French (3520)

French (3520)

101 BEGINNING FRENCH I 4 credits
Sequential. Acquisition of basic reading, speaking, writing and listening comprehension skills, with emphasis on development of self-expression in everyday situations, through culturally authentic media and texts.
102 BEGINNING FRENCH II 4 credits
Sequential. Prerequisite: 101 or equivalent. Acquisition of basic reading, speaking, writing and listening comprehension skills, with emphasis on development of self-expression in everyday situations, through culturally authentic media and texts.
201 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH I 3 credits
Sequential. Prerequisite: 102 or equivalent. Continuing acquisition of competence in reading, writing, speaking, and listening comprehension through use of culturally authentic materials, with emphasis on developing accuracy and self-expression in a wide range of situations.
202 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH II 3 credits
Sequential. Prerequisite: 201 or equivalent. Continuing acquisition of competence in reading, writing, speaking, and listening comprehension through use of culturally authentic materials, with emphasis on developing accuracy and self-expression in a wide range of situations.
300 CONTEMP FRENCH AND FRANCOPHONE CULT 3 credits
Prerequisite: 3520: 202 or permission. Introduction to contemporary lives and cultures in France and other Francophone countries as portrayed in recent documents, literary works and films.
301 FRENCH CONVERSATION 3 credits
Sequential. Prerequisite: 202 or equivalent. Development of speaking skills beyond the intermediate level. Practice of listening comprehension, correct pronunciation, extended and grammatically sound discourse.
302 FRENCH COMPOSITION 3 credits
Sequential. Prerequisite: 202 or equivalent. Development of writing skills beyond intermediate level.
303 FRENCH CULTURE & CIVILIZATION I 3 credits
Prerequisite: 202 or equivalent. History of France and French cultural heritage from its origins to mid-20th century.
304 FRENCH CULTURE & CIVILIZATION II 3 credits
Prerequisite: 202 or equivalent. Modern history of France. Focus on political and social trends since 1960.
305 INTRODUCTION TO FRENCH LIT I 3 credits
Prerequisite: 202 or equivalent. Survey of French literature from its origins to present, with lectures, reading and class discussion of representative works.
306 INTRODUCTION TO FRENCH LIT II 3 credits
Prerequisite: 202 or equivalent. Survey of French literature from its origins to present, with lectures, reading and class discussion of representative works.
308 INTERNSHIP IN FRANCE 1-3 credits
Permission of the French section advisor. (May be taken for a total of six credits. No more than three credits may be applied toward a 3520 major.) Student's internship which results in portfolio on career applications of the discipline of French.
311 CONTEMPORARY FRENCH SOCIETY 3 credits
Prerequisite: 202 or equivalent. A study of contemporary French society, including customs and political and social issues. Conducted in France. Counts toward Culture and Civilization requirement for major.
312 FRENCH CULT EXP ABROAD 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of the French section advisor. May be taken for a total of six credits. No more than three credits may be applied toward a 3520 major. Student's residence and independent study/project in French-speaking country which results in demonstrable understanding of the country's culture
315 FRENCH PHONETICS 3 credits
Prerequisite or corequisite: 202 or equivalent. Intensive drill in pronunciation with correction and improvement of student's accent, emphasis on articulation, intonation and rhythm.
350 THEMES IN FRENCH LIT IN TRANSL 3 credits
Prerequisite: 3400:210 or 3400:221. (May not be taken for credit toward the French major) Readings, discussion of novels and plays relating to selected themes of French literature. Texts and discussion in English.
351 TRANSLATION: FRENCH 3 credits
Prerequisite: 202 or equivalent. Study of translation techniques, both French to English and English to French. Emphasis on stylistics and interpretation of idioms.
352 TRANSLATION: BUSINESS FRENCH 3 credits
Prerequisite: 351 or equivalent. Application of translation techniques with particular stress on business styles, formats, and vocabulary. Especially recommended for students interested in international business.
402 ADVANCED FRENCH GRAMMAR 3 credits
Prerequisite: 302 or equivalent. Advanced study of normative French grammar with emphasis on syntax, morphology, grammatical structure and phonetic principles.
403 ADV FRENCH: WRITTEN & ORAL COM 3 credits
Prerequisite: 301 & 302 or permission. Development of writing and speaking skills beyond that achieved in 301 and 302 through intensive practice and grammar review.
407 FRENCH LIT OF MID AGES & RENAI 4 credits
Prerequisite: 305 or 306 or equivalent. Reading and discussion of selected Medieval and Renaissance literary works. Conducted in French.
413 FRENCH CINEMA 3 credits
Prerequisites: 301 or 302; or permission from instructor. Study and discussion of various aspects of French culture and civilization as characterized in movies.
419 19TH CENTURY FRENCH LITERATURE 4 credits
Prerequisite: 305 or 306 or equivalent. Reading and discussion of selected works pertaining to romantic, realistic and naturalistic movements. Conducted in French.
422 FRENCH: ST ADV LNG SKL CULT LI 1-4 credits
Prerequisite: 202 or equivalent. (May be repeated) Development of specialized language skills or reading of significant works of literature or culture not studied in other courses.
427 20TH CENTURY FRENCH LITERATURE 4 credits
Prerequisite: 305 or 306 or equivalent. Reading and discussion of the most representative works of period. Conducted in French.
430 CONTEMPORARY QUEBEC 3 credits
Prerequisite: 301, or 302 or permission. Historical, political, sociological and cultural overviews of Québec, offering an in-depth examination of questions of identity through the study of literature and popular culture.
431 FRANCOPHONE LITERATURE 3 credits
Prerequisite: 300 or 301 or 302 or permission. The problematics of identity (race, class) in postcolonial context, studied through literary texts by authors from Africa, Caribbean, and Québec.
460 SEL THEMES: FRENCH LIT 3 credits
(May be repeated.) Conducted in French. Prerequisite: 305 and 306 or equivalent. Reading and discussion of literary works selected according to an important theme.
497 INDIVIDUAL READING IN FRENCH 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: 202 and permission of department chair.
498 INDIVIDUAL READING IN FRENCH 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: 202 and permission of department chair.

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