French (FREN)

FREN 1713 Elementary French I

Description: 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.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

FREN 1813 Elementary French II

Prerequisites: FREN 1713 or equivalent proficiency.

Description: Continuation of FREN 1713. Not for native speakers per University Academic Regulation 4.9. Previously offered as FREN 1225.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

FREN 2713 Intermediate Reading and Conversation I (I)

Prerequisites: FREN 1813 or equivalent proficiency.

Description: 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.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

General Education and other Course Attributes: International Dimension

FREN 2723 Intermediate Grammar and Composition I

Prerequisites: FREN 1813 or equivalent proficiency.

Description: 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.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

FREN 2813 Intermediate Reading and Conversation II

Prerequisites: FREN 2713 or equivalent proficiency.

Description: 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.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

FREN 2823 Intermediate Grammar & Comp II

Description: 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.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

FREN 3073 French Conversation

Prerequisites: 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

Description: Colloquial speech, with discussion of French newspapers and magazines. Practice in brief public address in French.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

FREN 3203 Advanced Written Expression

Prerequisites: 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

Description: Practice in composition and stylistics, designed to bring students up to a high level of proficiency in writing.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

FREN 3213 Advanced Grammar

Prerequisites: 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

Description: Conceptual framework and presentation of the finer points of French grammar.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

FREN 3343 Business French

Prerequisites: 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

Description: Applied French for students in commercial and technical fields. Overview and strategies of business and economic climate in France.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

FREN 3463 Advanced Diction and Phonetics

Prerequisites: 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

Description: Required course for teacher certification. French speech sounds and intonation patterns, with practice to improve the student’s pronunciation.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

FREN 3853 Introduction to Analysis of French Literature

Prerequisites: 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

Description: Close reading of shorter texts in a variety of literary genres, with presentation of French versification and literary terminology.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

FREN 4153 History of French Literature I

Prerequisites: 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

Description: Historical survey of French literature before 1700, with reading of representative texts.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

FREN 4163 History of French Literature II

Prerequisites: 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

Description: Historical survey of French literature of the eighteenth century, with reading of representative texts.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

FREN 4173 History of French Literature III

Prerequisites: 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

Description: Historical survey of French literature of the nineteenth century, with reading of representative texts.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

FREN 4183 History of French Literature IV

Prerequisites: 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

Description: Historical survey of French literature of the twentieth century, with reading of representative texts.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

FREN 4333 Background of Modern French Civilization

Prerequisites: 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

Description: General overview of French history, geography, and culture, with emphasis on art, music, and intellectual movements. Capstone course.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

FREN 4550 Directed Studies in French

Prerequisites: 18 credit hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

Description: Individual or group study of French language or literature. Offered for variable credit, 1-3 credit hours, maximum of 9 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-3

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

FREN 4573 Modern French Theater

Prerequisites: 18 hours of French or equivalent proficiency.

Description: Analysis of French plays from the 19th and 20th centuries.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

FREN 5110 Advanced Studies in French

Prerequisites: 15 credit hours of upper-division French.

Description: Discussion or research in specialized topics. Offered for variable credit, 1-3 credit hours, maximum of 9 credit hours.

Credit hours: 1-3

Contact hours: Other: 1

Levels: Graduate

Schedule types: Independent Study

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit