twentieth century, with reading of representative texts. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

FREN 4333 - Background of Modern French Civilization
General overview of French history, geography, and culture, with emphasis on art, music, and intellectual movements. Capstone course. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

FREN 4550 - Directed Studies in French
Individual or group study of French language or literature. Offered for variable credit, 1-3 credit hours, maximum of 9 credit hours. Prerequisite(s): 18 credit hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

FREN 4573 - Modern French Theater
Analysis of French plays from the 19th and 20th centuries. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

FREN 5110 - Advanced Studies in French
Discussion or research in specialized topics. Offered for variable credit, 1-3 credit hours, maximum of 9 credit hours. Prerequisite(s): 15 credit hours of upper-division French.