CCPS French Course Descriptions

100 Level Courses
FREN 102: Elementary French II. 3 hours.

Prerequisite: FREN 101. 
A continuation of FREN 101 designed to continue the development of an elementary proficiency for producing and comprehending the French language. This course provides instruction for and assesses students' reading, writing, speaking, listening, and develops students' knowledge of the cultures and cultural practices of the French-speaking world.

FREN 103: Tools of Elementary French I. 3 hours.

Designed to develop, with FREN 104, an elementary proficiency in three of the five language and cultural skills covered in French 101. This course provides instruction for and assesses at least three of the following areas: students' reading, writing, speaking and listening in French and cultures and cultural practices of the French-speaking world.

FREN 104: Tools of Elementary French II. 3 hours.

A continuation of FREN 103, designed to continue the development of an elementary proficiency in three of the five language and cultural skills covered in French 102. This course provides instruction for and assesses at least three of the following areas: students' reading, writing, speaking and listening in French and cultures and cultural practices of the French-speaking world.

200 Level Courses
FREN 201: Intermediate French III. 3 hours.

Prerequisite: FREN 101FREN 102, placement exam or transfer credit. 
Designed to develop, with FREN 202, a more advanced proficiency in French. This course provides instruction for and assesses students' reading, writing, speaking and listening and provides a continuation of study of the cultures and cultural practices of the French-speaking world.

FREN 202: Intermediate French IV. 3 hours.

Prerequisite: FREN 201
A continuation of FREN 201, designed to continue the development of a more advanced proficiency in French. This course provides instruction for and assesses students' reading, writing, speaking and listening and provides a continuation of study of the cultures and cultural practices of the French-speaking world.

FREN 203: Tools of Intermediate French III. 3 hours.

Designed to develop, with FREN 204, a more advanced proficiency in three of the five language and cultural skills covered in French 201. This course provides instruction for and assesses at least three of the following areas: students' reading, writing, speaking and listening in French and cultures and cultural practices of the French-speaking world.

FREN 204: Tools of Intermediate French IV. 3 hours.

A continuation of FREN 203, this course is designed to continue the development of a more advanced proficiency in three of the five language and cultural skills covered in FREN 202. This course provides instruction for and assesses at least three of the following areas: students' reading, writing, speaking and listening in French and cultures and cultural practices of the French-speaking world.

FREN 291, 292, 391, 392, 491, 492: Research. 1-12 hours.

Many academic departments offer special research or investigative projects beyond the regular catalog offering. Significant responsibility lies with the student to work independently to develop a proposal for study that must be approved by a faculty mentor and the appropriate department chair. The faculty member will provide counsel through the study and will evaluate the student’s performance. Sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible. Students must register for research (291, 292, 391, 392, 491 or 492) to receive credit and are required to fill out a Permission to Register for Special Coursework form. It is recommended that students complete not more than 12 hours of research to apply toward the baccalaureate degree.

300 Level Courses
FREN 397, 398, 497, 498: Internship. Varies hours.

Interns must have at least 60 credit hours, completed appropriate coursework and have a minimum GPA of 2.5 prior to registering for academic credit. Also, approval must be obtained from the student's faculty sponsor and required forms must be completed by the deadline. Note: *Architecture, Music Therapy and Education majors do not register internships through Career Planning & Development. These students need to speak with his/her advisor regarding credit requirements and options.