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Course ID:FREN 1001. 4 hours.
Course Title:Elementary French
Course
Description:
The French language and French-speaking cultures. Open only to students who have fewer than two units of high school French. Emphasis is on conversational skills with attention to reading, writing, and listening comprehension.
Athena Title:Elementary French
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FREN 1002
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 1002. 4 hours.
Course Title:Elementary French
Course
Description:
A continuation of Elementary French. Emphasis is on conversational skills with attention to reading, writing, and listening comprehension.
Athena Title:Elementary French
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FREN 1110
Prerequisite:FREN 1001
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 1110. 4 hours.
Course Title:Accelerated Elementary French
Course
Description:
Accelerated course reviewing basic principles of the French language for students with some background of high school French.
Athena Title:Accelerated Elementary French
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FREN 1002
Prerequisite:Placement Test
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 2001. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate French
Course
Description:
Speaking, listening, reading, and writing French at the intermediate level. Pronunciation, conversation, grammar review, reading of texts and compositions. Not open to native speakers.
Athena Title:Intermediate French
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FREN 2001E, FREN 2002
Prerequisite:FREN 1002 or FREN 1110
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 2001E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate French
Course
Description:
Speaking, listening, reading, and writing in French at the intermediate level. Pronunciation, conversation, grammar review, reading of texts, and compositions. Not open to native speakers.
Athena Title:Intermediate French
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FREN 2001, FREN 2002
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online. Assignments, discussions, and student works are managed online according to the Guidelines for Online Teaching and Digital Literacy of the Romance Languages Department.
Prerequisite:FREN 1002 or FREN 1110
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 2002. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate French
Course
Description:
Continuation of the basic curriculum of Intermediate French, with an emphasis on strengthening the speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills of the intermediate student. Pronunciation, conversation, grammar review, reading of texts and compositions. Not open to native speakers.
Athena Title:Intermediate French
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FREN 2120H
Prerequisite:FREN 2001 or FREN 2001E or FREN 2600
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 2030. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 4 hours credit.
Course Title:Practical French Conversation
Course
Description:
Emphasis is on improving oral expression and developing conversational skills through social interactions, under the direction of the French Resident Language Coordinator. Given in French, in the University Language Community.
Athena Title:Practical French Conversation
Prerequisite:FREN 2001 or FREN 2001E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:FREN 2120H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Accelerated Intermediate French (Honors)
Course
Description:
Course covers materials studied in Intermediate French. Emphasis on advanced readings and grammar review. Also prepares students to enter French Conversation and Composition, Introduction to French Literature, and Introduction to French Linguistics. Not open to native speakers.
Athena Title:Honors Intermediate French
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FREN 2001, FREN 2001E, FREN 2002
Prerequisite:(FREN 1002 or FREN 1110) and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 2500. 3 hours.
Course Title:French for Reading Knowledge
Course
Description:
Grammar, idioms, and vocabulary; practice in translating moderately difficult technical and non-technical French. Intended to assist graduate students to satisfy reading knowledge requirement but does not carry graduate credit. Not to be used to satisfy undergraduate language requirement. Not open to French majors.
Athena Title:French for Reading Knowledge
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FREN 2500E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 2500E. 3 hours.
Course Title:French for Reading Knowledge
Course
Description:
Grammar, idioms, and vocabulary. Practice in translating moderately difficult technical and non-technical French.
Athena Title:French for Reading Knowledge
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FREN 2500
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online. Intended to assist graduate students to satisfy reading knowledge requirement, but does not carry graduate credit. Not to be used to satisfy undergraduate language requirement. Not open to French majors. Lectures, discussions, assignments, and student works are managed online according to the Guidelines for Online Teaching and Digital Literacy of the Romance Languages Department.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 2600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intensive French
Course
Description:
Emphasizes conversational skills, reading, writing, and listening comprehension. Not open to native speakers. Not to be used to satisfy undergraduate language requirement.
Athena Title:Intensive French
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FREN 1002, FREN 1110, FREN 2001, FREN 2001E
Nontraditional Format:Open only to students with two years' study in another Romance Language.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 2700. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Topics in French and Francophone Civilization
Course
Description:
This course will cover various cultural manifestations of French or Francophone civilization in their immediate historical context. The course will cover a significant period of history, and examine the salient cultural features of that moment. Given in English.
Athena Title:TOPICS FREN CIV
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 3010. 3 hours.
Course Title:French Conversation and Composition
Course
Description:
The emphasis is divided between oral and written expression. Composition and conversation are integrated into the context of French and Francophone culture. Given in French. Not open to native speakers.
Athena Title:French Convers and Compos
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FREN 3010H
Prerequisite:FREN 2002 or FREN 2600 or FREN 2120H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 3010H. 3 hours.
Course Title:French Conversation and Composition (Honors)
Course
Description:
Practice in composition and conversation skills in French, beyond French Conversation and Composition. Emphasis is divided equally between composition and conversation. Not open to native speakers. Given in French.
Athena Title:French Conv and Compos Hon
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FREN 3010
Prerequisite:(FREN 2002 or FREN 2600 or FREN 2120H) and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 3020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Conversation and Composition
Course
Description:
Practice in composition and conversation skills in French, beyond French Conversation and Composition. Emphasis is divided equally between composition and conversation. Given in French. Not open to native speakers.
Athena Title:Adv Conversation Composition
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FREN 3020H
Prerequisite:FREN 3010 or FREN 3010H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 3020H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Conversation and Composition (Honors)
Course
Description:
Practice in composition and conversation skills in French, beyond French Conversation and Composition. Emphasis is divided equally between composition and conversation. Given in French. Not open to native speakers.
Athena Title:Adv Convers and Compos Hon
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FREN 3020
Prerequisite:(FREN 3010 or FREN 3010H) and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 3030E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to French Literature (Online)
Course
Description:
Selected French and Francophone texts in their social and linguistic contexts. Given in French.
Athena Title:INTRO FR LIT ONLINE
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FREN 3030, FREN 3030H
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online. Lectures, discussions, assignments, and student works are managed online according to the Guidelines for Online Teaching and Digital Literacy of the Romance Languages Department.
Prerequisite:FREN 3010 or FREN 3010H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 3030H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to French Literature (Honors)
Course
Description:
Selected French and Francophone texts in their social and linguistic context. Given in French.
Athena Title:Honors French Literature
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FREN 3030, FREN 3030E
Prerequisite:(FREN 3010H or FREN 3010) and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 3030. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to French Literature
Course
Description:
Selected French and Francophone texts in their social and linguistic contexts. Given in French.
Athena Title:Introduction to French Lit
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FREN 3030H or FREN 3030E
Prerequisite:FREN 3010 or FREN 3010H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN(DIGI) 3040. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to French Digital Culture
Course
Description:
Significant developments in French and Francophone digital arts with a focus on electronic literature and video games. Discussion will consider writers/designers and genres, literary theory, theory of media, game studies, and digital humanities. Course given in French.
Athena Title:Intro French Digital Culture
Nontraditional Format:This course counts toward the completion of the undergraduate certificate program in Digital Humanities Research and Innovation. No computer or gaming skills required.
Prerequisite:FREN 3010 or FREN 3010H or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 3080. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Topics in French Culture and Civilization
Course
Description:
Overview of selected major movements and periods in French culture, history, society, artistic, and intellectual development, as seen in French art, the press, cinema, literary, and historical texts. Given in French.
Athena Title:TOPICS IN FREN CIV
Prerequisite:FREN 3010 or FREN 3010H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 3080E. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Topics in French Culture and Civilization (Online)
Course
Description:
Overview of selected major movements and periods in French culture, history, society, and artistic and intellectual development as seen in French art, the press, cinema, and literary and historical texts. Given in French.
Athena Title:TOPIC FR CIV ONLINE
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online. Lectures, discussions, assignments, and student works are managed online, according to the Guidelines for Online Teaching and Digital Literacy of the Romance Languages Department.
Prerequisite:FREN 3010 or FREN 3010H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN(LING) 3090. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to French Linguistics
Course
Description:
The field of French linguistics, emphasizing such topics as the internal and external history of French; the sounds, forms, and vocabulary of modern French; and the linguistic variation within France and the French-speaking world.
Athena Title:Intro to French Linguistics
Prerequisite:FREN 3010 or FREN 3010H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 4050. 3 hours.
Course Title:French Literature and Culture to 1700
Course
Description:
French literature and culture from the Middle Ages through the seventeenth century. Topics include representations of feudal society; courtly texts and contexts; the rise of the nation-state; Renaissance humanism; the culture of absolute monarchy; the emergence of the French novel. Given in French.
Athena Title:French Lit and Culture to 1700
Prerequisite:FREN 3030 or FREN 3030H or FREN 3030E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 4060. 3 hours.
Course Title:French Literature and Culture 1700-1900
Course
Description:
French literature and culture of the period covering the Enlightenment, the French Revolution, Romanticism, Realism, Naturalism, and "Belle Epoque." Given in French.
Athena Title:French Lit Culture 1700-1900
Prerequisite:FREN 3030 or FREN 3030H or FREN 3030E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 4070. 3 hours.
Course Title:French and Francophone Literature and Culture Since 1900
Course
Description:
Major works, literary movements, and cultural background of the modern and contemporary periods, including the relationship between mainland France and other areas of the French-speaking world. Texts will include examples of poetry, prose, and drama. Given in French.
Athena Title:Fren Franco Lit Culture 1900
Prerequisite:FREN 3030 or FREN 3030H or FREN 3030E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 4080. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Studies in French Literature and Culture
Course
Description:
Topics in French and Francophone studies: themes, movements, problems, artistic and cultural manifestations and their relationship to literary and intellectual developments. Topics can cover individual periods or several centuries, depending on instructor. Given in French.
Athena Title:Studies French Lit and Culture
Prerequisite:FREN 3030 or FREN 3030H or FREN 3030E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 4120/6120. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Topics in French Culture, Language, and Literature
Course
Description:
Selected topics in French and Francophone culture, civilization, language, linguistics, literature, or literary theory. Given in French.
Athena Title:French Culture Lang and Lit
Prerequisite:FREN 3030 or FREN 3030H or FREN 3030E or FREN(LING) 3090
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 4150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Business French
Course
Description:
French business and its environment. Topics might include creation of a business, banking, economic geography, interviewing, letter writing, advertising, communications, import-export, politics, the European Union. Given in French. Business students should check with their advisor for prerequisites.
Athena Title:Business French
Prerequisite:FREN 3010 or FREN 3010H and (FREN 3030 or FREN 3030H or FREN 3030E or FREN(LING) 3090 or ACCT 2101 or ACCT 2101H or ACCT 2101E)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN(LACS) 4170. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Francophone Film, Literature, and Culture
Course
Description:
Introduction to various Francophone regions of the world through the study of film and literature.
Athena Title:Francophone Film Lit Culture
Prerequisite:FREN 3030 or FREN 3030H or FREN 3030E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 4180. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Topics in French Studies
Course
Description:
Topics in French and Francophone studies; themes, movements, problems, artistic and cultural manifestations, and their relationship to literary and intellectual developments. Topics can cover individual periods or several centuries. Given in English.
Athena Title:TOPICS FR STUD
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 4190. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Internship in French
Course
Description:
Designed for students with significant experience in French, this course will provide firsthand experience working in a French business. Students will work using their language and culture skills while performing tasks in one of several organizations.
Athena Title:Internship in French
Nontraditional Format:In order to complete the course successfully, students will be required to submit a learning agreement, work approximately 25 hours per week for the duration of the program, keep a written journal of their work experience, have regular meetings or written communication with the instructor of record, and write a final paper.
Prerequisite:(FREN 3020 or FREN 3020H) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:FREN 4300/6300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture
Course
Description:
Significant developments in the language, literature, and civilization of France from the eleventh through the fifteenth centuries. Discussions will consider writers and genres, linguistic theory, popular culture, and the arts with special attention to historical, social, and political context. Given in French.
Athena Title:Studies Medieval Lit Culture
Prerequisite:(FREN 3030 or FREN 3030H or FREN 3030E) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 4350/6350. 3 hours.
Course Title:Studies in the French Renaissance
Course
Description:
Significant developments in the language, literature, and civilation of France during the Renaissance and Reformation. Discussions will consider writers and genres, linguistic theory, popular culture, and the arts with special attention to the historical, social, and political context. Given in French.
Athena Title:Studies in French Renaissance
Prerequisite:(FREN 3030 or FREN 3030H or FREN 3030E) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 4600/6600. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Studies in French and Francophone New Media
Course
Description:
Significant developments in French and Francophone digital arts with a focus on the literary, storytelling, and poetry, including electronic literature and video games. Discussion will consider writers/designers and genres, literary theory, theory of media and game studies. Course given in French. No computer skills required.
Athena Title:New Media Studies
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FREN 4600E, FREN 6600E
Prerequisite:FREN 3030 or FREN 3030H or FREN 3030E or FREN(LING) 3090
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 4600E/6600E. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Studies in French and Francophone New Media
Course
Description:
Significant developments in French and Francophone digital arts with a focus on the literary, storytelling and poetry, including electronic literature and video games. Discussion will consider writers/designers and genres, literary theory, theory of media and game studies. Course given in French. No computer skills required.
Athena Title:New Media Studies Online
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FREN 4600, FREN 6600
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online. Lectures, discussions, assignments, and student works are managed online, according to the Guidelines for Online Teaching and Digital Literacy of the Romance Languages Department.
Prerequisite:FREN 3030 or FREN 3030H or FREN 3030E or FREN(LING) 3090
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN(LING) 4630. 3 hours.
Course Title:French Phonetics
Course
Description:
The French sound system in theory and practice. How French sounds are formed and how they reflect social class and geographical origin. Work on pronunciation in class and the language laboratory. Given in French.
Athena Title:FRENCH PHONETICS
Prerequisite:FREN(LING) 3090
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN(LING) 4800/6800. 3 hours.
Course Title:French Syntax and Meaning
Course
Description:
The syntax of modern French through readings in descriptive analysis and examples of literary texts to see how word order contributes to meaning. Particular emphasis on levels of style and reflections of social class. Frequent compositions required. Given in French.
Athena Title:French Syntax and Meaning
Prerequisite:FREN(LING) 3090
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 4960H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the guidance of a project director.
Athena Title:DIRECTED READING
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors and junior or senior standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 4970H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the guidance of a project director.
Athena Title:DIRECTED READING
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors and junior or senior standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 4980H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the guidance of a project director.
Athena Title:DIRECTED READING
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors and junior or senior standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 4990H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Honors Thesis
Course
Description:
Individual research in the major field or in a closely related field.
Athena Title:HONORS THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Students will meet with faculty members on a regular basis.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors and senior standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 6200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Francophone Cultures and Literatures
Course
Description:
The major areas of the Francophone world: North America, Antilles, Africa, Maghreb, and Indian Ocean. Literary works will be examined in their linguistic and cultural contexts.
Athena Title:FRANCOPHON LIT-CULT
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 6400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Studies in 17th-Century French Literature and Culture
Course
Description:
Selected topics in French 17th-century literature, culture, and civilization, from approximately 1590 to 1715. References to the broader context of European history, culture, and civilization of the time will be brought to bear when appropriate.
Athena Title:17TH CENT FR LIT
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 6450. 3 hours.
Course Title:Studies in 18th-Century French Literature and Culture
Course
Description:
Selected topics in French 18th-century literature, culture, and civilization, from approximately 1715 to 1789. References to the broader context of European history, culture, and civilization of the time will be brought to bear when appropriate.
Athena Title:18TH CENT FR LIT
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 6500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Studies in 19th-Century French Literature and Culture
Course
Description:
Literary works and cultural artifacts in their contexts from the nineteenth century in France. Literary movements from Romanticism to symbolism may be studied, as well as the literary and social influences brought about by the wars, revolutions, and innovations of this period. Given in French.
Athena Title:19TH CENT FREN LIT
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 6550. 3 hours.
Course Title:Studies in 20th- and 21st-Century French Literature and Culture
Course
Description:
Literary and non-literary works in their contexts from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries in France. Literary movements from Dada to Poststructuralism may be studied, as well as the literary and social influences brought about by the wars and revolutions of this period. Given in French.
Athena Title:20TH-21ST-CEN LIT
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN(LING) 6630. 3 hours.
Course Title:The French Sound System in a Social Context
Course
Description:
French phonetics: the sounds of French as they relate to levels of language from the vernacular to literature. An examination of how sounds vary with relation to region and social class. Practice in class and in the language laboratory. Given in French.
Athena Title:FRENCH SOUND SYSTEM
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN(LING) 6700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Applied French Linguistics
Course
Description:
Phonology of French as it determines the underlying forms of morphology with an application to the teaching of French to non-native speakers. Emphasis on the concepts of variation, acceptability, and cultural sensitivity. Given in French.
Athena Title:APPL FR LING
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN(LING) 6910. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of the French Language in its Social and Literary Context
Course
Description:
The major changes in the history of the French language, with special attention to the interaction of linguistic and societal changes and to the representation of these changes in literary texts. Given in French.
Athena Title:HISTORY FRENCH LANG
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 7000. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:MASTER'S RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:FREN 7300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:MASTER'S THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:FREN 8100. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Medieval Studies
Course
Description:
Topics in medieval literature, language, and culture. Study of a particular problem, author, genre, or linguistic topic will be integrated into the larger cultural context of medieval France. Given in French.
Athena Title:SEM MEDIEV STUDIES
Nontraditional Format:Course will be offered approximately every five semesters.
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 8180. 3 hours.
Course Title:Literary Theory
Course
Description:
Theories that have special relevance for understanding French literature, linguistics, and cultural studies. Readings, discussions, and assignments in French. Readings by Bal, Barthes, Baudrillard, Benveniste, Bourdieu, Genette, Irigaray, Jakobson, Kristeva, L‚vi-Strauss, Riffaterre. Emphasis on structuralism, poststructuralism, cultural studies, narratology, and feminism. Given in French.
Athena Title:LITERARY THEORY
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 8200. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Renaissance Studies
Course
Description:
In-depth study of a major author or special topic related to the French Renaissance. Given in French.
Athena Title:RENAISSANCE STUDIES
Nontraditional Format:Course will be offered approximately every five semesters.
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 8300. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Seventeenth-Century Studies
Course
Description:
Doctoral-level seminar in French seventeenth-century studies. Given in French.
Athena Title:SEM IN 17TH CEN ST
Nontraditional Format:Course will be offered approximately every five semesters.
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 8400. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies
Course
Description:
Doctoral-level seminar in French eighteenth-century studies. Given in French.
Athena Title:SEM IN 18TH CEN ST
Nontraditional Format:Course offered approximately every five semesters.
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 8500. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Nineteenth-Century Studies
Course
Description:
An intensive study of one major nineteenth-century author or literary movement. Given in French.
Athena Title:SEM 19TH CENTURY
Nontraditional Format:Course offered approximately every five semesters.
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 8600. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Twentieth-Century Studies
Course
Description:
A major author, group of authors, theme, genre topic or movement in French or Francophone literature. Given in French.
Athena Title:SEM 20TH CENT STUD
Nontraditional Format:Course offered approximately every five semesters.
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN 8700. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Francophone Studies
Course
Description:
In-depth study of one or several writers, representative of one of the major Francophone areas in the world: North America, Antilles, Africa, Maghreb, and Indian Ocean. Although the primary emphasis will be on literary works, they will be studied in their linguistic and cultural contexts.
Athena Title:FRANCOPHONE STUDIES
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FREN(LING) 8800. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in French Linguistics
Course
Description:
Topics and issues in French linguistics. Possible offerings include Old French, French dialectology, French sociolinguistics, and French semantics and pragmatics. Given in French.
Athena Title:SEM FR LINGUISTICS
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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