• French Courses

FF 101 - Elementary French I

An elementary-level, communicative-based language course. Intended for students with no French at all or no more than two years of high school French. Practice in the classroom is supplemented by work in the language laboratory. French 101 and 102 are sequential.

FF 102 - Elementary French II

An elementary-level, communicative-based language course. Intended for students with no more than three years of high-school French or students who have completed French 101. French 101 and 102 are sequential. Prerequisite: French 101.

FF 201 - Intermediate French I

An intermediate-level, communicative-based language sequence. A review of French grammar, vocabulary and communicative structures, this course sequence (FF 201-202) emphasizes skill development in speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing in French through oral and written practice in the classroom and in the language laboratory. Students will also be introduced to French literature and culture through short literary and non-literary texts. French 201 and 202 are sequential. Students who register for French 201 must also register for a weekly session of conversation practice in the Foreign Language Resource Center, coordinated by the Department of Foreign Language Studies. Prerequisite: Four years of high-school French or French 102.

FF 202 - Intermediate French II

An intermediate-level, communicative-based language sequence. A review of French grammar, vocabulary and communicative structures, this course sequence (FF 201-202) emphasizes skill development in speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing in French through oral and written practice in the classroom and in the language laboratory. Students will also be introduced to French literature and culture through short literary and non-literary texts. French 201 and 202 are sequential. Students who register for French 202 must also register for a weekly session of conversation practice in the Foreign Language Resource Center, coordinated by the Department of Foreign Language Studies. Prerequisite: French 201.

FF 399 - Independent Study in French

Guided readings and research on an area or topic of the French language, culture and/or literature selected in consultation with the instructor. Regular conferences with the instructor and written reports.