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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
East Carolina University
   
 
  Dec 11, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

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French

  
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    FREN 1001 - French Level I


    3

    Lab work. Recommended early in college career for BA students and potential French majors and minors. First of four-course sequence. Intensive training in basic skills of understanding, speaking, reading, and writing French. Focus on life and culture of French-speaking world.
  
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    FREN 1002 - French Level II


    3

    Lab work. Recommended early in college career for BA students and potential French majors and minors. P: FREN 1001  or placement in 1002 by French placement test. Second of four-course sequence. Further intensive training in basic skills of understanding, speaking, reading, and writing French. Focus on life and culture of French-speaking world.
  
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    FREN 1220 - French Language in France I


    3

    P: FREN 1001  or consent of dept chair. French language at the Sorbonne (or another French university) in Cours Elementaire and lower levels of Cours Moyen. Upon their return, students may challenge FREN 1002  or FREN 2003 ; those who received credit for FREN 2003  before leaving for France and who receive a minimum grade of C (2.0) in France will automatically receive credit for FREN 2004 .
  
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    FREN 2003 - French Level III


    3 Formerly FREN 1003

    Recommended early in college career for BA students and potential French majors and minors. P: FREN 1002  or placement in 2003 by French placement test. Third of four-course sequence. Intensive training leading to more advanced levels of achievement in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing French. Focus on life and culture of French-speaking world.
  
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    FREN 2004 - French Level IV


    3 Formerly FREN 1004

    Recommended early in college career for BA students and potential French majors and minors. P: FREN 2003  or placement in 2004 by French placement test. Fourth of four-course sequence. Further intensive training leading to intermediate-level proficiency in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing French. Readings and discussions further acquaint student with life, literature, and culture of French-speaking world.
  
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    FREN 2440 - Readings in the Culture of France I


    3 GD

    Taught in French. P: FREN 2004 . Aspects of French culture. Emphasis on period from its origins to World War I. Reading and discussion of selected texts.
  
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    FREN 2441 - Readings in the Culture of France II


    3 GD

    Taught in French. P: FREN 2004 . Aspects of French culture. Emphasis on period from World War I to present. Reading and discussion of selected texts.
  
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    FREN 2442 - Readings in the Francophone Cultures of the Americas


    3 GD

    Taught in French. P: FREN 2004 . Aspects of major French-speaking regions of Canada, the Caribbean, and US. Reading and discussion of selected texts.
  
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    FREN 2443 - Readings in the Francophone Cultures of Africa


    3

    Taught in French. P: FREN 2004 . Aspects of major French-speaking cultures of Africa. Reading and discussion of selected texts.
  
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    FREN 2611 - Early Experiences for the Prospective Teacher


    1

    Minimum of 16 hours of directed observations and planned participation in appropriate school environments and 8 hours of seminar class instruction in the teaching area. For prospective teachers. Taught in French. May not count toward BA or BS major professional or minor requirements. Introduces teaching of French.
  
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    FREN 3001 - Culture and Communication


    3 GD Formerly FREN 2108

    P: FREN 2004 . Practice in spoken language. Emphasis on developing a practical vocabulary for use in conversations and discussions relating to contemporary French and Francophone culture. Includes use of variety of print and multimedia texts including literature, newspapers, magazines, film, television, and the world-wide Web.
  
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    FREN 3002 - Review of Grammar


    3 Formerly FREN 2330

    P: FREN 2004  or equivalent. Extensive review of all aspects of French grammar in formal oral and written communication.
  
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    FREN 3100 - French Business Communication


    3

    Taught in French. Practical knowledge of business French. Preparation to deal effectively with business communication in Francophone world.
  
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    FREN 3200 - French Language in France II


    3

    P: FREN 2004 . French language at the Sorbonne (or another French university) in upper levels of Cours Moyen and Cours Superieur.
  
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    FREN 3225 - Advanced Conversation


    3

    P: FREN 3002 . Direct and systematic use of spoken language. Intensive approach aimed at development of functional level of French communication.
  
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    FREN 3330 - Composition and Advanced Grammar


    3 WI

    P: FREN 3002 . Principles of effective writing in French. Advanced review of grammar with emphasis on syntax, forms, and usage.
  
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    FREN 3443 - Special Topics in the Culture of France


    3 GD

    May be repeated for a maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: FREN 2004  or consent of instructor. Examination of French culture from its origins to the present.
  
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    FREN 3444 - Special Topics in Francophone Cultures of the World


    3 GD

    May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: FREN 2004  or consent of instructor. Exploration of major French-speaking regions of the world.
  
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    FREN 3500 - Introduction to Literature


    3

    P: FREN 3002  or consent of instructor. Develop reading skills for understanding genre, concepts of literary structure, and criticism through analysis of selected writings.
  
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    FREN 3700 - Special Topics in French or Francophone Studies


    3

    Taught in French. May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: Consent of dept chair. Selected topics relating to language, literature, culture or civilization of France or a French-speaking region of the world.
  
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    FREN 4215 - French Phonetics


    3

    Taught in French. Lab required. P: FREN 3225 . Physiology of correct French speech habits. Sound system of French contrasted with English. Phonetic transcription.
  
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    FREN 4336 - Introduction to Translation


    3

    Taught in French. P: FREN 3330  or consent of dept chair. Intensive practice in French-English and English-French translation in variety of prose styles.
  
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    FREN 4555 - France of the Middle Ages and Renaissance


    3 WI Formerly FREN 3555

    P: FREN 3500  or consent of instructor. France from its origins through sixteenth century. Emphasis on literary masterpieces.
  
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    FREN 4556 - France from Classicism to the French Revolution


    3 Formerly FREN 3556

    P: FREN 3500  or consent of instructor. France from end of Renaissance to end of Revolution with an emphasis on literary masterpieces.
  
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    FREN 4557 - France from the Napoleonic Period to World War II


    3 WI Formerly FREN 3557

    P: FREN 3500  or consent of instructor. France from beginning of Napoleonic period to World War II with an emphasis on literary masterpieces.
  
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    FREN 4558 - The Francophone World: Colonization to Independence


    3 Formerly FREN 3558

    P: FREN 3500  or consent of instructor. Major French-speaking areas of world outside France from the beginning of colonization to independence with an emphasis on literary masterpieces.
  
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    FREN 4560 - The Contemporary French and Francophone World


    3 GD Formerly FREN 3560

    P: FREN 3500  or consent of instructor. Emphasis on literary masterpieces.
  
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    FREN 4611 - Teaching Second Languages in Grades K-12


    5 Formerly FREN 4641.

    5 lectures per week and 10 lab hours per semester. Includes 10 hours of field experience. May not count toward a BA major or minor in French. P: Admission to upper division; 18 s.h. of FREN above 1004 or consent of instructor. Modern methodologies, techniques and strategies, instructional resources, and evaluation procedures for teaching second languages in grades K-12.
  
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    FREN 4700 - Special Topics in French or Francophone Studies


    3

    Taught in French. May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: Consent of dept chair. Selected topics relating to language, literature, culture, or civilization of France or another French-speaking region.
  
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    FREN 4880 - Internship in French


    10

    Full-time, semester-long internship. P: Admission to upper division; FREN 3002 , FREN 3225 , FREN 3330 , FREN 3500 ; 18 s.h. of FREN at the 2000 and 3000 levels; C: FREN 4881 . Observation and supervised internship in an assigned French K-12 public school classroom.
  
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    FREN 4881 - Internship Seminar: Issues in French Education


    1

    P: Admission to upper division; C: FREN 4880 . Individualized study of problems or issues related to teaching French.
  
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    FREN 4882 - Internship for Professions


    1

    Supervised internship in appropriate professional setting during junior or senior year of French degree program. P: Consent of dept chair. Fields may include but are not limited to business, industry, hotel and restaurant management, and social sciences.
  
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    FREN 4883 - Internship for Professions


    1

    Supervised internship in appropriate professional setting during junior or senior year of French degree program. P: Consent of dept chair. Fields may include but are not limited to business, industry, hotel and restaurant management, and social sciences.
  
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    FREN 4884 - Internship for Professions


    1

    Supervised internship in appropriate professional setting during junior or senior year of French degree program. P: Consent of dept chair. Fields may include but are not limited to business, industry, hotel and restaurant management, and social sciences.
  
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    FREN 4950 - Directed Readings in French


    1

    P: Consent of dept chair. In-depth exploration of selected aspect of French culture (literature, civilization, etc.).
  
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    FREN 4951 - Directed Readings in French


    1

    P: Consent of dept chair. In-depth exploration of selected aspect of French culture (literature, civilization, etc.).
  
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    FREN 4952 - Directed Readings in French


    1

    P: Consent of dept chair. In-depth exploration of selected aspect of French culture (literature, civilization, etc.).
  
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    FREN 4953 - Directed Readings in French


    1

    P: Consent of dept chair. In-depth exploration of selected aspect of French culture (literature, civilization, etc.).
  
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    FREN 4954 - Directed Readings in French


    1

    P: Consent of dept chair. In-depth exploration of selected aspect of French culture (literature, civilization, etc.).
  
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    FREN 5305 - Advanced Syntax


    3

    P: FREN 3330  or graduate standing. Detailed and comprehensive study of most difficult points of French grammar. Directed practice in analyzing and writing exercises.
  
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    FREN 5700 - Special Topics in French or Francophone Studies


    3

    May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: Consent of dept chair. Selected topics relating to language, literature, culture or civilization of France or another French-speaking region of the world.

French Banked Courses

  
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    FREN 1050 - Introduction to French Lyric Literature


    3

  
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    FREN 1060 - French for Reading Knowledge


    0

  
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    FREN 3260 - The French Short Story


    3

  
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    FREN 4316 - French Poetry


    3

  
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    FREN 4319 - Teaching Foreign Languages in the Middle Grades


    3

  
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    FREN 4360 - French Theatre


    3

  
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    FREN 4385 - History of the French Language


    3

 


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