Only basic-level language courses are listed here; see the schedule for other courses.
(For those who have already studied French, check placement information here.)
101 Elementary French I
Introductory French course developing basic proficiency in the four skills: oral comprehension, speaking, writing, and reading. Requires additional work in drill sessions and the language laboratory. Normally, for students with no previous instruction in French.
102 Elementary French II
Continuing development of basic proficiency in the four skills. Drill sessions and work in language laboratory.
103 Intensive Beginning French (Fall)
Beginning French. Meets 6 class hours per week plus meetings with an assistant teacher (AT). Completes two semesters of French in one semester. Equivalent to French 101 and 102. Counts as two courses. (Click here for more information regarding FRE 103.)
201 Intermediate French
Development of skills in spoken and written French, with extensive oral practice and grammar review. Requires work in the language laboratory or the equivalent. Fulfills the foreign language requirement.
202 Advanced Intermediate French
Further cultivation of intermediate-level oral and written skills, with selected grammar review. Prerequisite: French 201, placement examination, or department permission.
Distribution: French courses numbered 220-229 or 320-362 satisfy the distribution requirement in literature.