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Courses - Fall 2017
FREN
FREN103
Intensive Elementary French
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.
Restriction: Must not have completed FREN102; and must not be a native/fluent speaker of French.
Credit only granted for: FREN102 or FREN103.
Covers speaking, reading, writing, listening, and culture of French-speaking world.
FREN203
Intensive Intermediate French
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: HO
Prerequisite: FREN103; or must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.
Restriction: Must not be a native/fluent speaker of French.
Credit only granted for: FREN201 or FREN203.
Covers speaking, reading, writing, listening, and culture of French-speaking world.
FREN204
French Grammar and Composition
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: HO
Prerequisite: FREN201 or FREN203; or must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.
Restriction: Not open to native/fluent speakers of French.
Intensive study of French grammar and composition.
FREN250
Introduction to Cultural and Textual Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: HL
GenEd: DSHU
Prerequisite: FREN204; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Restriction: Must not be a native/fluent speaker of French.
Credit only granted for: FREN250 or FREN250H.
Introduction to cultural and textual analysis of selected readings from various genres in French literature. Taught in French.
Also offered as FREN 250H.
FREN250H
Introduction to Cultural and Textual Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: HL
GenEd: DSHU
Prerequisite: FREN204; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Restriction: Must not be a native/fluent speaker of French.
Credit only granted for: FREN250 or FREN250H.
Introduction to cultural and textual analysis of selected readings from various genres in French literature. Taught in French.
For general honors students only. Also offered as FREN 250.
FREN301
Composition and Style
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: FREN250; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Restriction: Must not be a native/fluent speaker of French.
Grammatical analysis, elements of style; range of written genres.
FREN303
Translation: English to French
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: FREN301; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Practicum in translation primarily from English to French; contrastive analysis.
FREN312
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: FREN301; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Restriction: Must not be a native/fluent speaker of French.
Analysis and discussion of current events and institutions using variou French media resources.
FREN351
From Romanticism to the Age of Modernism and Beyond
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: FREN301; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
A survey of the chief authors and major movements of French literature from Pre-Romanticism to the present.
Also offered as FREN 351H.
FREN351H
(Perm Req)
From Romanticism to the Age of Modernism and Beyond
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: FREN301; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
A survey of the chief authors and major movements of French literature from Pre-Romanticism to the present.
Also offered as FREN351.
FREN386
(Perm Req)
Experiential Learning
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.
Restriction: Junior standing or higher.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
FREN389B
Critical Writing on France and the French-Speaking World; Dreams, Demons and the Fantastic
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
FREN399
(Perm Req)
Directed Study in French
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Supervised work under professor of student's choice with permission of instructor. Contact department for details.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
FREN480
French Cinema: A Cultural Approach (in Translation)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
Also offered as: FILM420.
Credit only granted for: FREN480 or FILM420.
A study of French culture, civilization, and literature through the medium of film. Taught in English.
FREN488Z
Special Topics in Francophone Studies; Literature and Film from French-Speaking Africa and the Caribbean
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisites: FREN 301 and FREN 351/352 French 488 considers the historical, literary and cinematic evolution of Francophone literature and films of Africa, the Maghreb and the Caribbean.
FREN495H
(Perm Req)
Honors Thesis Research
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Must be admitted to the departmental honors program.
The writing of a paper under the direction of a professor in this department and an oral examination. Required to fulfill the departmental honors requirement.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
FREN629B
Special Topic in Sixteenth Century French Literature; Theater in 16th and 17th Century France
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
"In this course we will study tragedy and comedy in sixteenth and seventeenth century France, in connection with the development of a culture that more generally favored eloquence, conversation, and variousforms of theatrical expression. Authors include Corneille, Racine, Molière and Rotrou. Taught in French."
FREN659A
Special Topic in Nineteenth Century French Literature; Sexualities in the Nineteenth-Century French Novel
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
French 659 will explore the theme of sexuality as it is articulated in the nineteenth-century novel. The nineteenth-century sees the rise of feminism as well as a gay/lesbian collective awareness alongside the emergence of tendentious studies by the medical establishment of transgressive sexualities. The novel is an ideal vehicle through which to articulate cultural anxieties related to sexuality, among other issues. French 659 will proceed chronologically, moving through the major literary movements of the nineteenth century.
FREN798
(Perm Req)
Master's Independent Study
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
FREN799
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
FREN889
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Independent Study
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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FREN898
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
FREN899
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.