FRENCH

FRENCH

Note: French courses are offered by the Department of Modern Languages.

FRENCH 1000
Beginners' French I

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-2-0

Fundamentals of spoken and written French. Use of the language laboratory.

Note: For students with little or no knowledge of French. Mandatory placement test for all registrants.

May not be taken for credit by students with French 30, 30S, 30N, 31A, 31B, 31C or equivalent.

FRENCH 1100
Beginners' French II

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-2-0

Continuation of French 1000.

Prerequisites: French 1000, or French 10 or 20 or equivalent, and a satisfactory grade in the mandatory placement test.

Note: May not be taken for credit by students with French 30, 30S, 30N, 31A, 31B, 31C or equivalent.

FRENCH 1500
Intermediate Language I

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-1-0

Development of language skills; oral expression, listening comprehension, reading and writing. Use of the language laboratory.

Prerequisites: French 1100, or French 30, 30S, 30N, 31A, 31B, 31C or equivalent, and a satisfactory grade in the mandatory placement test.

Note: May not be taken by students with French Language Arts 30 or Langue et Littérature 30 or equivalent.

FRENCH 2000
Intermediate Language II

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-1-0

The finer points of grammar; refinement of writing style. Further training in the skills of speaking, reading and listening comprehension. Use of the language laboratory.

Prerequisite: French 1500, or French Language Arts 30, or Langue et Littérature 30.

FRENCH 2200
Culture and Civilization I

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Contemporary French and French-Canadian culture and civilization. Use of films, tapes and texts. Oral and written French.

Prerequisite: French 1500, or French Language Arts 30, or Langue et Littérature 30.

Recommended background: French 2000.

FRENCH 2250
French Immersion

Credit hours: 3.0
Other hours: Immersion in a francophone milieu

Academic and living experiences in a francophone milieu. Institution to be approved by the Department. For students taking part in the French Visiting Student Programme only.

Prerequisite: Two French courses (6.0 credit hours) at the 2000 level with a minimum 'C minus' ('C-') grade in each.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: French 2250 is a required course for Modern Languages Education: French majors and a recommended course for Modern Languages Education: French minors.

It is recommended that Modern Languages Education: French majors successfully complete French 2250 before enrolling in Professional Semester I.

French 2250 may be taken for credit by French majors in Arts and Science, but will not count toward the minimum 13 courses required for this major.

FRENCH 2300
Introduction to Literature

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Improvement of reading skills in the French language. Appreciation and understanding of francophone literature.

Prerequisite: French 1500, or French Language Arts 30, or Langue et Littérature 30.

Recommended background: French 2000.

FRENCH 2400
Phonetics and Diction

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 2-1-0

Phonetic features of the French language; sounds, stress, rhythm, intonation, liaison, International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcription system. Corrective phonetics. Use of the language laboratory.

Prerequisite: French 1500, or French Language Arts 30, or Langue et Littérature 30.

FRENCH 3001
Advanced Language I

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Structural and stylistic nuances of French.

Prerequisite: French 2000.

FRENCH 3200
Culture and Civilization II (Series)

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

A history of French or French-Canadian culture and civilization to the 20th Century. Political, social and cultural aspects. Use of films, tapes and texts. Oral and written French.

Prerequisite: French 2200.

Recommended background: French 2000 or 2300.

FRENCH 3500
Survey of French or French-Canadian Literature (Series)

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Representative literary works of France or French Canada.

Prerequisite: French 2300.

FRENCH 3600
Literary Genres (Series)

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Nature and development of a specific genre: novel, drama, poetry, short story, essay, biography, song, children's literature or film. Appreciation and understanding of characteristic elements of the genre. Representative works by major francophone artists.

Prerequisite: French 2300.

FRENCH 4001
Advanced Language II

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Further study of the structural and stylistic nuances of French.

Prerequisite: French 3001.

FRENCH 4002
Advanced Studies in Language (Series)

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Aspects of the French Language. Topics to be covered may include composition, translation, stylistic analysis, syntactic analysis and history of the French language.

Prerequisite: French 3001.

FRENCH 4600
Seminar in Literature (Series)

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Selected and representative works of major authors or literary movements of a specific period or century.

Prerequisite: French 3500 or 3600.

FRENCH 4850
Selected Topics

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Seminars on various themes or topics.

Prerequisite: A 3000-level course (3.0 credit hours) in language or literature, depending on the focus of the specific seminar.