Courses in French

FREN 101-102: Elementary French.
Conversation, reading and grammar.

FREN 201-202: Intermediate French.
Preq: French 102 or equivalent. Conversation, reading, grammar and culture.

FREN 301-302: French Conversation and Composition.
Preq: French 202 or permission of instructor. Required for major in French.

FREN 304-305: Survey of French Literature.
Preq: French 202 or permission of instructor. Required for major in French. A survey of French literature from the Middle Ages.

FREN 308: French Civilization.
Preq: French 202 or instructor's consent. Lectures and reading in history, geography, language, arts, general culture of French lands.

FREN 390: Francophone Children's Literature.
Preq: French 203 or equivalent. A study of French-speaking children's stories, songs, rhymes and games.

FREN 400: The Drama in France.
Preq: French 304-305 or permission of instructor. A study of the drama in France up to 1914, with reading of outstanding examples.

FREN 404: Contemporary French Literature.
Preq: French 304 or 305, or permission of instructor. A study of French literature from 1914 to the present with reading of selective works.

FREN 417: The Novel in French.
Preq: French 304 or 305, or permission of instructor. A study of the novel in France up to modern times, with reading of outstanding examples.

FREN 428: French Literature in English Translation.
Representative works of French literature from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. Offered in English translation; repeatable for credit with different course content. May not be counted towards a major or minor in French. Also listed as English 428.

FREN 450: The French Language.
Preq: 21 hours French or consent of instructor. General characteristics of the language and intense review of grammar.

FREN 470: French Phonetics and Oral Reading.
Preq: French 301-302 or permission of instructor. Required for major in French.

FREN 480: Commercial French.
Preq: French 450 or consent of instructor. Study of business practices and regulation of France and Canada with emphasis on using common commercial form