FRE: French Language Courses

College:Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Courses

FRE 1120C   French I

4 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

For students with no knowledge of French or with less than two years of high school French. The purpose is to lay a foundation for speaking, writing and reading the language. One hour of lab work is required per week. This course is not available for native speakers.

FRE 1121C   French II

4 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: FRE 1120C

This is a continuation of FRE1120C, a proficiency-oriented course, emphasizing the mastery of the basic skills of the language. An integrated (multi-media) approach to develop proficiency in all the basic language skills: listening/understanding, speaking, reading, writing and cross-cultural awareness. Students will build on their ability to understand frequently used words in oral contexts, as well as understand and respond appropriately to simple phrases and questions. Emphasis is placed on practical vocabulary and accurate pronunciation. This course is not available to native speakers. Pre-requisite is FRE 1120C (minimum grade of C) or successful completion of a placement test.

FRE 1905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

FRE 2200   Intermediate Reading and Translation

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: FRE 1121C

The purpose of this course is to offer opportunities for students to develop their language skills and to prepare them for higher-level courses in French. The course will emphasize intensive practice in reading, translation and conversation. The course is intended for students who have previous experience in French, but are not yet prepared for advanced work in the language. This course is not available for native speakers. It has a pre-requisite of FRE1121C (minimum grade of C) or successful completion of a placement test.

FRE 2210   Intermediate Composition & Conversation

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: FRE 1121C

Practical oral communication course for students on an intermediate level. Prepares students for FRE 2200. This course is not available for native speakers. FRE 1121C (minimum grade of C) or successful completion of placement test is required.

FRE 2211   Intermediate Composition & Conversation II

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: FRE 2210

The purpose of this course is to offer opportunities for students to develop their language skills and to prepare them for higher-level courses in French. The course will emphasize intensive practice in conversation and writing. The course is intended for students who have previous experience in French, but are not yet prepared for advanced work in the language. This course is not available for native speakers.

FRE 2905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

FRE 3905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

FRE 4905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

FRE 4955   Supervised Foreign Language Field Experience Abroad

1-3 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

Supervised and individualized foreign language experience tailored to each student's individual proficiency needs in language and culture. Permission is required. Meets Multicultural Requirement.