French (FRN)

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

FRN 101 Beginning Spoken French I 4(3-2)
Grammar and pronunciation with aural-oral training to develop skills in understanding and speaking. Written exercises to develop reading and writing skills. Introduction to French culture. (F,S)

FRN 102 Beginning Spoken French II 4(3-2)
Students are placed by the department. Practice in oral, aural, reading and writing experiences. Prerequisite: FRN 101 OR equivalent. (F,S)

FRN 201 Intermediate French I 4(3-2)
Grammar review, idioms and writing of compositions. Selected readings with oral and written exercises. Prerequisite: FRN 102 or equivalent. (F)

FRN 202 Intermediate French II 4(3-2)
Grammar review, idioms and writing of compositions. Selected readings with oral and written exercises. Prerequisite: FRN 201 or equivalent. (S)

FRN 301 Advanced French Grammar I 3(3-0)
Systematic review of grammar; presentation of the more sophisticated syntactical patterns to enable students to write correctly. Required for teacher certification. Prerequisite: FRN 202, or permission of instructor. (*)

FRN 311 Advanced French Conversation I 3(3-0)
Emphasis on acquisition of vocabulary and idiomatic expressions. Advanced oral practice. Required for teacher certification. Prerequisite: FRN 202, or permission of instructor. (*)

FRN 312 Advanced French Conversation II 3(3-0)
Alternate for teacher certification. Prerequisite: FRN 202, or permission of instructor. (*)

FRN 341 Masterpieces of French Literature 3(3-0)
Close study of outstanding French works with emphasis on literary forms, critical methods and techniques. Required for teacher certification. Prerequisite: FRN 202, or permission of instructor. (*)

FRN 351 French Phonetics and Diction 3(2-2)
French pronunciation: theory, correction and practice of diction and intonation. Phonetic transcription and remedial exercises. Required for teacher certification. Prerequisite: FRN 202, or permission of instructor. (*)

FRN 381 French Civilization I 3(3-0)
Geography, art, architecture, economics and social problems, correlated with history from the origins to contemporary France. Required for teacher certification. Prerequisite: FRN 202, or permission of instructor. (*)

FRN 382 French Civilization II 3(3-0)
Alternate for teacher certification. Prerequisite: FRN 202, or permission of instructor. (F)

FRN 387 Intensive French Study Abroad (6 -12 VAR)
Study of French in an immersion setting abroad preparing the student to become fluent in the language through the study of grammar, civilization and culture. Prerequisite: permission of instruction; FRN 201. (*)

FRN 494 Field Experience (1-7 VAR)
Communication, lectures by writers, artists, political leaders and specialists. Visits to museums, attendance at movies, theaters and excursions. Prerequisite: two years college French. (*)

FRN 495 Independent Study (1-3 VAR)
Specific themes which address particular problems of literature or civilization. May be repeated for credit with approval of major adviser. (*)