French (FRE)

FRE 101. Elementary French I. 4 Credit Hours.

This is the beginning course which introduces the basic sentence structure and vocabulary necessary to participate in elementary French conversations. Additional course topics include reading short French passages, aspects of contemporary culture, and a variety of grammatical forms useful in writing French prose. Supplemental online lab work is required.
Prerequisite: Reading Proficiency.

FRE 102. Elementary French II. 4 Credit Hours.

This course continues to focus on the topics introduced in FRE 101. These include more complex sentence structures and an expanded vocabulary necessary to participate in French conversations. Additional course topics include reading short French passages of increasing complexity, elements of contemporary culture, and a number of grammatical forms useful when writing in French. Supplemental online lab work is required.
Prerequisites: FRE 101 or 2 years of high school French and Reading Proficiency.

FRE 201. Intermediate French I. 4 Credit Hours.

A continuation of FRE 102. Emphasis is on becoming proficient in using the language so that students can function in a francophone culture. Primary concentration is on developing speaking and listening skills. Testing is both oral and written.
Prerequisites: FRE 102 or 3 or more years of high school French and Reading Proficiency.

FRE 202. Intermediate French II. 4 Credit Hours.

The major emphasis is preparing students to be functioning members of a French speaking community. The student will gain the linguistic skills necessary to perform in everyday situations. Speaking and listening skills are further developed. Testing is both oral and written. Additional lab hours required.
Prerequisites: FRE 201 or 4 or more years of high school French and Reading Proficiency.