FREN803
Advanced GrammarCrosslisted with FREN 403

Prerequisites: FREN 303 or 304; an additional 3 hours from FREN 301, 302, 303, or 304

Description: Detailed analysis of French syntax giving students the means to achieve greater sophistication in self-expression.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:3

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FREN804
French StylisticsCrosslisted with FREN 404

Prerequisites: FREN 303 or 304; an additional 3 hours from FREN 301, 302, 303, or 304

Description: Principles of explication of texts, translation and composition in French, review of linguistic principles, for advanced students, particularly prospective teachers, who wish to acquire a more sophisticated means of expression in French.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN806
TranslationCrosslisted with FREN 406

Prerequisites: FREN 303 or 304; an additional 3 hours from FREN 301, 302, 303, or 304

Description: Principles of translation, French-English and English-French. Attention to problems of vocabulary, syntax, semantics, and technical, literary, and commercial translation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN822
Topics in French CivilizationCrosslisted with FREN 422

Prerequisites: FREN 301 and 302

Description: Analysis of interrelationships of cultural, social, economic, and political factors contributing to French culture and civilization.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN845
Topics in Medieval and Early Modern French WritingCrosslisted with FREN 445

Prerequisites: FREN 301 or FREN 302; an additional 3 hours from FREN 301, FREN 302, FREN 303 or FREN 304

Description: Readings and discussion on a topic, genre, author, and/or geographical area of the French-speaking world from the medieval period to the seventeenth century

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN853
Topics in Nineteenth Century French Culture and WritingCrosslisted with FREN 453

Prerequisites: FREN 301 or FREN 302; an additional 3 hours from FREN 301, FREN 302, FREN 303 or FREN 304

Description: Readings in the major cultural, historical and literary developments from 1789 to 1914

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN857
Modern French WritingCrosslisted with FREN 457

Prerequisites: FREN 301 or FREN 302; an additional 3 hours from FREN 301, FREN 302, FREN 303 or FREN 304

Description: Main trends in French writing from 1900 to the present.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN860
Literatures of French ExpressionCrosslisted with FREN 460

Prerequisites: FREN 301 or FREN 302; an additional 3 hours from FREN 301, FREN 302, FREN 303 or FREN 304

Description: Survey of writing and film from French-speaking cultures of Africa, the Caribbean, Oceania, Canada, and the Indian Ocean.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN861
Cultural Productions of the French-Speaking WorldCrosslisted with FREN 461

Prerequisites: FREN 301 or FREN 302; an additional 3 hours from FREN 301, FREN 302, FREN 303 or FREN 304

Description: A topic, genre, author, or geographical area of the French-speaking world.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN882
Short FictionCrosslisted with FREN 482

Prerequisites: FREN 301 or FREN 302; an additional 3 hours from FREN 301, FREN 302, FREN 303 or FREN 304

Description: A survey of short fiction, including topics from the medieval period to the present. Theme and scope of readings will vary based on instructor.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN883
French/Francophone TheaterCrosslisted with FREN 483

Prerequisites: FREN 301 or FREN 302; an additional 3 hours from FREN 301, FREN 302, FREN 303 or FREN 304

Description: Examines the theatre of French expression from the Middle Ages to the present in France and the French-speaking world. Thematic approaches, authors, and plays examined will vary depending on the instructor.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN885
Writing the Self: Autofiction in/and the French-Speaking WorldCrosslisted with FREN 485

Prerequisites: FREN 301 or 302; an additional 3 hours from FREN 301, FREN 302, FREN 303, FREN 304

Description: An exploration of the various modes, techniques, and impacts of auto-fictional writing in the French-speaking world. Includes a strong creative writing component.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN886
French and Francophone Women WritersCrosslisted with FREN 486

Prerequisites: FREN 301 or 302; an additional 3 hours from FREN 301, FREN 302, FREN 303, FREN 304

Description: Considers women writers in the French-speaking world from the medieval period to the present. Addresses questions of gender, sexuality, theory via writings, film, and song.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN891
Special Topics in FrenchCrosslisted with FREN 491

Description: Language, literature, and civilization.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

FREN896
Independent Study in FrenchCrosslisted with FREN 496

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Special research project or reading program under the direction of a staff member in the department.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

FREN899
Masters Thesis

Prerequisites: Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser

Course details
Credit Hours:1-10
Max credits per semester:10
Max credits per degree:99
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:1-10

ACE:

FREN901
Old French Language

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Phonology and morphology of Old French as derived from Vulgar Latin. Attention to a detailed reading of the "Chanson de Roland" and the "Lais" of Marie de France.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN902
Old French Literature

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Readings from Medieval epics, saints' lives, Arthurian romances, prose chronicles, and drama. Introduction to the modern critical principles of editing Medieval manuscript.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN919
Sixteenth Century I

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Masterpieces of Renaissance literature. Works of Rabelais, the Pleiade, Montaigne, etc.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN920
Sixteenth Century II

Prerequisites: Permission

FREN 919 continued.

Description: Seminars in French. The works of one author, or groups of works centering in a period, or those illustrating the development of a literary age are studied with respect to content, sources, style, and influence.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN925
Drama
Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN927
Novel
Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN928
Poetry
Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN929
Special Topics
Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN996
Research Problems in French

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Individual research on a literary or linguistic problem involving original investigation in areas not covered by seminars or thesis.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-8
Max credits per semester:8
Max credits per degree:8
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:1-8

ACE:

FREN997
Directed Readings in French

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Topic varies.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE:

FREN999
Doctoral Dissertation

Prerequisites: Admission to doctoral degree program and permission of supervisory committee chair

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:99
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:1-24

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