Course Descriptions

Foreign Languages Courses

FR 101 - Elementary French I (GD)

3.00 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.

FR 102 - Elementary French II (GD)

3.00 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.

FR 203 - Intermediate French (GD)

3.00 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.

FR 204 - Intermediate French (GD)

3.00 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.

FR 301 - Literature francophone-GD WI

3.00 Cr
Littérature francophone de l'Afrique Francophone et des Antilles Françaises

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 Lit - 18th Cent GD WI

3.00 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 - French Grammar

3.00 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.

FR 304 - French Grammar

3.00 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.

FR 389 - Special Topic

3.00 Cr
-189 -289 -389 -489 course descriptions: Special Topics courses include ad-hoc courses on various selected topics that are not part of the regular curriculum, however they may still fulfill certain curricular requirements. Special topics courses are offered at the discretion of each department and will be published as part of the semester course schedule - view available sections for more information. Questions about special topics classes can be directed to the instructor or department chair.

FR 401 - FR Lit & the 20th Cent(GD WI)

3.00 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.

FR 404 - Le Conte Francais(GD)(WI)

3.00 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.

FR 485 - Indepndnt Stdy:

1.00 Cr
Independent study is open to junior and senior students only. At the time of application, a student must have earned a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. A student may register for no more than three (3) semester hours of independent study in any one term. In all cases, registration for independent study must be approved by the appropriate department chairperson and the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

FR 489 - Special Topic

1.00 Cr
-189 -289 -389 -489 course descriptions: Special Topics courses include ad-hoc courses on various selected topics that are not part of the regular curriculum, however they may still fulfill certain curricular requirements. Special topics courses are offered at the discretion of each department and will be published as part of the semester course schedule - view available sections for more information. Questions about special topics classes can be directed to the instructor or department chair.

FR 499 - Senior Thesis

1.00 Cr
Senior Thesis (Effective August 1, 2016)

The senior thesis is designed to encourage creative thinking and to stimulate individual research. A student may undertake a thesis in an area in which s/he has the necessary background. Ordinarily a thesis topic is chosen in the student's major or minor. It is also possible to choose an interdisciplinary topic.

Interested students should decide upon a thesis topic as early as possible in the junior year so that adequate attention may be given to the project. In order to be eligible to apply to write a thesis, a student must have achieved a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.25 based upon all courses attempted at Carroll College.

The thesis committee consists of a director and two readers. The thesis director is a full-time Carroll College faculty member from the student's major discipline or approved by the department chair of the student's major. At least one reader must be from outside the student's major. The thesis director and the appropriate department chair must approve all readers. The thesis committee should assist and mentor the student during the entire project.

For any projects involving human participants, each student and his or her director must follow the guidelines published by the Institutional Review Board (IRB). Students must submit a copy of their IRB approval letter with their thesis application. As part of the IRB approval process, each student and his or her director must also complete training by the National Cancer Institute Protection of Human Participants.

The thesis is to be completed for three (3) credits in the discipline that best matches the content of the thesis. If the thesis credits exceed the credit limit, the charge for additional credits will be waived. Applications and further information are available in the Registrar's Office.