College of Continuing Professional Studies

CCPS French Course Descriptions

100 Level Courses
FREN 101: Elementary French I
FREN 102: Elementary French II
FREN 103: Tools of Elementary French I
FREN 104: Tools of Elementary French II

200 Level Courses
FREN 201: Intermediate French III
FREN 202: Intermediate French IV
FREN 203: Tools of Intermediate French III
FREN 204: Tools of Intermediate French IV


FREN 101 Elementary French I. 3 hours.

Designed to develop, with FREN 102, an elementary proficiency in French. This course provides instruction for and assesses students' reading, writing, speaking and listening and provides an introduction to the cultures and cultural practices of the French-speaking world.

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 French 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.

FREN 201 Intermediate French III. 3 hours.

Prerequisite: FREN 101, FREN 102, placement exam or transfer credit.
Designed to develop, with French 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 290, 390, 490 Selected Topics. 1-3 hours.

FREN 291, 292, 391, 392, 491, 492 Research.

FREN 397, 398, 497, 498 Internship.

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