College of Arts and Sciences
FRE 101 French Culture and Language Three hours
A conversational approach to the study of French culture and civilization. Everyday topics, cultural differences and phrases useful when traveling in a French-speaking country will be learned through lecture, discussion, and various language activities. Note: This course will not count toward the foreign language requirement for the B.A.
FRE 111 Elementary French I Three hours
An introductory course in the French language. Grammar, conversation, reading and writing are emphasized by means of pattern drills, exercises, tapes, and CDs accompanying the textbook.
FRE 112 Elementary French II Three hours
A continuation of FRE 111. Prerequisite: FRE 111 or equivalent.
FRE 211 Intermediate French I Three hours
A continuation of the study of the French language by means of further grammar study; readings and discussions in French of various cultural presentations; and conversational practice in class and in the laboratory. Prerequisite: FRE 112 or equivalent.
FRE 212 Intermediate French II Three hours
A continuation of FRE 211. Prerequisite: FRE 211 or equivalent.
FRE 311 Advanced Composition and Conversation Three hours
A continuation of the development of the students ability to speak and write French by means of a comprehensive review of grammar and practice using basic conversational terminology. Prerequisite: FRE 212 or equivalent.
FRE 312 Advanced Composition and Conversation* Three hours
A continuation of FRE 311. Prerequisite: FRE 212 or equivalent.
FRE 321 Survey of French Literature I* Three hours
A study of great French writers and their works from the Middle Ages through the 18th Century. Prerequisites: FRE 311 and FRE 312 or equivalent.
FRE 322 Survey of French Literature II* Three hours
A study of great French writers and their works from the 19th and 20th centuries. Prerequisites: FRE 311 and FRE 312 or equivalent.
FRE 390/490 Independent Study* One to Three hours
Superior students who have completed Survey of French Literature I (FRE 321) or Survey of French Literature II (FRE 322) may apply to the chair to do independent reading in the French language. All independent study must be directed by a member of the language faculty.