French (FREN)

FREN 101

ELEMENTARY FRENCH I

5 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Lecture 5 hours

Offered: ALL

Focuses on basic beginning interpersonal communication. Covers structures and vocabulary necessary to talk about family, friends, daily activities, hobbies, obligations, school, weather, travel, and food. Introduces students to Francophone cultures. Designed for students with very little or no knowledge of French. Equivalent to two years of high school French. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: FREN 120)

FREN 102

ELEMENTARY FRENCH II

5 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: FREN 101 or equivalent.

Lecture 5 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides continuation of French 101 to further enable students to carry out basic interpersonal communication and acquire the structures and vocabulary necessary to talk about childhood, chores, daily routine, health, technology, errands, environment, future goals, and professions. Study of Francophone cultures. Equivalent to three years high school French. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: FREN 130)

FREN 201

INTERMEDIATE FRENCH I

5 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: FREN 102 or equivalent.

Lecture 5 hours

Offered: ALL

Analyzes and uses French grammatical structures and vocabulary to explore the history, culture, and worldviews of the Francophone world at an intermediate level. Focuses on interpersonal communication, listening, reading, and writing at an intermediate level. Equivalent to four years of high school French. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: FREN 220)

FREN 202

INTERMEDIATE FRENCH II

5 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: FREN 201 or equivalent.

Lecture 5 hours

Offered: ALL

Continuation of FREN 201. Focuses on students ability to communicate at an intermediate high level on topics including family, traditions, hobbies and pastimes, employment, nature, science, technology, art, and literature in Francophone countries. Includes further study of complex grammatical structures and literary selections. Equivalent to four years of high school. [D; CSU; UC;] (Formerly: FREN 230)

FREN 299

INDEPENDENT STUDY

1-3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Limitation on Enrollment: Eligibility for independent study.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Individual study or research in an area of French of particular interest to the student and not included in the regular courses of the college. [D; CSU; **UC] (**UC Limitation: credit for variable topics courses is given only after a review of the scope and content of the courses by the enrolling UC campus.)