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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.
Cross-listed with FREN250H. Credit granted for FREN250 or FREN250H.
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. Cross-listed with FREN250. Credit granted for FREN250 or FREN250H.
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.
FREN302
Translation: French to English
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 French to English; contrastive analysis.
FREN306
Commercial French I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: FREN301; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Introduction to commercial French including correspondence and business terminology. Emphasis on cross-cultural concepts needed for successful interaction within business settings. Taught in French.
Taught in French.
FREN352
From the Age of Epic and Romance to the Enlightenment
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 the Middle Ages to the end of the 18th century.
Cross-listed with FREN352H. Credit granted for FREN352 or FREN352H.
FREN352H
From the Age of Epic and Romance to the Enlightenment
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 the Middle Ages to the end of the 18th century.
Restricted to Honors students only. Cross-listed with FREN352. Credit granted for FREN352 or FREN352H.
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.
FREN387
Critical Writing on France and the French-Speaking World
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: FREN301.
Restriction: Not open to Native speakers.
Intensive writing course based on focused study of issues and concerns drawn from French and Francophone literatures, films, and cultures. Elements of style, review of grammar. Taught in French.
Theme: Le Quebec sous toutes ses coutures. Quebec from all angles.
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.
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.
FREN498M
Special Topics in French Literature; Gender and Sexuality in French and Francophone Literature and Culture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Through theory, literature, and film we will be looking at the way gender and sexuality are constructed, subverted, and/or regulated within normative bounds that are socially constructed throughout time and culture. With a focus on French and Francophone literature and film of the 20th and 21st centuries. Taught in French
FREN498V
Special Topics in French Literature; The Imaginary Herbiary: Vegetal Images in French Literature
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
The course presents a survey of plants as models, agents, and metaphors in French and francophone literatures and cultures from the Middle Age to the Information Age. Taught in French.
FREN699B
Seminar; Deterritorialized Literature, 16th-17th Century
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
This course focuses on the different forms of 16th-17th deterritorialization texts and their authors embody: poetic exile; translation; spiritual alienation; philosophical solitude. Taught in French.
FREN699J
Seminar; French Popular Culture: Colonial and Postcolonial Texts, Films, and Images
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
This seminar will examine the presence and evolution of colonial and post-colonial discourses in various "texts" or representations pertaining to French popular culture (literatures, press illustrations, comic books, photographs, films) before and after 1962 with a particularattention to issues of class, gender, race, memory and identity. Taught in French
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
Contact department for information to register for this course.
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.