682 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

682-141 BEGINNING FRENCH GH 4 cr
An elementary course with oral emphasis. Grammar, reading, writing, conversation.

682-142 BEGINNING FRENCH GH 4 cr
Continuation of 682-141.
Prereq: 682-141 or equivalent.

682-251 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH GH 4 cr
Grammar review, reading, oral and written exercises, conversation.
Prereq: 682-142 or equivalent.

682-252 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH GH 4 cr
Continuation of 682-251.
Prereq: 682-251 or equivalent.

682-310 FRENCH PHONETICS 3 cr
A study of the elements of speech sounds and intonation patterns in French with application to understanding and speaking. Use of phonetic transcription. Emphasis on perfecting the student's ability to render French orally.
Prereq: 682-252 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

682-321 ADVANCED FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GH 3 cr
A thorough study of the structure of the language. Practical application through conversation and composition.
Prereq: 682-252 or equivalent.

682-322 ADVANCED FRENCH LANGUAGE STUDY GH 3 cr
Continuation of 682-321.
Prereq: 682-321 or consent of instructor.

682-331 READINGS IN MODERN FRENCH 3 cr
Language study through reading and discussion in French of selected texts in modern French. Emphasis on vocabulary acquisition and grammatical usage.
Prereq: 682-252 or equivalent.

682-332 READINGS IN MODERN FRENCH 3 cr
Similar to 682-331; with different texts.
Prereq: 682-252 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

682-340 CONTEMPORARY FRENCH CIVILIZATION 2-3 cr
A study of the French way of life today as reflected in its cultural, religious, educational, political and social institutions.
Prereq: One 300 level course or cons instr.

682-350 FRENCH CIVILIZATION 3 cr
Study of the political, social, intellectual, artistic and literary development of France, from the Middle Ages to the present.
Prereq: 6 cr of 300 level course in French or cons instr.

682-370 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS FRENCH 3 cr
A course for those students who plan to use their proficiency of French in a business career. This course provides an introduction to concepts and terminology associated with doing business in French-speaking countries, affords practice in employing those concepts and terminology in the oral, reading and writing skills, and offers a brief overview of the culture and structure of the French business world.
Prereq: 9 credits of 300 or 400 level French courses, or cons instr.

682-390 FRENCH CONVERSATION 1 cr
A course designed to maintain and increase oral fluency in French. Emphasis on spontaneous use of the language.
Repeatable five times for maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.
Prereq: Completion of six hours of 300 level courses or cons instr.

682-451 SURVEY OF FRENCH LITERATURE 3 cr
General history of French literature from its beginning to the end of the eighteenth century. Reading of representative works of prose and poetry.
Prereq: 9 cr of 300 level courses in French.

682-452 SURVEY OF FRENCH LITERATURE 3 cr
General history of French literature from the end of the eighteenth century to the present day. Reading of representative works of prose and poetry.
Prereq: 9 cr of 300 level courses in French.

682-481 FRENCH CLASSICS 3 cr
Study of the concept of classicism through the life, works and ideas of the major 17th century authors. Emphasis on the theatre, i.e., the plays by Corneille, Moliere and Racine.
Prereq: 9 cr of 300 level courses in French.

682-482 CONTEMPORARY FRENCH LITERATURE 3 cr
Study of selected texts of the major writers of the twentieth century.
Prereq: 9 cr of 300 level courses in French.

682-490/690 WORKSHOP 1-3 cr
Repeatable.
Prereq: Consent of instructor.

682-491/691 TRAVEL S TUDY
Repeatable 3 cr

682-493 INTERNSHIP IN FRENCH 1-3 cr
Internships are available in business, government or social service agencies for suitably prepared students wishing to pursue a career that involves foreign languages.
Repeatable.
Satisfactory/No Credit Grade Basis Only.
Prereq: Six credits of French at the 300 or 400-level, or consent of instructor.

682-494/694 SEMINAR 1-3 cr
Repeatable. Prereq: 9 credits of 300 level courses or cons instr.

682-496/696 SPECIAL STUDIES 1-3 cr
Repeatable. Prereq: 6 cr of 300 level courses in French or cons instr.

682-497 EXCHANGE STUDY 1-12 cr
Repeatable.

682-498 INDEPENDENT STUDY 1-3 cr
Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.
Prereq: Major or minor in French and consent of department chairperson.

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