2008-09 Course Descriptions

FLFR - French

Department of Foreign Languages (CAS)

FLFR 111 Elementary French I (3-1-3), fall. An introduction to the basic skills of speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing. Prerequisite: E-ACT English, 19 or above; SAT verbal of 460 or above; ENGL 003/004; or approval by department. Non-credit laboratory required.

FLFR 112 Elementary French II (3-1-3), spring. A continuation of FLFR 111. Prerequisite: FLFR 111 or equivalent. Non-credit laboratory required.

FLFR 221 Intermediate French I (3-0-3), fall. Further study of basic grammar with greater emphasis on conversation and reading. Prerequisite: FLFR 112 or equivalent through testing.

FLFR 222 Intermediate French II (3-0-3), spring. Grammar review, reading, conversation, and composition. Prerequisite: FLFR 221 or equivalent through testing.

FLFR 351 Introduction to French Civilization (3-0-3), fall, even years. An overview of French history, art, and music. Prerequisite: FLFR 222 or equivalent through testing.

FLFR 352 Introduction to French Culture (3-0-3), spring, odd years. A survey of life in contemporary France with emphasis on values, attitudes, institutions, and current problems. Prerequisite: FLFR 222 or equivalent through testing.

FLFR 385 French Grammar and Phonetics (3-0-3), fall, odd years. A thorough review of grammar and an introduction to French phonetics and phonemics. Prerequisite: FLFR 222 or equivalent through testing.

FLFR 386 French Composition and Conversation (3-0-3), spring, even years. Prose composition with attention to the acquisition of useful, everyday vocabulary. A writing-intensive course. Prerequisite: FLFR 222 or equivalent through testing.

FLFR 481 Medieval and Renaissance French Literature (3-0-3), fall, odd years. A survey of Medieval and Renaissance French literature in modern French translation. Prerequisite: FLFR 222 or equivalent through testing.

FLFR 482 Classical French Literature (3-0-3), spring, even years. A general survey of 17th and 18th century French literature. Prerequisite: FLFR 222 or equivalent through testing.

FLFR 483 Nineteenth-Century French Literature (3-0-3), spring, odd years. A general survey of 19th century French literature. Prerequisite: FLFR 222 or equivalent through testing.

FLFR 484 Twentieth-Century French Literature (3-0-3), spring, odd years. A general survey of 20th century French literature. Prerequisite: FLFR 222 or equivalent through testing.

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