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French Program

Why Study French?

  • It is an international language for diplomacy throughout the world.
  • It is one of the 5 working languages of the United Nations.
  • It is widely used in business transactions in Europe and Africa
  • It is one of the two official languages of the Olympics
  • It is used extensively by scientists in international scientific publications
  • It is the official language of the International Postal Union
  • And... it just sounds so gorgeous!

Courses Offered

  • FREN 100- Elementary French
  • FREN 200- Intermediate French I
  • FREN 210- Intermediate French II
  • FREN 300- Readings in French
  • FREN 320- Topics in French Cinema
  • FREN 361- Advanced Grammar and Composition
  • FREN 362- Advanced Readings
  • FREN 451- Survey of French Literature
  • FREN 460- Special Topics
  • FREN 470- Masterpieces of French Literature

Course Rotation

French Long Term Schedule (updated spring 2012)

FALL 2012 FREN 100 FREN 210 FREN 362
SPRING 2013 FREN 200 FREN 300 FREN 320B
SUMMER 2013 FORL 109, 209, 309, 409 SUMMER STUDY IN ANGERS, FRANCE
FALL 2013 FREN 100 FREN 210 FREN 361
SPRING 2014 FREN 200 FREN 300 FREN 320A
SUMMER 2014
FORL 109, 209, 309, 409 SUMMER STUDY IN ANGERS, FRANCE
FALL 2014 FREN 100 FREN 210 FREN 451
SPRING 2015 FREN 200 FREN 300 FREN 320B
FALL 2015 FREN 100 FREN 210 FREN 362    

This projection of course offerings is provided to students and their advisors to assist in schedule planning. Although the department will make every effort to offer courses as described herein, unforeseen circumstances may make an occasional modification necessary (for example, the unavailability of a qualified faculty member or the shortage of adjunct monies for our Critical Language Program).