Carroll College, Helena Montana

Course Descriptions

FR: Courses in French

Department of Languages and Literature
A student with high school French should consult with the instructor
for placement in courses and see page 22for Language Placement
Guidelines.

FR 101-102  Elementary French I and II  6 Cr
A beginning course in French with emphasis on speaking with attention
to reading and writing as well. Three (3) class periods and one supervised
conversation alternate weeks. Prerequisite: None for FR 101; FR 101 or
equivalent for FR 102. Offered annually. Fulfills Global Diversity requirement.

FR 203-204  Intermediate French   6 Cr
Reading of contemporary texts with conversation and composition. Directed
toward the development of a speaking, writing, and reading knowledge of
French. Three (3) class periods and one supervised conversation alternate
weeks. Prerequisites: FR 102 or equivalent for 203; FR 203 or equivalent
for FR 204. Offered annually. Fulfills Global Diversity requirement.

FR 301  Littérature francophone de l’Afrique Francophone et des Antilles Françaises 3 Cr
A study of representative written passages from various authors of
Francophone Africa and the French Antilles. Analysis of various readings in
both discussions and compositions. The course also covers the arts, history, and present political situation of the countries studied (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Niger, Mali, Senegal, Burkina-Faso, Martinique, and Guadeloupe).
Satisfies Core literature. Fulfills Global Diversity requirement and Writing
Intensive requirement. An allied class of the minor in Latin American Studies.

FR 302  French Literature through the 18th Century  3 Cr
A study of representative oral and written passages from various authors of
French literature from the Middle Ages through the 18th century. Analysis of
the readings and listening programs in both discussions and compositions.
The course also covers the arts and the history of that period. Satisfies
Core literature. Fulfills Global Diversity and Writing Intensive requirement.

FR 303-304  French Grammar  6 Cr
For students needing to consolidate and extend their knowledge of French
grammar and to develop their ability to use this knowledge in speech and
writing. Courses run in sequence. Prerequisite: FR 204 or equivalent.
Offered annually.

FR 401-402  French Lit. of the 19th & 20th Centuries  6 Cr
A study of representative oral and written passages from various French
authors of the 19th century (FR 401) and the 20th century (FR 402). Analysis
of readings and listening programs in discussions and compositions. The
course also covers the arts and history of that period. Prerequisite: FR 204
or equivalent. Satisfies Core literature. Fulfills Global Diversity and Writing
Intensive requirement.

FR 403  Le Français en Action  3 Cr
A study of representative oral and written passages from French radio,
Internet,and television programs, interviews of contemporary French
singers and politicians, songs, and analysis of contemporary French films.
Discussions of current French issues based on several French sources.
Prerequisite: FR 204 or equivalent. Fulfills Global Diversity and Writing
Intensive requirement.

FR 404  Le Conte Français  3 Cr
A study of representative short stories from the various periods of French
literature. The course offers an analysis of the readings in both discussions
and composition in order to develop a facility in reading, speaking, and
writing. Prerequisite: FR 204 or equivalent. Satisfies CORE literature. Fulfills
Global Diversity and Writing Intensive requirement.