French (FR)

Credit Courses

FR 101 Beginning French I (5 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 90 (90 lecture)

Focuses on the essentials of spoken and written French for the beginner, and provides an introduction to the culture of French speakers.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area C

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area C2, IGETC Area 6A, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

FR 102 Beginning French II (5 Units)

Prerequisites: FR 101 or two years of high school French or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 90 (90 lecture)

Focuses on the essentials of spoken and written French for the beginner, and provides an introduction to the culture of French speakers.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area C

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area C2, IGETC Area 3B, IGETC Area 6A, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

FR 103 Intermediate French I (5 Units)

Prerequisites: FR 102 or three years of high school French or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 90 (90 lecture)

Review of basic structures and vocabulary building. Development of auditive comprehension, reading skills and oral expression.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area C

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area C2, IGETC Area 3B, IGETC Area 6A, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

FR 104 Intermediate French II (5 Units)

Prerequisites: French 103 or four years of high school French or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 90 (90 lecture)

Readings and discussions in French and contemporary cultural topics (society, history, art, cinema, literature). Review of basic syntax begun in French 103 is continued. Further practice in the subjunctive and literary verb tenses.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area C

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area C2, IGETC Area 3B, IGETC Area 6A, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

FR 120 Beginning Conversation (2 Units)

Prerequisites: FR 101 or two years of high school French or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 36 (36 lecture)

Promotion of free and spontaneous oral expression in French at the elementary level.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable

FR 130 Intermediate Conversation (2 Units)

Prerequisites: FR 102 or 120 or three years of high school French or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 36 (36 lecture)

Designed to increase the student's vocabulary and fluency in the language, as well as his/her ability to comprehend cultural and sociolinguistic differences.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

FR 132 Intermediate Literary Readings (3 Units)

Prerequisites: FR 103 or four years of high school French or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Designed for the student who wishes to improve reading, speaking and writing skills, and vocabulary. Emphasizes oral and written communication with a focus on the discussion, synthesis and analysis of short literary works.

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area C2, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

FR 140 Intermediate Conversation (2 Units)

Prerequisites: FR 103 or 130 or four years of high school French or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 36 (36 lecture)

Designed to increase the student's vocabulary and fluency in the language, as well as his/her ability to comprehend cultural and sociolinguistic differences.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

FR 142 Advanced Literary Readings (2 Units)

Prerequisites: FR 104 or 132 or four years of high school French or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 36 (36 lecture)

Designed for the student who wishes to improve reading, speaking and writing skills and vocabulary. Course emphasizes oral and written communication with a focus on the discussion, synthesis and analysis of short literary works.

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area C2, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

FR 299 Independent Study In French (1-4 Units)

Prerequisites: Complete 12 units at SBCC with a GPA of 2.5 and a minimum of 6 units with a GPA of 3.0 in French.

Skills Advisories: ENG 110 or 110H.

Hours: 192 (192 lab)

Students work under guidance and direction of sponsoring faculty member on project consistent with his/her interests and abilities. Each unit of credit requires the student to devote approximately three hours per week to the project.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable