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B.A. in French

Prerequisites:

Successful completion of French 234, 240, 241, or equivalent placement.

5 Required Courses:

FREN 350 Applied French Grammar and Composition I
Systematic grammar review with extensive practice in writing French. Prerequisite: FREN 301 or FREN 326. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2018 semester.

or
FREN 352 French for Journalism and Business
Practical acquisition of skills necessary to understand the language of journalism and business. Prerequisite: FREN 301. LEC.
Spring 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
Roney, Kristina
TuTh 02:30-03:45 PM FR 206 - LAWRENCE
3 64441
FREN 375 Intermediate French Conversation
Three meetings per week. Guided discussions designed to increase fluency, improve pronunciation, and acquire vocabulary. Sections limited to twelve students. Prerequisite: FREN 301 or concurrent enrollment in FREN 301. LEC.
Spring 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC
TuTh 01:00-02:15 PM WES 4046 - LAWRENCE
3 59849

3 Literature Courses from the following:

2 Elective Courses from the following:

FREN 376 Advanced French Conversation
Three meetings per week. Guided discussions designed to increase fluency, improve pronunciation, and knowledge of French culture and language. Classes have centered around topics such as the French Revolution, the Arts, Renaissance Festivals, and French cinema. Sections limited to twelve students. May be designated a KULAC class at the discretion of the instructor. Prerequisite: FREN 375. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2018 semester.

FREN 440 Studies in French Culture: _____
Representative topics are: History of Paris, Role of Women in French Literature and Culture, Interrelationships of the Arts, French-speaking African Culture, Culture of French Canada. May be repeated for credit with departmental permission; may also be repeated as part of major in French language and culture. Prerequisite: FREN 301 and FREN 326. LEC.
Spring 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Pasco, Allan
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM WES 2066 - LAWRENCE
3 58060
FREN 480 Studies in French Literature: _____
A study of a period, theme, group of authors, or movement. Subject matter will vary; may be taken more than once if subject differs. Prerequisite: FREN 300 and FREN 326. LEC.
Spring 2018
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Weatherley, Gillian
MWF 11:00-11:50 AM FR 219 - LAWRENCE
3 59202
FREN 600 Studies in: _____
Topics vary by semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Departmental permission. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2018 semester.

Departmental Advisors:

Students are invited to meet with faculty members in French to discuss the major, independent study, and honors in French.


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