French Courses

French Courses

FRN 101, 102 BEGINNING FRENCH I & II / 3 credits each
Introduction to French language and culture with focus on speaking, listening, writing or reading. FRN 101 (or exemption) is a prerequisite for FRN 102.

FRN 201, 202 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH I & II / 3 credits each
Review of grammar with emphasis on reading, writing, listening and speaking. Introduction to works of several modern writers. Practice with tapes. Vocabulary building and idiomatic selfexpression stressed.

FRN 211, 212 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH CONVERSATION / 1 credit each
French conversation at the intermediate level. Graded on a pass/fail basis. Prerequisite: FRN 102 or permission of instructor.

FRN 311, 312 ADVANCED FRENCH CONVERSATION / 1 credit each
French conversation at the advanced level. Graded on a pass/fail basis. Prerequisite: FRN 202 or permission of instructor.

FRN 315 ADVANCED GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION / 3 credits
Study of advanced grammar points and stylistic features of written French. Development of advanced language skills, with an emphasis on writing. Prerequisite: FRN 202 or permission of instructor.

FRN 340 EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY FRENCH STUDIES / 3 credits
Introduction to eighteenth-century French thought, culture and history and continued work on language skills. Prerequisite: FRN 202 or permission of instructor.

FRN 345 NINETEENTH-CENTURY FRENCH STUDIES / 3 credits
Introduction to nineteenth-century French literature, culture and history and continued work on language skills. Prerequisite: FRN 202 or permission of instructor.

FRN 350 TWENTIETH-CENTURY FRENCH STUDIES / 3 credits
Introduction to twentieth-century French literature, culture and history and continued work on language skills. Prerequisite: FRN 202 or permission of instructor.

FRN 355 CONTEMPORARY FRANCE / 3 credits
Introduction to contemporary French literature, culture and history and continued work on language skills. Prerequisite: FRN 202 or permission of instructor.

FRN 382 SPECIAL TOPICS IN FRENCH / 3 credits
Study of selected topics in French. Prerequisites will vary.

FRN 399 FRENCH INTERNATIONAL STUDIES COURSE: Variable topics / 1 credit
Studies of varying topics in French culture, including a 2-week Nichols trip to a French-speaking country. Prerequisite: FRN 102.

FRN 450 INDEPENDENT STUDY / 1-3 credits
Concentrated study in selected field of study. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.