French (FREN)

Courses

FREN A101 Elementary French I 4 Credits

Introductory course for students with no previous knowledge of the French language. Develops listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in French for effective communication at the elementary level. Students gain understanding of basic cross-cultural perspectives. Course conducted in French.

Attributes: UAA Humanities GER.

FREN A102 Elementary French II 4 Credits

Continuation of introductory course. Further develops elementary listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in French for effective communication. Enhances appreciation of cross-cultural perspectives. Course conducted in French.

Prerequisites: FREN A101.

Attributes: UAA Humanities GER.

FREN A201 Intermediate French I 4 Credits

Intermediate course for students with basic knowledge of French. Enhances listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills for effective communication at the intermediate level. Students critically examine diverse cultural perspectives. Course conducted in French.

Prerequisites: FREN A102.

Attributes: UAA Humanities GER.

FREN A202 Intermediate French II 4 Credits

Continuation of first semester in intermediate French. Further develops listening, speaking, reading, and writing proficiency for effective communication and in preparation for advanced study of French. Students interpret diverse cultural perspectives. Course conducted in French.

Prerequisites: FREN A201.

Attributes: UAA Humanities GER.

FREN A301 Advanced French I 4 Credits

Advanced French course in refining listening, speaking, reading, writing, and analytical skills for effective interaction in communicatively complex situations. Students critically analyze diverse cultural topics.
Special Note: Course conducted in French.
Registration Restrictions: If prerequisite not met, students can gain entrance to course with departmental approval.

Prerequisites: FREN A202 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: UAA Humanities GER.

FREN A302 Advanced French II 4 Credits

Continuation of first semester in advanced French. Further refines listening, speaking, reading, writing, and analytical skills for effective interaction in communicatively complex situations. Students critically analyze diverse cultural topics.
Special Note: Course conducted in French.
Registration Restrictions: If prerequisite not met, students can gain entrance to course with departmental approval.

Prerequisites: FREN A301 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: UAA Humanities GER.

FREN A306 Advanced French Conversation and Composition 1-3 Credits

Speaking and writing about French and Francophone countries, their peoples, customs and cultures.
Special Note: May be offered in 1-, 2- or 3-credit segments. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits with change of subtitle. Up to 3 credits may count toward a minor or major in languages with an emphasis in French. Course conducted in French.

Prerequisites: FREN A202.

FREN A310 Selected Topics: Literary Trends and Traditions 3 Credits

Focuses on diverse literary traditions of multiple French-speaking communities. Critical analysis through a variety of disciplinary methodologies (e.g. historical, cultural, artistic); terminology also explored and developed. Enhances French language skills in writing, reading, speaking, listening and cultural literacy.
Special Note: May be repeated for credit with a change of subtitle. Course conducted in French.

Prerequisites: FREN A302 with a minimum grade of C.

FREN A432 Selected Topics: Studies in French/Francophone Literature and Culture 3 Credits

Focuses on the intensive study of authors, literary movements, periods and genres in their historical and cultural contexts. Enhances French language skills in reading, listening, writing, speaking and cultural literacy.
Special Note: May be repeated for credit with a change in subtitle. Course conducted in French.

Prerequisites: FREN A302 with a minimum grade of C.