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2013 - 2014 Undergraduate Catalog

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  • Prerequisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable
  • Additional Fees
Credits4
Lecture
Fall
FRENCH-101

Introduction to the French Language I

Development of basic ability in understanding, reading, speaking and writing in French.

    Credits4
    Lecture
    Spring
    FRENCH-102

    Introduction to the French Language II

    Development of basic ability in understanding, reading, speaking and writing in French.

    Prerequisites
    P: none; REC: 1 yr h.s. or 1 sem college French.
      Credits3
      Lecture
      Fall
      FRENCH-201

      Intermediate French Language I

      Further development of the ability to understand, read and speak French.

      Prerequisites
      P: none; REC: 2 yrs h.s. or 2 sem college French.
        Credits3
        Lecture
        Spring
        FRENCH-202

        Intermediate French Language II

        Further development of the ability to understand, read and speak French.

        Prerequisites
        P: none; REC: 3 yrs h.s. or 3 sem college French.
        • Gen Ed: World Culture
        Credits3
        Lecture
        Fall
        FRENCH-225

        Intermediate French Conversation and Composition

        • Pre-Requisites
        • General Education
        • Writing Emphasis

        Development of greater fluency through classroom practice in conversation and composition.

        Prerequisites
        P: none; REC: 4 yrs h.s. or 4 sem college French.
        • Gen Ed: World Culture
        Credits1-4
        Field EXP
        FRENCH-299

        Travel Course

        • Pre-Requisites
        • General Education
        • Travel Course
        • Repeatable

        Travel courses are conducted to various parts of the world and are led by one or more faculty members. May be repeated to different locations.

        Prerequisites
        P: cons of instr & prior trip arr & financial deposit.
        • Gen Ed: World Culture
        • Travel Course
        • Course is repeatable for credit.
        Credits3
        Lecture
        Spring
        FRENCH-325

        Advanced French Conversation and Composition

        • Pre-Requisites
        • General Education
        • Writing Emphasis
        • Repeatable

        Continues development of fluency through intensive practice and study of the spoken and written language. Stresses accurate use of grammatical structures and sensitivity to differences in style, tone and levels of language from colloquial to formal.

        Prerequisites
        P: French 225.
        • Gen Ed: World Culture
        • Course is repeatable to 6 credits.
        Credits3
        Lecture
        Spring
        FRENCH-329

        Representative French Authors

        • Pre-Requisites
        • General Education
        • Repeatable

        Important novels, plays, poems, and essays representative of major eras and movements of French society foster appreciation of the language and understanding of the literature and culture. Includes different styles of writing and differing treatment of recurring themes. Offered in the language. May be repeated for credit when different subtitle is studied.

        Prerequisites
        P: French 225.
        • Gen Ed: World Culture,HS2 - Literature, Film, and Culture
        • Course is repeatable for credit.
        Credits3
        Lecture
        Fall
        Odd Only
        FRENCH-333

        Literary Themes

        • Pre-Requisites
        • General Education
        • Repeatable

        Explores a single theme such as fantasy, war, revolution, love, alienation, through the literature of one or many nations. May be repeated for credit when a different theme is studied.

        Prerequisites
        P: French 225.
        • Gen Ed: World Culture,HS2 - Literature, Film, and Culture
        • Course is repeatable for credit.
        Credits3
        Lecture
        Fall
        Odd Only
        FRENCH-345

        Advanced French Grammar and Translation

        In-depth review and continued study of French grammar, including fundamentals of comparative English-French grammar, and basic principles of translation from French into English and English into French.

        Prerequisites
        P: French 225.
        • Gen Ed: World Culture
        Credits3
        Lecture
        Fall
        Even Only
        FRENCH-346

        French Phonetics and Public Speaking

        Intensive study of French sound system to improve accuracy of pronunciation and intonation. Different accents studies. Intonation patterns needed for different social situations practiced.

        Prerequisites
        P: French 225.
        • Gen Ed: World Culture
        Credits3
        Lecture
        Fall
        Even Only
        FRENCH-354

        France Today

        Aspects of French history and traditional customs and values of contemporary French culture, including rural and urban life, industry and commerce, art and music, etc.

        Prerequisites
        P: French 225.
        • Gen Ed: World Culture,HS2 - Literature, Film, and Culture
        Credits3
        Lecture
        Spring
        Even Only
        FRENCH-355

        LeMonde Francophone

        A study of the French-speaking (francophone) world outside of France. Students will become familiar with essential features of the geography, history, and culture of francophone countries on five continents.

        Prerequisites
        P: French 225.
        • Gen Ed: World Culture,HS2 - Literature, Film, and Culture
        Credits3
        Lecture
        Spring
        Odd Only
        FRENCH-367

        Business French

        Students read and discuss business articles and correspondence, cultural aspects of business communication. Areas include banking, correspondence, import-export, computers.

        Prerequisites
        P: French 225.
        • Gen Ed: World Culture
        Credits1-12
        Field EXP
        Spring
        Fall
        FRENCH-497

        Internship

        Supervised practical experience in an organization or activity appropriate to a student's career and educational interests. Internships are supervised by faculty members and require periodic student/faculty meetings.

        • Course is repeatable for credit.
        Credits1-4
        IND Study
        Spring
        Fall
        FRENCH-498

        Independent Study

        Independent study is offered on an individual basis at the student's request and consists of a program of learning activities planned in consultation with a faculty member. A student wishing to study or conduct research in an area not represented in available scheduled courses should develop a preliminary proposal and seek the sponsorship of a faculty member. The student's advisor can direct him or her to instructors with appropriate interests. A written report or equivalent is required for evaluation, and a short title describing the program must be sent early inthe semester to the registrar for entry on the student's transcript.

        Prerequisites
        P: fr or so st with cum gpa > or = 2.50; or jr or sr st with cum gpa > or = 2.00.
        • Course is repeatable for credit.
        Credits1-6
        Field EXP
        FRENCH-499

        Travel Course

        • Pre-Requisites
        • General Education
        • Travel Course
        • Repeatable

        Travel courses are conducted to various parts of the world and are led by one or more faculty members. May be repeated to different locations.

        Prerequisites
        P: cons of instr & prior trip arr & financial deposit.
        • Gen Ed: World Culture
        • Travel Course
        • Course is repeatable for credit.