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Academic Foundations 003
African American and African Studies 014
American Studies 050
Ancient and Medieval Civilizations 060
Anthropology 070
Arabic 074
Art, Design, and Art History (080, 081, 082, 083, 085)
Asian Studies 098
Biological Sciences 120
Chemistry 160
Chinese 165
Clinical Laboratory Sciences 191
Computer Science 198
Earth and Environmental Sciences (Geology 460)
Economics 220
English (350 and 352)
English: Composition and Writing 355
Environmental Sciences 375
Film Studies 380
French 420
Geoscience Engineering 465
Global Politics 487
Health Information Management 504
Health Sciences: Aging 499J
Health Sciences: Health Advocacy 499K
History (History 510, American 512)
Honors 525
Honors Living-Learning Community 526
Information Systems 548
International Affairs 551
Italian 560
Japanese 565
Journalism and Media Studies 086
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
Legal Studies 603
Linguistics 615
Mathematics 640
Medical Imaging Sciences 658
Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies 686
Music 087
Neuroscience 112
Peace and Conflict Studies 735
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies 812
Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology 819
Psychology 830
Religious Studies 840
Russian 860
Social Work 910
Sociology 920
Spanish 940
Theater 088
Urban Education 300
Video Production 089
Women's and Gender Studies 988
Writing 989
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  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2016–2018 Liberal Arts Colleges Academic Programs and Courses French 420  

French 420

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21:420:101-102 Elementary French (3,3) Beginning course designed to develop the basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing; study of basic grammar and vocabulary. Students are required to do supplementary work in the language laboratory. For students with little or no previous knowledge of French.
21:420:131,132 Intermediate French (3,3) Practice in speaking, reading, and writing French; review of grammar; readings from representative authors and contemporary French texts. Prerequisites: 21:420:101-102 or equivalent as determined by placement examination.
21:420:203 Conversation and Composition (3) Grammar review through oral and written usage. Oral exposés; compositions; language laboratory for conversation, grammar, and pronunciation reinforcement.
21:420:204 Composition and Conversation (3) Intensive practice in oral and written French. Prerequisite: 21:420:203 or permission of instructor.
21:420:301 Advanced Grammar (3) Special stress on unusual points of grammar and syntax. Prerequisites: 21:420:203, 204. For prospective teachers and others who wish to acquire more fluency in spoken and written French.
21:420:302 Advanced Grammar (3) Conversation practice and composition on a wide range of subjects. Special emphasis on unusual points of grammar and syntax. Prerequisites: 21:420:203, 204.
21:420:311 French Literature in English Translation (3,3) In-depth reading of major works in French literature; content varies each semester. When the theme of "Sexual Politics in the Novel and Drama" is taught, 3 credits toward the women's studies major and minor are granted. Other themes include "The Novel as Social Document" and "The Many Faces of Love in Various Genres." Open to all students except French majors and minors. Prerequisite: 21:355:102.
21:420:353,354 Individual Study in French (3,3) Individual study for students interested in specialized topics and research in French language or literature. Prerequisite: Permission of department chair or instructor.
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