2020-2021 Academic Catalog

French (FRN)

FRN 111  Elementary French I  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to fundamentals of pronunciation, grammar, structure, vocabulary, conversation, and reading.

FRN 111H  Honors Elementary French I  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to fundamentals of pronunciation, grammar, structure, vocabulary, conversation, and reading.

FRN 112  Elementary French II  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to fundamentals of pronunciation, grammar, structure, vocabulary, conversation, and reading.

FRN 211  Intermediate French I  (3 Credits)  

Review of grammar, reading moderately difficult prose, oral practice, and written compositions.

FRN 212  Intermediate French II  (3 Credits)  

Intensive and extensive study and reading of modern prose, oral practice, and composition.

FRN 330  Literature of the 18th Century  (3 Credits)  

Origins and foundations of French Classicism, including its philosophical and artistic implications and its main representatives: Descartes, Pascal, Corneille, Racine, Moliere, La Fontaine, and minor classicists.

FRN 331  Literature of the 17th Century  (3 Credits)  

Presentation of the main trends in the political and literary developments of the Age of Enlightenment. Special emphasis on the contributions of Voltaire, Rousseau, Montesquieu and the Encyclopediats.