FREN 1001 Elementary French I
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Development of basic skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing; acquisition of grammatical structures. Not open to native speakers of French.

FREN 1002 Elementary French II
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 1001 with grade of C or higher, or equivalent
Description

Development of basic skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing; acquisition of grammatical structures. Not open to native speakers of French.

FREN 2001 Intermediate French I
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 1002 with grade of C or higher, or equivalent
Description

Continuing development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Vocabulary expansion; further work with grammatical structures.

FREN 2002 Intermediate French II
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 2001 with grade of C or higher, or equivalent
Description

Continuing development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the use of audio and video materials as well as literary and nonliterary texts.

FREN 3010 French Pronunciation
Credit Hours 1.0
Prerequisites FREN 2001 with grade of C or higher, or equivalent
Description

Basic rules of French pronunciation; introduction to phonetic transcription of French.

FREN 3013 Intensive Grammar Review
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 2002 with grade of C or higher, or equivalent
Description

Intensive review and in-depth analysis of grammatical structures.

FREN 3023 Advanced Conversation and Composition
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 2002 with grade of C or higher, or equivalent
Description

Development of oral fluency, vocabulary building, and practice in the patterns of idiomatic French; correct expression, style, and organization in expository writing.

FREN 3033 Introduction to the Analysis of Literary Texts-CTW
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 2002 with grade of C or higher, or equivalent
Description

Introduction to the analysis of literary texts in various genres, with emphasis on the continuing development of reading, writing, and speaking skills. Serves as one of the two Critical Thinking Through Writing (CTW) courses required of all French majors.

FREN 3395 Study Abroad
Credit Hours 1.0 TO 3.0
Description

French language and culture in a native environment. Designed specifically for students participating in the University System of Georgia Study Abroad Programs.

FREN 3396 Study Abroad
Credit Hours 1.0 TO 3.0
Description

French language and culture in a native environment. Designed specifically for students participating in the University System of Georgia Study Abroad Programs.

FREN 3397 Study Abroad
Credit Hours 1.0 TO 3.0
Description

French language and culture in a native environment. Designed specifically for students participating in the University System of Georgia Study Abroad Programs.

FREN 3690 Honors Readings
Credit Hours 1.0 TO 3.0
Prerequisites consent of the instructor and Honors Program director
Description

Discussion and readings on selected topics.

FREN 4033 French for International Business I
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 3013, FREN 3023, and FREN 3033 with grades of C or higher
Description

Business vocabulary and correspondence. Protocol of business environment. Reading and analysis of commercial texts.

FREN 4043 French for International Business II
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 4033 with grade of C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

Readings in the foreign language of current materials related to business and trade structures, issues, and procedures.

FREN 4053 Advanced Grammar and Translation
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 3013, FREN 3023, and FREN 3033 with grades of C or higher
Description

Advanced grammar, expansion of vocabulary, and introduction to comparative stylistics through translation of both literary and non-literary texts.

FREN 4063 Practicum in French
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites senior standing and consent of instructor
Description

Directed work in special projects; field experience; internship.

FREN 4103 History of French Civilization-CTW
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 3013, FREN 3023, and FREN 3033 with grades of C or higher
Description

Social, political, intellectual, and artistic developments from the Middle Ages through the nineteenth century. Serves as one of the two Critical Thinking Through Writing (CTW) courses required of all French majors.

FREN 4123 Contemporary France-CTW
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 3013, FREN 3023, and FREN 3033 with grades of C or higher
Description

Social, artistic, and intellectual developments as reflected in current French texts. Serves as one of the two Critical Thinking Through Writing (CTW) courses required of all French majors.

FREN 4203 Medieval and Renaissance French Literature
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 3013, FREN 3023, and FREN 3033 with grades of C or higher
Description

Early development of the principal literary forms in poetry and prose; influence of humanistic thought on major authors of the sixteenth century; special emphasis on Rabelais, the Pleiade, and Montaigne.

FREN 4303 French Literature of the Classical Period
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 3013, FREN 3023, and FREN 3033 with grades of C or higher
Description

Representative readings by important authors in various genres.

FREN 4403 French Literature of the Enlightenment
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 3013, FREN 3023, and FREN 3033 with grades of C or higher
Description

Rise and development of the “philosophical” movement and of pre-romanticism. Representative readings by important authors in various genres.

FREN 4414 Special Topics in French Literature
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 3013, FREN 3023, and FREN 3033 with grades of C or higher
Description

Study of particular authors, genres, schools, or topics not covered in regular courses. May be repeated if topics vary.

FREN 4503 French Romanticism, Realism, and Symbolism
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 3013, FREN 3023, and FREN 3033 with grades of C or higher
Description

Principal trends of the nineteenth century. Representative readings by important authors in various genres.

FREN 4613 French Literature of the Twentieth Century I
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 3013, FREN 3023, and FREN 3033 with grades of C or higher
Description

Major literary trends through 1945. Representative readings by important authors in various genres.

FREN 4623 French Literature of the Twentieth Century II
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 3013, FREN 3023, and FREN 3033 with grades of C or higher
Description

Major literary trends since 1945. Representative readings by major authors in various genres.

FREN 4633 Francophone Literature
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 3013, FREN 3023, and FREN 3033 with grades of C or higher
Description

Major literary works from Francophone cultures beyond France. Representative readings from major and emerging writers in various genres.

FREN 4870 Honors Thesis: Research
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites consent of the instructor and Honors Program director
Description

Readings or research preparatory to honors thesis or project.

FREN 4880 Honors Thesis: Writing
Credit Hours 3.0 TO 6.0
Prerequisites FREN 4870 with grade of C or higher, consent of the instructor and Honors Program director
Description

Writing or the production of honors thesis or project.

FREN 4990 Independent Study – Special Topics for Majors
Credit Hours 1.0 TO 4.0
Prerequisites Completion of at least two 3000-level French courses with a grade of C or higher and consent of the instructor
Description

For French majors with a grade point average of 3.0 or better in major courses and all course work. No more than four credit hours may be applied toward the major. Special topics readings and/or research to be determined in consultation with the instructor.

FREN 4995 Directed Readings B.I.S.-CTW
Credit Hours 3.0 TO 4.0
Description

Directed Readings designed for Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies students. This course may satisfy the junior and/or senior-level Critical Thinking Through Writing requirements.