FREN101
Beginning French I

Description: Main emphasis on the development of comprehension of written and spoken French; reading of simple texts dealing primarily with contemporary France and French life; oral and aural drill supplemented by practice in language laboratory.

This course is a prerequisite for: FREN 102

Course details
Credit Hours:5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:5

ACE:

FREN102
Beginning French II

Prerequisites: FREN 101

A qualifying score on the Modern Language Placement Exam may be used in place of the pre-requisite course.

Description: Continuation of FREN 101.

This course is a prerequisite for: FREN 201; FREN 210

Course details
Credit Hours:5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:5

ACE:

FREN181
Beginning Grammar and Readings

Description: Rapid course in the essentials of grammar designed to prepare mature students for reading various types of literary or technical prose texts.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN201
Second-Year French I

Prerequisites: FREN 102

A qualifying score on the Modern Language Placement Exam may be used in place of the pre-requisite course.

Description: Practice in oral and written expression and introduction to narrative texts. Grammar review and vocabulary expansion are tied to different situations of interaction.

This course is a prerequisite for: FREN 202

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN202
Second-Year French II

Prerequisites: FREN 201

A qualifying score on the Modern Language Placement Exam may be used in place of the pre-requisite course.

Description: Continuation of FREN 201, with emphasis on reading comprehension. Class discussion in French based on texts.

This course is a prerequisite for: FREN 203

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN203
Conversation and Composition I

Prerequisites: FREN 202

A qualifying score on the Modern Language Placement Exam may be used in place of the pre-requisite course.

Description: Guided practice in speaking and writing French.

This course is a prerequisite for: FREN 204

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN204
Conversation and Composition II

Prerequisites: FREN 203

A qualifying score on the Modern Language Placement Exam may be used in place of the pre-requisite course.

Description: Continuation of FREN 203.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN210
Accelerated Second-Year French

Prerequisites: FREN 102

A qualifying score on the Modern Language Placement Exam may be used in place of the pre-requisite course.

Description: Covers the same material as FREN 201-202 and counts as 201-202 in satisfying the liberal education requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Course details
Credit Hours:6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:6

ACE:

FREN282
French Literature in Translation

Description: Masterpieces of French literature in translation. Selected texts to be announced in the schedule and course description booklet.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE:

FREN301
Representative Authors I

Prerequisites: FREN 204.

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Reading of masterpieces from the Middle Ages to the present.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities

FREN302
Representative Authors II

Prerequisites: FREN 204

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Reading of masterpieces from the Middle Ages to the present.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities

FREN303
Advanced Composition, Grammar, and Conversation I

Prerequisites: FREN 204

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Emphasis on written and oral expression. Review of difficult concepts of French grammar.

This course is a prerequisite for: FREN 304

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN304
Advanced Composition, Grammar, and Conversation II

Prerequisites: FREN 303

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Continuation of FREN 303.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN307
French for Business and Commerce I

Prerequisites: FREN 204

Description: Initiates a special sequence of particular interest to students of international business and international affairs. French economy, business practices and documents, business correspondence, commercial and economic vocabulary.

This course is a prerequisite for: FREN 308

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN308
French for Business and Commerce II

Prerequisites: FREN 307

Description: Continuation of FREN 307.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN317
Introduction to Linguistics

Prerequisites: FREN 204

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

FREN319
French Phonetics

Prerequisites: FREN 204

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Analysis of French sounds, meaningful contrasts, stress and intonation patterns; correction of specific mistakes in pronunciation. Phonetic transcription, studies in articulation and aural training with use of recordings and individualized exercises.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN321
French Civilization I

Prerequisites: FREN 204

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Survey of French social, cultural, and political history and of significant contributions in arts and letters through the eighteenth century. Lectures given in French are supplemented by slides and class discussion.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN322
French Civilization II

Prerequisites: FREN 204

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: French 321 continued to the present.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN323
Aspects of Francophone Civilization

Prerequisites: FREN 204

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Deals with at least two of the following non-European Francophone areas; Canada and French pockets in the US; the Caribbean; the Magreb; and Sub-Saharan Africa. Other areas such as Southeast Asia or Polynesia may be included. Examines the culture of the areas in light of social and political problems arising from colonization and independence as reflected in literature, film, popular culture, and the fine arts.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities

FREN388
Body Language: Love, Politics, and the Self in French LiteratureCrosslisted with ENGL 388, MRST 388, WMNS 388

Description: French texts from the sixteenth to twentieth centuries (drama, prose, poetry, autobiography), all of which use the body as a reference point to explore developments in gender, religion, science, and society in French literature and civilization.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN398
Special Topics
Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE:

FREN399
Independent Study in French

Prerequisites: Permission.

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

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE:

FREN399H
Honors Course

Prerequisites: Permission

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE:

FREN403
Advanced GrammarCrosslisted with FREN 803

Prerequisites: FREN 303 and 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
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN404
French StylisticsCrosslisted with FREN 804

Prerequisites: FREN 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
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN406
TranslationCrosslisted with FREN 806

Prerequisites: FREN 303 and 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
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN422
Topics in French CivilizationCrosslisted with FREN 822

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
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN441
French Literary Treasures of the Middle AgesCrosslisted with FREN 841

Prerequisites: FREN 301 and FREN 302

Description: French medieval short story, epic, novel, farce, satire, read in modern French. May include the Song of Roland, Lais, of Marie de France, Tristan, a romance by Chrtien de Troyes such as Ecre et Enide, the satire of Aucassin et Nicolette, the farce of Pathelin, Villon's Testament.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN445
Seventeenth Century ICrosslisted with FREN 845

Prerequisites: FREN 301 and 302

Description: The plays of Corneille, Moliere, Racine.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

FREN446
Seventeenth Century IICrosslisted with FREN 846

Prerequisites: FREN 301 and 302

Description: Prose and poetry.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

FREN449
Eighteenth Century ICrosslisted with FREN 849

Prerequisites: FREN 301 and 302

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Philosophical writings and the theatre of eighteenth-century France.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

FREN450
Eighteenth Century IICrosslisted with FREN 850

Prerequisites: FREN 301 and 302

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Works of Voltaire, Rousseau, Montesquieu, Diderot. Lectures, discussion, and reports.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FREN453
French Literature Nineteenth Century ICrosslisted with FREN 853

Prerequisites: FREN 301 and 302

Description: Readings in the major developments in narrative, drama, poetry and the essay from 1800 to 1860. Authors include Balzac, Hugo, Stendhal, Nerval and Gauthier.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

FREN454
French Literature Nineteenth Century IICrosslisted with FREN 854

Prerequisites: FREN 301 and 302

Description: Readings in the major developments in prose and verse from 1850 to 1900. Authors include Baudelaire, Mallarme, Rimbaud and Verlaine.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

FREN457
Twentieth-Century French Literature ICrosslisted with FREN 857

Prerequisites: FREN 301 and 302

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

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

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

FREN458
Twentieth-Century French Literature IICrosslisted with FREN 858

Prerequisites: FREN 301 and 302

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Main trends in French poetry and theater from 1900 to the present.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

FREN459
Literature of French CanadaCrosslisted with FREN 859

Prerequisites: FREN 301 and 302

Description: Survey of literature of French Canada in its cultural context.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

FREN460
Francophone LiteratureCrosslisted with FREN 860

Prerequisites: FREN 301 and 302.

Description: Survey of literature and film from French speaking African and Caribbean cultures.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

FREN461
Studies in Francophone Literature and CulturesCrosslisted with FREN 861

Prerequisites: FREN 301 and 302.

Description: A topic, genre, author, and geographical area of the African Diaspora.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

FREN496
Independent Study in FrenchCrosslisted with FREN 896

Prerequisites: Permission.

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

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE:

FREN498
Special Topics in FrenchCrosslisted with FREN 898

Prerequisites: Permission.

Specific topic to be covered in any given semester and credit to be awarded to be determined by the instructor at that time.

Description: Language, literature, and civilization.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE: