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FRENCH (FREN 16.09)

FREN 101. Elementary French I. 3-3-0. Introduction to pronunciation and fundamental grammatical structure of the language, with emphasis on the development of basic language skills. (16.0901)

FREN 102. Elementary French II. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: FREN 101 or sufficient score on placement test. An intensive study of structural patterns and vocabulary. (16.0901)

FREN 201. Intermediate French I. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: FREN 102 or sufficient score on placement test. An intensive study of structural patterns and vocabulary. (16.0901)

FREN 202. Intermediate French II. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: FREN 201 or sufficient score on placement test. A review of the basic principles of grammar; controlled conversation in the language. (16.0901)

FREN 309. Children’s Literature. 3-3-0. A study of the French cultural heritage of Louisiana in stories, songs, rhymes, games and folklore. (16.0901)

FREN 310. Francophone Culture and Civilization. 3-3-0. Aspects of the culture and civilization of Francophone countries. May be repeated for credit if content differs. (16.0901)

FREN 313. Practical Linguistics. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: FREN 202 or permission of department head. Introduction to and intensive practice in the techniques and skills needed in foreign language-related careers, including literary and commercial translation, professional writing, editing, and communication skills. (16.0901)

FREN 315. Survey of French Literature. 3-3-0. A study of French literature from the Middle Ages until the French Revolution. (16.0901)

FREN 316. Survey of French Literature. 3-3-0. A study of French literature of the 19th and 20th centuries. (16.0901)

FREN 324. Advanced French Language Skills Through Immersion. 3-0-6. Prerequisite: French 202 or permission of instructor. French language skills improve through language immersion and course work at a qualifying institution in a French speaking country.   Students refine conversation skills and review grammar while living and studying in a French speaking country. All work is done in French. (16.0901)

FREN 325. Advanced French Grammar and Composition I. 3-3-0. Prerequisites: FREN 202 or satisfactory score on placement test. Written communication skills through grammar review and exercises, analysis of literary texts, and writing practice. (16.0901)

FREN 326. Advanced French Grammar and Composition II. 3-3-0 Prerequisite, FREN 325 or permission of instructor. French syntax, grammar, and idioms. Critical analysis of French texts. (16.0901)

FREN 330. Advanced French Conversation. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: FREN 202 or sufficient score on placement test. Intensive practice in spoken French and vocabulary building. Conversation themes will vary and may include news and current events, film, music, literature, anthropology, and geography. (16.0901)

FREN 350: Introduction to Commercial French. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: FREN 202 or satisfactory score on placement test. Specialized vocabulary, business communication, cultural differences in the French-speaking business world. (16.0901)

*FREN 401. Topics in French Language and Linguistics. 3-3-0. Intensive study of a specialized area of language and linguistics. May be repeated for credit if content differs. (16.0901)

*FREN 402. Topics in Francophone Culture and Civilization. 3-3-0. Intensive study of a specialized area of Francophone civilization. May be repeated for credit if content differs. (16.0901)

*FREN 403. Topics in French Literature. 3-3-0. Intensive study of a specialized area of literature. May be repeated for credit if content differs. (16.0901)

FREN 407. Phonetics. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: 6 hours of 300-level French courses or permission of department head. Intensive practice in pronunciation, conversation and advanced grammar. (16.0901)

FREN 409. Applied Linguistics for Second-Language Teaching. 3-3-0. Analysis of the linguistic and cultural content of the materials available for the instructional program at the elementary level. Practical training in methods of using these materials. (16.0901)

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