Courses

FRE 101 Elementary French I (3 credits)

This course is designed for students with little or no previous knowledge of French. Students acquire basic grammar and lexical skills that will enable them to communicate in routine social or professional situations within an authentic cultural context. Topics may include, but are not limited to the following: biographical information, relationships, preferences, leisure activities, clothing and other belongings, and making plans for the future. Upon successful completion of FRE 101, students may enroll in FRE 102. This course also fulfills the Global Awareness and Diversity (GLAD) requirement at OCC.

FRE 102 Elementary French II (3 credits)

This course is a sequel to Elementary French I. It builds upon the basic grammatical, linguistic, communicative and cultural concepts learned in FRE 101. Students learn to communicate in the context of an increasing number of daily life topics. Topics may include, but are not limited to the following: food and shopping, daily routines, urban and commercial contexts, travel, and the arts. Upon successful completion of FRE 102, students may enroll in FRE 201. This course also fulfills the Global Awareness and Diversity (GLAD) requirement at OCC. Prerequisites: FRE 101 or permission of instructor.

FRE 201 Intermediate French I (3 credits)

This dynamic course draws upon previously acquired knowledge, while introducing students to more complex grammatical and lexical structures to further develop communicative proficiency and cultural knowledge. The course is conducted mostly in French. Upon successful completion of FRE 201, students may enroll in FRE 202. This course also fulfills the Global Awareness requirement at Onondaga. Prerequisite: FRE 102, or four years of high school French, or Permission of Instructor.

FRE 202 Intermediate French II (3 credits)

This course is a sequel to Intermediate French I. It expands upon complex grammatical and lexical structures. It is conducted entirely in French and provides a solid foundation for advanced study. Upon completion of FRE 202, students may enroll in any intermediate-high level course. Students who successfully complete the FRE 202 level have fulfilled their language requirement for the A.A. in Humanities and Teacher Prep programs. The three additional credits may be taken either as a language course or as a general elective. This course also fulfills the Global Awareness requirement at Onondaga. Prerequisite: FRE 201, or five years of high school French, or Permission of Instructor.

FRE 205 French Conversation, Composition and Reading I (3 credits)

This learner-centered, intermediate-high level course, taught entirely in French, introduces students to literary concepts and French literature. It includes intensive work in conversation and composition. Solid preparation in grammar is recommended. Prerequisite: FRE 202 or equivalent, or five years of high school French, or Permission of Instructor.