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FRENCH

(FREN) FRENCH
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
William Thompson, Ph.D., Chair
Room 108, Jones Hall
http://fl.memphis.edu

In addition to the courses below, the department may offer the following Special Topics courses:
FREN 4791-99. Special Topics in French Literature, Language, or Civilization. (3). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours credit. PREREQUISITE: FREN 3301, or permission of instructor. RECOMMENDED: FREN 3411.


FREN 1010 - Elementary French I (3)
Basic skills fundamental to language proficiency and culture.

FREN 1020 - Elementary French II (3)
Further development of basic skills fundamental to language proficiency and culture. PREREQUISITE: FREN 1010, or equivalent.

FREN 2010 - Intermediate French I (3)
Comprehensive review of French grammar, exercises in writing, and readings in French literature and culture. PREREQUISITE: FREN 1020, or equivalent.

FREN 2020 - Intermediate French II (3)
More advanced readings. PREREQUISITE: FREN 2010, or equivalent.

FREN 3301 - Conversation and Composition (3)
PREREQUISITE: FREN 2020, or equivalent.

FREN 3302 - Conversation and Composition (3)
PREREQUISITE: FREN 3301, or permission of instructor.

FREN 3401 - French Civilization (3)
Culture of France as reflected in its history, social institutions, art, and music. Recommended for Foreign Language, liberal arts, and International Business majors. PREREQUISITE: FREN 3301, or permission of instructor.

FREN 3411 - Intro To French Lit (3)
Selections from origins to present time; emphasis on textual analysis. PREREQUISITE: FREN 3301.

FREN 3791 - French for Commerce I (3)
Introduction to French business terminology and forms of correspondence with regular readings of business, commercial and technical publications. PREREQUISITE: FREN 3301 recommended.

FREN 3900 - French Culture and Society (3-6)
Intensive language and culture; travel to a French speaking country required. PREREQUISITE: permission of study abroad director.

FREN 4301 - French Phonetics (3)
Theory and practice of French sounds, especially recommended for teachers of French. PREREQUISITE: three years of college French, or permission of instructor.

FREN 4302 - Adv French Grammar (3)
Practical advanced grammar course concerned with grammatical, syntactical, and lexical usage of contemporary French.

FREN 4412 - 17th & 18th Centuries (3)
Classical theatre and critical theories; essay, nouvelle, and conte in 18th century. PREREQUISITE: FREN 3301. RECOMMENDED: FREN 3411.

FREN 4413 - 19th Century French Lit (3)
Survey of literary movements and major authors with readings in all major genres. PREREQUISITE: FREN 3301. RECOMMENDED: FREN 3411.

FREN 4414 - 20th Century French Lit (3)
Survey of literary movements and major authors with readings in the novel, poetry and theater. PREREQUISITE: FREN 3301. RECOMMENDED: FREN 3411.

FREN 4415 - Francophone Literature (3)
Study of literature written in French from countries other than France. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours credit with a change in content and permission of instructor.

FREN 4780 - Individual Study French (1-3)
Directed individual study in selected areas of French chosen in consultation with instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours credit. PREREQUISITE: permission of instructor.

FREN 4798 - Pre Rev France Short Stories (3)
Introduction to texts belonging to Pre-Revolutionary France.

FREN 4801 - Cont France/Francophone World (3)
Overview of major institutions and cultural aspects of contemporary France and the French-speaking world. PREREQUISITE: FREN 3301 or permission of instructor.