FREN 1001 Elementary French I
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Development of basic skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing; acquisition of grammatical structures. Students are introduced to various aspects of Francophone culture. 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 placement into 1002
Description

Development of basic skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing; acquisition of grammatical structures. Students are introduced to various aspects of Francophone culture. 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 placement into 2001
Description

Continuing development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Vocabulary expansion; further work with grammatical structures. Francophone culture presented. Not open to native speakers of French.

FREN 2002 Intermediate French II
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 2001 with grade of C or higher, or placement into 2002
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. Francophone culture presented. Not open to native speakers of French.

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. Global Perspectives Course.

FREN 3395 Study Abroad
Credit Hours 1.0 - 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. Global Perspectives Course.

FREN 3396 Study Abroad
Credit Hours 1.0 - 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. This course may include a Signature Experience component. Global Perspectives Course.

FREN 3397 Study Abroad
Credit Hours 1.0 - 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. This course may include a Signature Experience component. Global Perspectives Course.

FREN 3690 Honors Readings
Credit Hours 1.0 - 3.0
Prerequisites Good standing with the Honors College and consent of instructor
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, or consent of the instructor
Description

Discussion of current business and economic issues in French-speaking countries with an emphasis on strategy, international marketing and entrepreneurship. 3.000 credit hours. Crosslisted with FREN 6108.

FREN 4043 French for International Business II
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 3013, FREN 3023, and FREN 3033 with grades of C or higher, or consent of the instructor
Description

Discussion of current economic issues in French-speaking countries as well as in the European Union and of business issues with an emphasis on professional communication and international job search. 3.000 credit hours. Cross listed with FREN 6109.

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. This course may include a Signature Experience component.

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. Global Perspectives Course.

FREN 4113 Special Topics in French and Francophone Culture and Civilization
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites completion of at least three, 3000-level courses with a grade of C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

Study of trends or movements in the culture and civilization of France and francophone areas and countries. Topics may cover various historical periods and may include the study of such aspects of a civilization or culture as politics, education, media, religion, the arts and popular culture. May be repeated if topics vary. Counts toward French minor or major or as an upper-division elective.

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. Global Perspectives Course.

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. Global Perspectives Course.

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. Global Perspectives Course.

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. Global Perspectives Course.

FREN 4414 Topics in French and Francophone Culture and Society
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. Global Perspectives Course.

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. Global Perspectives Course.

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. Global Perspectives Course.

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. Global Perspectives Course.

FREN 4870 Honors Thesis: Research
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Good standing with the Honors College and consent of instructor
Description

Readings or research preparatory to honors thesis or project. This course may include a Signature Experience component.

FREN 4880 Honors Thesis: Writing
Credit Hours 3.0 - 6.0
Prerequisites FREN 4870 with grade of C or higher, good standing with the Honors College and consent of instructor
Description

Writing or the production of honors thesis or project. This course may include a Signature Experience component.

FREN 4990 Independent Study – Special Topics for Majors
Credit Hours 1.0 - 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.