Academic Catalogs

French (FREN)

FREN C1805 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Elementary French 1  
Advisory: Students who have completed two years of high school French with a grade of "C" or better should enroll in FREN C185.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Introduction to French language, culture and thought, with emphasis upon listening, comprehension, speaking, reading and basic writing skills; develop control of fundamental sounds, forms and structures of French; become acquainted with the cultural and linguistic backgrounds of Francophone countries. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations (see counselor).

FREN C1855 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Elementary French 2  
Prerequisite(s): FREN C180, C180B, or completion of two years of high school French with a grade of C or better.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Continuation of FREN C180, emphasizing increased facility in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and understanding the French language and its various dialects in a variety of contexts. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations (see counselor).

FREN C2804 Units (72 lecture hours)  
Intermediate French 1  
Prerequisite(s): FREN C185 or at least two semesters of college-level French.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Continuation of French 185, designed to develop further the student's ability to read, write, comprehend, and converse in daily spoken and written French at an intermediate level. The course emphasizes improvement of reading and writing proficiency as the basis for improving speaking and listening skills and as the source for cultural understanding. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

FREN C2854 Units (72 lecture hours)  
Intermediate French 2  
Prerequisite(s): FREN C280 or at least three semesters of college-level French.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations (see counselor).

Continuation of FREN C280, designed to develop further the student's ability to read, write, comprehend, and converse in daily spoken and written French as it is produced in France and in other francophone countries. The course emphasizes improvement of reading and writing proficiency in multiple dialects of French as the basis for improving speaking and listening skills and as the source for multi-cultural understanding. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.