French (FREN)

FREN 101. Elementary French I. 1 Unit.

For students who have had no previous French or no more than two years of regular high-school French.

FREN 102L. Elementary French II. 1 Unit.

For students who have completed FREN 101 and for students who have had more than two years of regular high-school French whose placement scores indicate admission to this level.

FREN 185. Independent Study. 0.5 or 1 Units.

FREN 190. Special Topics in French. 1 or 1.25 Unit.

FREN 201L. Intermediate French I. 1 Unit.

Provides students the opportunity to strengthen and expand basic language skills as well as their cultural awareness of the diversity of the francophone world. Prerequisite: FREN 102L, appropriate placement scores, or permission of instructor.

FREN 202L. Intermediate French II. 1 Unit.

A continuation of the structure and goals of FREN 201L with an added emphasis on developing more complex reading skills. Prerequisite: FREN 201L, appropriate placement scores, or permission of instructor.

FREN 285. Independent Study. 0.5 or 1 Units.

FREN 290. Special Topics in French. 1 Unit.

FREN 301L. Advanced French. 1 Unit.

Emphasis on developing and practicing advanced language skills necessary for upper division courses. The focus will be on extensive vocabulary building, syntax and stylistics through culturally enriching material from a wide variety of media. Prerequisite: FREN 202L or FREN 329 (abroad program), appropriate placement scores, or permission of the instructor. Repeatable with permission of instructor.

FREN 302L. Advanced French II. 1 Unit.

Same emphasis as FREN 301L (these do not have to be taken in sequence). Prerequisite: FREN 202L or FREN 329 (abroad program), appropriate placement scores, or permission of the instructor.

FREN 303L. Business French and Culture. 1 Unit.

Emphasis upon the vocabulary and writing skills necessary for the business world. Prerequisite: FREN 201L.

FREN 304A. Contemporary French Cinema. 1 Unit.

An examination of contemporary French cinema within an interdisciplinary context. The course provides students with the opportunity to grow familiar with French cinema while at the same time studying French history, literature, and politics as part of its discourse. Open to all students. Taught in English.

FREN 305B. Franco-American Cultural Studies. 1 Unit.

Course taught in English and open to all students. This course will primarily focus on the relationships between France and the United States. It will encourage students to investigate the political, social, and cultural interactions between these two nations in the course of history. Although the concentration will be on Franco-American connections, the course will foster a broader awareness and understanding of cultural differences necessary in today's increasingly global society.

FREN 306L. French Culture Thru Literature. 1 Unit.

This course explores different cultural topics, constructions, and themes through the prism of the literatures of the French and Francophone world. It will rely mainly on primary sources in the target language. Readings, discussions and assignments will be in French. The content of this class may change from one instructor to another. Prerequisite: FREN 202 or permission of instructor.

FREN 308V. Mediterranean Memories: Muslims, Jews and Christians Before and After Colonialism. 1 Unit.

In this class, we will attempt to understand the context of inter-communal relations under the French flag in North Africa and the Middle East as well as why they came undone. Junior Seminar.

FREN 312. Comp and Conv II. 1 Unit.

FREN 320. General French Studies. 1 Unit.

FREN 325. Written Practice III. 1 Unit.

FREN 385. Independent Study. 0.5 or 1 Units.

FREN 385L. Independent Study. 1 Unit.

FREN 390. Special Topics in French. 1 Unit.

FREN 395. Teaching Apprenticeship. 0.5 Units.

Pass/Fail only. A teaching apprenticeship gives a student insight into the methodological aspects of teaching a class in Modern Languages. It consists in class observations, goals and strategies discussions with the instructor, and some teaching responsibilities in and out of the classroom. The apprenticeship is arranged by mutual agreement between the faculty member and the student. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. May be repeated once.

FREN 397. Internship in French. 0.5 or 1 Units.

A student–initiated internship where skills in French can be developed. Prerequisites: completion of FREN 201L and permission of instructor and chair. Pass/Fail only.Enrollment in an internship course requires students to attend an orientation prior to beginning work at their internship site. For more information regarding internship orientations, please contact Career & Professional Development at career@stetson.edu or 386-822-7315.

FREN 401L. Topics in Literature. 1 Unit.

Various courses are offered under these titles addressing different periods, genres or themes in the history of French literature. Prerequisite: FREN 301L or FREN 302L or FREN 329 (abroad program).

FREN 402L. Topics in Literature. 1 Unit.

Various courses are offered under these titles addressing different periods, genres or themes in the history of French literature. Prerequisite: FREN 301L or FREN 302L or FREN 329 (abroad program).

FREN 403A. Reading Photography - French Photography in Practice and Theory. 1 Unit.

This class will offer a multi-facetted approach to French photography as artistic and/or cultural practice and study the creation of a discourse on photography. Prerequisite: FREN 301L or FREN 302L or FREN 329 (abroad program). Can be used as an L course.

FREN 404L. Topics in Media Culture. 1 Unit.

Various courses are offered under these titles addressing different aspects of French visual media culture like photography, cinema, visual narratives in a historical and critical perspective. Prerequisite: FREN 301L or FREN 302L or FREN 329 (abroad program).

FREN 405L. Topics in French and Francophone Cultural Studies. 1 Unit.

Various courses are offered under this title emphasizing aspects of French culture from a historical perspective. Literary and other cultural documents as well as examples in the visual arts and in music will introduce students to diverse aspects of the French and Francophone world. Prerequisite: FREN 301L or FREN 302L or FREN 329 (abroad program).

FREN 406B. Tpc:Francophone Culture Std II. 1 Unit.

Various courses are offered under this title emphasizing aspects of French culture from a historical perspective. Literary and other cultural documents as well as examples in the visual arts and in music will introduce students to diverse aspects of the French and Francophone world. Prerequisite: FREN 301 or FREN 302 or FREN 329 (abroad program).

FREN 406L. Topics in French and Francophone Cultural Studies. 1 Unit.

Various courses are offered under this title emphasizing aspects of French culture from a historical perspective. Literary and other cultural documents as well as examples in the visual arts and in music will introduce students to diverse aspects of the French and Francophone world. Prerequisite: FREN 301L or FREN 302L or FREN 329 (abroad program).

FREN 407L. French Linguistics. 1 Unit.

This course will introduce students to the scientific study of the French language and refine their understanding of the workings of language in general. Prerequisite: FREN 301L or FREN 302L or FREN 329 (abroad program).

FREN 485. Independent Study. 0.5 or 1 Units.

FREN 485L. Independent Study. 1 Unit.

FREN 490. Special Topics in French. 1 Unit.

FREN 499. Senior Project. 1 Unit.

Research project in French or Francophone literature or culture developed in conjunction with advisor.