French (FREN)

FREN-101  Elementary French I  

4 Units (LEC 64-72)

This course introduces students to French language and culture. Students will learn basic grammar and vocabulary while studying pronunciation rules through oral and written practice. Students will also study basic aspects of French culture and civilization.

Transfers to both UC/CSU

IGETC Area(s): 6A

CSU Area(s): C2

AA/AS General Education: AA/AS C

FREN-102  Elementary French II  

4 Units (LEC 64-72)

This course is a continuation of FREN 101. This course introduces students to more grammar and vocabulary with an emphasis on oral and written communication. Students will also study francophone culture and civilization in more depth.

Prerequisite: FREN-101 (with a grade of C or better) or two years of high school French.

Transfers to both UC/CSU

IGETC Area(s): 3B, 6A

CSU Area(s): C2

AA/AS General Education: AA/AS C

FREN-201  Intermediate French I  

4 Units (LEC 64-72)

This course is a continuation of FREN 102. This course introduces more advanced grammar and vocabulary with more emphasis on oral and written communication in response to level-appropriate readings in francophone culture and civilization. Formal compositional strategies are introduced.

Prerequisite: FREN-102 (with a grade of C or better) or three years high school French.

Transfers to both UC/CSU

IGETC Area(s): 3B, 6A

CSU Area(s): C2

AA/AS General Education: AA/AS C

FREN-202  Intermediate French II  

4 Units (LEC 64-72)

This course is a continuation of FREN 201, this course emphasizes advanced grammar and vocabulary with major emphasis on effective oral communication at a high-intermediate level. A development of formal composition skills in response to more advanced readings in francophone culture and civilization will be stressed.

Prerequisite: FREN-201 (with a grade of C or better) or four years of high school French.

Other Enrollment Criteria: FREN-202 cannot be taken concurrently with FREN-101, FREN-102 or FREN-201.

Transfers to both UC/CSU

IGETC Area(s): 3B, 6A

CSU Area(s): C2

AA/AS General Education: AA/AS C

FREN-299  Special Projects: French  

1-3 Unit (IS 16-54)

Students with previous course work in the program may do special projects that involve research and special study. The actual nature of the project must be determined in consultation with the supervising instructor.

Prerequisite: Two French classes must be completed prior to enrollment; a contract must be completed with the instructor prior to enrollment.

Transfers to CSU only