French (FR) Courses

College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), Languages

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FR 101 Elementary French I (4) Conversation, laboratory drill, grammar, reading, using film strips, interactive software, slides and tapes.

FR 102 Elementary French II (4) Conversation, laboratory drill, grammar, reading, using film strips, interactive software, slides and tapes. Pre: FR 101 or equivalent.

FR 201 Intermediate French I (4) Reading, conversation, laboratory drill, composition, using film strips, interactive software, slides and tapes. Pre: FR 102 or equivalent.

FR 202 Intermediate French II (4) Reading, conversation, laboratory drill, composition, using film strips, interactive software, slides and tapes. Pre: FR 201 or equivalent.

FR 312 Adv Conver & Composition (3) Major emphasis on strengthening oral and written language skills through reading and discussion of current French-language periodicals, writing informal essays, grammar review, and laboratory drills. Video tapes, movies, interactive software, and film strips also will be used. Pre: FR 311 or equivalent.


FR x94 Special Topics in Subject Matter (Arr.) Special topics chosen by the instructor. Course content will vary. May be repeated for credit, provided that a different topic is studied. Additional requirements may apply depending on subject and topic.

FR x99 Directed Studies (Arr.) Statement of planned reading or research required. Pre: instructor’s consent.