2006 - 2007 French Courses

FREN

110

French I

(4)

A novice introduction to the written and spoken structures of the language. Cultural appreciation also emphasized.

 

FREN

111

French II

(4)

Continued development of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, as well as cultural appreciation.

 

FREN

220

French III

(4)

An intermediate conversation/composition course with some emphasis on grammar. Prerequisite: FREN 111 or consent of instructor.

 

FREN

221

French IV

(4)

Continuation of intermediate conversation/composition with introduction to French civilization and literature. Prerequisite: FREN 220 or consent of instructor.

 

FREN

300

Special Topics in French

(1-4)

This changing-topics course provides a variety of on-campus special interest French language courses, as well as May Term travel courses.

 

FREN

320

Advanced French I

(4)

Advanced conversation/composition with emphasis on French literature and culture. Some review of intermediate grammar. Prerequisite: FREN 221 or consent of instructor.

 

FREN

321

Advanced French II

(4)

Continuation of advanced conversation/composition with emphasis on French literature and culture. Some review of intermediate and advanced grammar. Prerequisite: FREN 221 or FREN 320, or consent of instructor.

 

FREN

356

Methods of Teaching Modern Languages

(2)

Methods of teaching French in elementary and secondary schools. Includes lectures and readings on traditional and current pedagogical approaches as related to linguistic theory, as well as microteaching. Same as SPAN 356.

 

FREN

370

Survey of Literature

(4)

The reading of representative French masterpieces to provide an understanding of the major literary and intellectual developments in French civilization. Analyses of the works enlighten problems of translation, critical approaches, and aesthetic principles. Offered only on as-needed basis. Prerequisites: FREN 320 or equivalent.

 

FREN

387

Undergraduate Teaching

(1-2)

Advanced students work as teaching assistants in FREN 110-111. A maximum of two credit hours of FREN 387 may be applied toward the major or minor. Prerequisite: consent of instructor and language program director.

 

FREN

401

Directed Studies

(1-4)

A tutorial-based course used only for student-initiated proposals for intensive individual study of topics not otherwise offered in the French Program. Prerequisite: consent of instructor and school dean. Recommended for advanced students only.

 

FREN

440

Internship

(1-8)

Offers students the opportunity to integrate classroom knowledge with practical experience. Prerequisites: junior or senior standing (for transfer students, at least 15 hours completed at Westminster or permission of instructor), minimum 2.5 GPA, completion of the Career Resource Center Internship Workshop, and consent of program director and Career Center Internship Coordinator.