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Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
William Thompson, Ph.D., Chair
Room 108, Jones Hall

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 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.

Course Descriptions

College of Arts and Sciences

Aerospace Studies (AERO)
African and African American Studies (AAAS)
Anthropology (ANTH)
Biology (BIOL)
Chemistry (CHEM)
City and Regional Planning (PLAN)
Computer Science (COMP)
Criminology and Criminal Justice (CJUS)
Earth Sciences (ESCI)
English (ENGL)
Emergency Management (EMGT)
Environmental Studies (ENVR)
Health Administration (HADM)
History (HIST)
International Studies (INTL)
Judaic Studies (JDST)
Mathematics (MATH)
Military Science (ARMY)
Naval Science (NAVY)
Philosophy (PHIL)
Physics (PHYS)
Political Science (POLS)
Public and Nonprofit Administration (PADM)
Psychology (PSYC)
Religious Studies (RLGN)
Social Work (SWRK)
Sociology (SOCI)
Women's Studies (WMST)

Foreign Languages and Literatures

Arabic (ARAB)
Chinese (CHIN)
Classics (CLAS)
French (FREN)
German (GERM)
Greek (GREK)
Hebrew (HEBR)
Italian (ITAL)
Japanese (JAPN)
Languages and Literature (LALI)
Latin (LATN)
Portuguese (PORT)
Russian (RUSS)
Spanish (SPAN)

Fogelman College of Business and Economics

Accountancy (ACCT)
Business Administration (BA)
Economics (ECON)
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate (FIR)
Management Information Systems (MIS)
Management (MGMT)
Marketing (MKTG))
Supply Chain Management Science (SCMS)

College of Communication and Fine Arts

Architecture (ARCH)
Art (ART)
Art History (ARTH)
Communication (COMM)
Communication/Fine Arts (CCFA)
Dance (DANC)
Interior Design (IDES)
Journalism (JOUR)
Theatre (THEA)


Applied Music (MUAP)
Music Appreciation (MUS)
Music Education (MUSE)
Music History, Literature, and Appreciation (MUHL)
Music Industry (MUID)
Music Theory and Composition (MUTC)
Sacred Music (MUSA)

College of Education, Health and Human Sciences

Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research

Counseling and Personnel Services (COUN)
Educational Psychology and Research (EDPR)

Health and Sport Sciences

Dietetics (NUTR)
Health and Human Performance (EXSS)
Health and Sport Sciences (HMSE)
Healthcare Leadership (HCL)
Health Promotion (HPRO)
Physical Education Activities (PHED)
Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE)
Sport and Leisure Commerce (SLC)
Sport and Leisure Management (SLS)

Instruction and Curriculum Leadership

Early Childhood Education (ECED)
Educational Services (EDSV)
Elementary Education (ELED)
Instruction and Curriculum Leadership (ICL)
Instructional Design and Technology (IDT)
Leadership (LEAD)
Reading (RDNG)
Special Education (SPED)

Herff College of Engineering

Biomedical Engineering (BIOM)
Civil Engineering (CIVL)
Electrical and Computer Engineering (EECE)
Engineering (ENGR)
Mechanical Engineering (MECH)
Technology (TECH)

Loewenberg School of Nursing

Nursing (NURS)

University College

Family and Consumer Science (CSED)
Merchandising (MRCH)
Paralegal Studies (LEGL)
University College (UNIV)

Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management

Hospitality and Resort Management (HPRM)

Independent Programs

Orientation Program (ACAD)
University Honors Program (UNHP)
University of Memphis Libraries (LBRY)

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