Course Descriptions 2012-2014 Catalog - UW-Superior

2012-2014 Catalog

Undergraduate Course Descriptions

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Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
FREN 101Beginning French I3.00
Study of language fundamentals with emphasis on development of listening and speaking skills. Practice in reading and writing. Only for students with no previous French study.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
FREN 102Beginning French II3.00
Continuation of FREN 101. Appropriate for someone with up to two years of high school French.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
FREN 189French Elective1.00 - 12.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
FREN 201Intermediate French I3.00
Intensive oral practice; review of fundamentals of French; conversation; reading. Appropriate for someone with two or three years of high school French.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
FREN 202Intermediate French II3.00
Continuation of FREN 201.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
FREN 289French elective1.00 - 99.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
FREN 300Advanced French Grammar and Writing3.00
Further development of the student's ability to speak, read, write, and comprehend spoken French through the study of grammar, literature, and/or film.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
FREN 301Advanced French Conversation3.00
Emphasis on speaking and listening skills developed through study of film, or reading and oral discussions of contemporary texts, as well as some literature selections.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
FREN 303History of Paris in French3.00
The history, culture/society, philosophy, and literature of France through the centuries will be viewed through the prism of Paris's national treasures: famous squares, monuments and museums. Students will travel to Paris and learn about Nortre Dame's architectural wonders, the legend of St. Denis, the sculptures on the iconic Arc de Triomphe, and much more. Cannot be taken concurrently with WLLC 203.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
FREN 325Survey of French/Francophone Literature and Culture3.00
Study of selected French/Francophone literature from several time periods and its interrelation with French culture, focusing on speaking, writing, listening, and reading comprehension of French.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
FREN 360Special Topics in French/Francophone Literature, Culture, and/or Civilization3.00
Studies in French/Francophone literature, culture, and/or civilization. Taught in French. May be repeated up to nine credits with different content.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
FREN 379French Short-Term Study Abroad1.00 - 6.00
This course provides training in French listening, speaking, reading, and writing during a short-term study abroad program in Martinique or in another French-speaking region of the world. This study abroad program can be faculty-led or it can be provided by a French language school. Students who wish to take FREN 379 must receive the approval of the French Program and the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures before registering for the course. May be repeated one time with different content.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
FREN 389French elective1.00 - 12.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
FREN 399French Study Abroad6.00 - 18.00
Students travel abroad and study French language, literature, and culture gained during a semester at Bishops University in Sherbrooke, Quebec, or at another foreign university which must be approved by WLLC's French Program before student's departure. Information on the Quebec program is available in the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Programs must be approved before departure by WLLC Department, and consent of the French Instructor is required.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
FREN 489French elective1.00 - 12.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
FREN 498French Independent Study1.00 - 6.00
For advanced students who have successfully completed upper-division level in French and are capable of independent work. Studies carried on under direction of instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms

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