FREN French

FREN   1001   Elementary French I

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduction to listening, speaking, reading, and writing in French with further study of the culture of French-speaking regions.

FREN   1002   Elementary French II

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Continued listening, speaking, reading, and writing in French with further study of the culture of French-speaking regions.

FREN   1060   Accelerated Elementary French

6 Credit Hours.   6 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An accelerated introduction to listening, speaking, reading, and writing in French and to the culture of French-speaking regions. Completes the elementary levels of French in one semester.

FREN   2001   Intermediate French I

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Building upon communication skills (understanding, speaking, reading, and writing French) and cultural understanding, developed at the elementary level.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in FREN   1002 or FREN   1060.

FREN   2002   Intermediate French II

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Continued focus on communication skills and cultural understanding.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in FREN   2001.

FREN   2010   Intermediate Conversation

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A study of conversational techniques, integrating grammatical structures and appropriate vocabulary. Emphasis is given to practicing spoken French and to using audio programs to increase listening comprehension. Attention is also given to pronunciation and phonetics.

Prerequisite(s): FREN   2002.

FREN   2060   Accelerated Intermediate French

6 Credit Hours.   6 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Accelerated intermediate French with continued work on listening, speaking, reading, and writing in French and the culture of French-speaking regions. Completes the intermediate levels of French in one semester.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in FREN   1002 or FREN   1060.

FREN   3001   French Conversation

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A study of conversational techniques, integrating grammatical structures and appropriate vocabulary. Emphasis is given to practicing spoken French and to using audio programs to increase listening comprehension. Attendance is also given to pronunciations and phonetics.

Prerequisite(s): FREN   2002.

FREN   3002   French Composition

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A thorough review and expansion of the main grammatical concepts, rules and applications studied in FREN   1001, FREN   1002, FREN   2001, and FREN   2002 courses. A practical application of grammar study through translations (English to French), formal/informal writing, listening and speaking, and refinement of self-editing skills.

Prerequisite(s): FREN   2002.

FREN   3030   Selected Topics in French

1-3 Credit Hours.   1-3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course involves the study of a topic in French literature, culture, society, thought or language not included in the regular course offerings. Students focus on the continued development of all five language competencies (listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture). This course may be repeated for credit provided a new topic is studied. Conducted in French.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in FREN   2002 or FREN   2060.

FREN   3100   Fren Culture & Civilization I

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Survey of the culture and civilization of France. History, geography, politics, the arts and daily life in France from the middle ages to the French Revolution.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of FREN   2002.

FREN   3132   French Through Literature: The Short Story

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Continued development of all five language competencies through the study of selected short stories representative of the main periods and styles. Course work includes oral reading, writing, and grammar activities. Conducted in French.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in FREN   2002 or FREN   2060.

FREN   3136   French through Film

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Continued development of all five language competencies (listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture) through an in-depth study of selected feature films. Course work includes oral comprehension, speaking, reading, writing, and grammar activities. Emphasis on everyday spoken French. Conducted in French.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in FREN   2002 or FREN   2060.

FREN   3150   French Culture and Civilization II

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of the historical, sociological, philosophical, literary, and artistic developments of France and neighboring French-speaking European countries up to modern times.

Prerequisite(s): FREN   2002.

FREN   3160   Francophone Cultures and Civilization

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of the historical, sociological, philosophical, literary, and artistic developments of the Francophone world.

Prerequisite(s): FREN   2002.

FREN   3195   Studies Abroad: Language

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Continued development of all five language competencies (listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture) with strong emphasis on everyday functions essential to living in France. Conducted in French.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in FREN   2002 or FREN   2060, department approval.

FREN   3201   Approaches to Literature

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The development of students' reading and writing skills along with knowledge of the major literary genres and literary thought. Texts are from traditional and contemporary sources (selections of prose, poetry, and theater).

Prerequisite(s): FREN   2002.

FREN   3250   Survey of French Literature (Middle Ages to Present)

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Selected major literary works, authors, and literary movements of France from the Middle Ages to present.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in FREN   2002.

FREN   3260   Survey of Francophone Literature

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Selected major literary works, authors, and literary movements of the Francophone world.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in FREN   2002.

FREN   3300   French Phonetics and Phonology

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Study of phonetic principles and their applications.

Prerequisite(s): FREN   2002.

FREN   3395   Studies Abroad: Culture

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Continued development of all five language competencies (listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture) through the study of a geographic region in France based on residential study in the region. Conducted in French.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in FREN   2002 or FREN   2060.

FREN   3400   Culture, Business, and Society in the French-Speaking World

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A study of culture as it relates to business practices in the French speaking world. A variety of authentic media sources will be used. Emphasis will be put on listening comprehension and translation as well as on business correspondence.

Prerequisite(s): FREN   2002.

FREN   4001   Advanced French Conversation

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An advanced study of spoken and written French, with emphasis on oral and written communication strategies, including the interpersonal and presentational modes, for communication in Francophone contexts. Attention is given to the grammatical structure of language.

Prerequisite(s): FREN   2002.

FREN   4002   Advanced French Composition

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An advanced study of grammar, syntax, and vocabulary with refinement of writing skills through composition.

Prerequisite(s): FREN   2002.

FREN   4030   Selected Topics in French

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Study of a topic in French literature, culture, society, thought, or language not included in regular offerings. Conducted in French. Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in FREN   2002 or FREN   2060.

FREN   4130   Advanced Grammar

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Intensive review of major grammatical structures. Extensive oral and written activities, including grammar exercises and compositions. Conducted in French.

Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of "C" in FREN   2002 or FREN   2060.

FREN   4210   Business French

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

French used in business settings and commercial correspondence, along with procedures generally applicable to international commerce. Course taught in French.

Prerequisite(s): FREN   2002.

FREN   4330   Contemporary France

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An in-depth study of present-day France, including its institutions, daily life, current events, and its place in Europe and on the international scene. Extensive use of authentic materials (newspapers, magazines, TV and radio materials, and the Internet). Conducted in French.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in FREN   2002 or FREN   2060.

FREN   4890   Directed Study in French

1-3 Credit Hours.   1-3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Concentrated study of a topic in French literature, culture, society, thought or language. May be repeated for credit provided a new topic is studied.

Prerequisite(s): Department approval.

FREN   4960   Study Abroad

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A term abroad of French study in conjunction with the University System of Georgia. Intensive instruction complemented by excursions. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 hours if topics are different.

Prerequisite(s): FREN   1002.

FREN   4991   Senior Seminar

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An all-inclusive communication skills course. This course focuses on the four basic skills: reading, listening, speaking and writing. It is designed to access and reinforce the skills the students has acquired as a French major. Required of all French majors.

FREN   5090   Selected Topics in French

1-3 Credit Hours.   1-3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Study of a topic in French literature, culture, society, thought, or language not included in regular offerings. Conducted in French.

Cross Listing(s): FREN   5090G.

FREN   5090G   Selected Topics in French

1-3 Credit Hours.   1-3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Study of a topic in French literature, culture, society, thought, or language not included in regular offerings. Conducted in French. Graduate students will be given an extra assignment determined by the instructor that undergraduates will not be required to do.

Cross Listing(s): FREN   5090.

FREN   7030   Selected Topics in French

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Study of a topic in French literature, culture, society, thought, or language not included in regular offerings. Conducted in French.

FREN   7091   Seminar in French

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Topics to be selected by the instructor. Conducted in French.

FREN   7890   Directed Study in French

1-3 Credit Hours.   1-3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Independent study under faculty supervision.