FREN Courses

Opposite each course title are three numbers such as 3-2-4. The first number indicates the number of regular classroom hours for the course each week; the second number indicates the number of laboratory hours per week; and the third number indicates the hours of credit awarded for the successful completion of the course. Listed in parentheses at the end of each course description is the term(s) that the course is normally offered. F=Fall, S=Spring, and M=Summer.

The college reserves the right to cancel or delete any course with insufficient enrollment.


FREN 1001. Elementary French I. 3-0-3 Units.

Instructs in the basic principles of French pronunciation and in the fundamentals of grammar and sentence structure. Emphasizes the development of speaking, writing, reading, and listening skills and introduces students to the culture, history, and geography of French-speaking regions.(F,S)

FREN 1002. Elementary French II. 3-0-3 Units.

Follows the same patterns and objectives of FREN 1001 but includes a more detailed study of grammar, longer conversational exercises, and some discussion of French history, culture, and literature.(F,S)
Prerequisites: FREN 1001.

FREN 2001. Intermediate French I. 3-0-3 Units.

Reviews intensively French grammar, verb forms, and idioms. Includes reading of moderately difficult texts and more advanced conversation exercises. Classes contingent upon enrollment.
Prerequisites: FREN 1002.

FREN 2002. Intermediate French II. 3-0-3 Units.

Continues readings of moderately difficult texts central to literature and culture of French-speaking peoples; includes advanced conversation exercises. Classes contingent upon enrollment.
Prerequisites: FREN 2001.