French Course Descriptions

FRE 111 Elementary French I

This course introduces the fundamental elements of the French language within a cultural context. Emphasis is on the development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written French as well as demonstrate cultural awareness. This course must be taken with the accompanying lab. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for the general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisites:ENG 090 and RED 090, or DRE 098; or satisfactory score on placement test
Corequisites: FRE 181
FRE 111 Course Outline


FRE 112 Elementary French II

This course, a continuation of FRE 111, focuses on the fundamental elements of the French language within a cultural context. Emphasis is on the progressive development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing proficiency to spoken and written French and demonstrate further cultural awareness. This course must be taken with the accompanying lab. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for the general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisites:ENG 090 and RED 090, or DRE 098; or satisfactory score on placement test; and FRE 111
Corequisites: FRE 182
FRE 112 Course Outline


FRE 181 French Lab 1

This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental elements of the French language. Emphasis is on the progressive development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the use of supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to spoken and written French as well as demonstrate cultural awareness. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 0; Lab, 2
Semester Hours Credit: 1
Prerequisite: ENG 090 and RED 090, or DRE 098; or satisfactory score on placement test
Corequisite: FRE 111
FRE 181 Course Outline


FRE 182 French Lab 2

This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental elements of the French language. Emphasis is on the progressive development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through the use of supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing proficiency to spoken and written French as well as demonstrate cultural awareness. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 0; Lab, 2
Semester Hours Credit: 1
Prerequisite: ENG 090 and RED 090, or satisfactory score on placement test, FRE 181
Corequisite: FRE 112
FRE 182 Course Outline


FRE 211 Intermediate French I

This course provides a review and expansion of the essential skills of the French language. Emphasis is on the study of authentic and representative literary and cultural texts. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate effectively, accurately, and creatively about the past, present, and future. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for the general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisites:ENG 090 and RED 090, or DRE 098; or satisfactory score on placement test; and FRE 112
Corequisite: None
FRE 211 Course Outline