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FRE 301 French Conversation, Diction, and Phonetics

Prerequisite: 6 credits of intermediate French or 4 years of High School French.

Course Description: This course aims to develop fluency in the spoken language and increase vocabulary through oral and written exercises. Appropriate laboratory materials are included. Course is conducted in French.

3 credits

FRE 302 Advanced French Composition

Prerequisite: 6 credits of intermediate French or 4 years of High School French.

Course Description: A course that stresses writing correct French on a broad variety of topics including literature, culture, and daily life.

Course Rotation: TBA.

3 credits

FRE 303 Advanced Oral and Written Expression

Prerequisite: 6 credits of intermediate French or 4 years of High School French.

Course Description: A course for those wishing to improve their ability to speak and write French. The stress is on acquisition of correct pronunciation and a wider vocabulary.

3 credits

FRE 303 Advanced Oral and Written Expression

Prerequisite: 6 credits of intermediate French or 4 years of High School French.

Course Description: A course for those wishing to improve their ability to speak and write French. The stress is on acquisition of correct pronunciation and a wider vocabulary.

3 credits

FRE 304 Translation and Interpretation

Course Description:This course is designed to introduce the students to students to the basic theories and strategies for practical translation and interpretation both from French to English and from English to French. With reading and writing assignments as well as class discussions, students are encouraged to evaluate and apply theoretical concepts and techniques to improve their own translation and interpretation performance. In addition, oral and written translation of a variety of texts and exercises provides student an opportunity to reinforce the knowledge of French grammar they have already learned and to increase their mastery in the areas of vocabulary, syntax, and stylistics.
Course Rotation:Fall;NY

3 credits

Prerequisites

FRE 303 Minimum Grade of D

FRE 305 Advanced French for Industry and the Professions I

Prerequisite: 6 credits of intermediate French or 4 years of High School French.

Course Description: Designed to develop the student's language proficiency within his/her career interests. Students will be introduced to commercial terminology and cultural differences in business. Emphasis is on business correspondence.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall - Odd years. PLV: Spring - Even years.

3 credits

Prerequisites

Pre-requisite for FRE 305 ( Course : FRE 300 to 399. Required Courses: 1. Minimum Grade of D. ) or ( Test: French Placement 50 to 51) or ( Test: Language Placement Override 98 to 99)

FRE 305 Advanced French for Industry and the Professions I

Prerequisite: 6 credits of intermediate French or 4 years of High School French.

Course Description: Designed to develop the student's language proficiency within his/her career interests. Students will be introduced to commercial terminology and cultural differences in business. Emphasis is on business correspondence.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall - Odd years. PLV: Spring - Even years.

3 credits

Prerequisites

Pre-requisite for FRE 305 ( Course : FRE 300 to 399. Required Courses: 1. Minimum Grade of D. ) or ( Test: French Placement 50 to 51) or ( Test: Language Placement Override 98 to 99)

FRE 310 French Culture and Civilization I

Prerequisite: One 300-Level French Course.

Course Description: Comprehensive study of the most important aspects of French history, art, and literature. Consideration is also given to French geography, social customs, life, and institutions. Extensive use of visual aids. Course is conducted in French.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall - Odd years. PLV: TBA.

3 credits

Prerequisites

Pre-requisite for FRE 310 ( Course : FRE 200 to 299. Required Courses: 2. Minimum Grade of D. ) or ( Test: French Placement 50 to 51) or ( Test: Language Placement Override 98 to 99)

FRE 310 French Culture and Civilization I

Prerequisite: One 300-Level French Course.

Course Description: Comprehensive study of the most important aspects of French history, art, and literature. Consideration is also given to French geography, social customs, life, and institutions. Extensive use of visual aids. Course is conducted in French.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall - Odd years. PLV: TBA.

3 credits

Prerequisites

Pre-requisite for FRE 310 ( Course : FRE 200 to 299. Required Courses: 2. Minimum Grade of D. ) or ( Test: French Placement 50 to51) or ( Test: Language Placement Override 98 to 99)

FRE 311 French Culture and Civilization II

Prerequisite: One 300-Level French Course.

Course Description: A study of the diverse French-speaking cultures in North America and Africa. A selection of seminal works by important writers and thinkers from the French-speaking world outside of metropolitan France.

Course Rotation: TBA.

3 credits

FRE 316 Masterpieces of French Literature I

Prerequisite: One 300 level French course.

Course Description: A selection of seminal works in prose, poetry and theater by many of France's most important and influential writers. The course will be conducted entirely in French and students will read the texts in the original. Course Rotation: NYC: Fall - Even years and Spring - Odd years. PLV: TBA.

3 credits

FRE 317 Masterpieces of French Literature II

Prerequisite: One 300 level French Course.

Course Description: A selection of seminal works in prose, poetry, and theater by several of the most important and influential writers of the present modern period.

Course Rotation: TBA.

3 credits

FRE 330 French Romanticism, Realism and Naturalism

Prerequisite: One 300 level French Course.

Course Description: This course will examine representative novelists, poets, and playwrights of these major literary trends of the 19th century.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

3 credits

FRE 337 Contemporary French Literature I

Prerequisite: One 300 level French course.

Course Description: A survey of the main trends emerging in the post-war period especially in the novel and theater. Intensive and extensive readings from Proust, Gide, Sartre, Camus, Giraudoux, Anouilh, existentialism, and the Theater of the Absurd.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

3 credits

FRE 380C Seminar: French Literature and Film

Prerequisite: One 300-level French class.

Course Description: This course focuses on modern French films and their literary counterparts.

3 credits

Prerequisites

Pre-requisite for FRE 380C ( Course : FRE 300 to 399. Required Courses: 1. Minimum Grade of D. ) or ( Test: French Placement 50 to 51) or ( Test: Language Placement Override 98 to 99)

FRE 380C Seminar: French Literature and Film

Prerequisite: One 300-level French class.

Course Description: This course focuses on modern French films and their literary counterparts.

3 credits

Prerequisites

Pre-requisite for FRE 380C ( Course : FRE 300 to 399. Required Courses: 1. Minimum Grade of D. ) or ( Test: French Placement 50 to 51) or ( Test: Language Placement Override 98 to 99)

FRE 390 Honors Project in French

Prerequisite: Senior standing or permission of the department chairperson.

1 - 6 credits

FRE 395 Independent Study in French

Prerequisite: One 300 level French course.

1 - 9 credits