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French (FR)

FR 401 (IL) Advanced Oral Communication (3) Emphasis on speaking and listening comprehension through discussion of current issues, using journalistic materials.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: FR 201, FR 202  

FR 402Y (IL) Advanced Grammar and Writing (3) Advanced study of the structure of the French language. Intensive essay writing.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: FR 201, FR 202  

FR 409 (IL) Commercial and Technical Translation (3) Translation from English to French of commercial and technical materials; vocabulary building; writing of abstracts and summaries.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: FR 402Y  

FR 410 (IL) French Press (3) Extensive readings of selected french daily and weekly newspapers and magazines, along with newscast viewings.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: FR 331 orFR 332  

FR 417 (IL) French Phonology (3) A formal study of the sound pattern of French.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: FR 201, FR 202  

FR 418 (IL) French Syntax (3) A formal theory of word order and related issues in French grammar.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: FR 201 andFR 202  

FR 419 French Semantics (3) The study of meaning in human language with a special focus on how it is encoded in French.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: FR 316  

FR 426Y (IL) French Literature of the Renaissance (3) Survey of key texts from sixteenth century France, with attention to historical and philosophical currents of French social thought.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: FR 351 orFR 352  

FR 430 (IL) Contemporary France (3) Study of contemporary French society, politics, and culture from 1870 to the present.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

FR 436 (IL) French and Francophone Theater (3) French Theater: From "classical unities: to Contemporary Performances.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: FR 351 orFR 352  

FR 440 (IL) Teaching of Romance Languages (3) Theories of second language acquisition. Current classroom practices in the teaching of Romance languages.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: 15 credits beyond the elementary level  

FR 445Y (IL) Self and Society in Eighteenth-Century France (3) The changing relationship of the individual to society in pre-Revolutionary France will be explored in texts by major writers.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: FR 351 . Prerequisite or concurrent:FR 352  

FR 452Y (IL) Nineteenth-Century French Literature (3) Selected readings in romanticism, realism, and symbolism, including Balzac, Stendhal, Sand, Baudelaire, and others, with emphasis on cultural issues.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: FR 351 orFR 352  

FR 453Y (IL) La Belle Epoque: Politics, Society, and Culture in France, 1880-1914 (3) Interdisciplinary perspectives on the politics, society, and culture of France, 1880-1914.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: FR 351 orFR 352  

FR 458 (IL) African Literature of French Expression (3) Genesis of Franco-African literature in the 1930s; phases of the negritude movement; colonial and national literature.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: FR 351 orFR 352  

FR 460 (IL) Contemporary French Literature (3) Major authors and movements in French novel, drama, and poetry from Proust to the present.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: FR 351 orFR 352  

FR 470 (IL) Race and Gender Issues in Literatures in French (3) A critical presentation, taught in French, of changing ideas and values on race and gender in French and Francophone literatures.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: FR 351 orFR 352  

FR 475 Women's History in Post-Revolutionary France (3-6 per semester/maximum of 6) Women's history and creativity in post-revolutionary France.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: FR 332 orFR 352  

FR 487 (IL) Topics in French Film History and Theory I: 1895-1945 (3) Provide background needed to understand the broad outlines of French film history and theory in their first fifty years (1895-1945).
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: FR 351 andFR 352 orCOMM 250  

FR 488 (IL) Topics in French Film History and Theory II: 1945-2002 (3) Provide background needed to understand the broad outlines of French film history and theory in their second half-century (1945-2002).
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: FR 351 andFR 352 orCOMM 250  

FR 494 Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Summer 1994
 

FR 494H Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Fall 2007
 

FR 495 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Summer 1998
Prerequisite: prior approval of proposed assignment by instructor  

FR 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

FR 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

FR 499 (IL) Foreign Study--French (3-12) Advanced studies in French language and literature.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: FR 201, FR 202  

FR 501A Pro-Seminar in French Studies I (1.5) Professinoal and scholarly development in interdisciplinary French Studies.
Effective: Fall 2013
 

FR 501B Pro-Seminar in French Studies II (1.5 per semester/maximum of 3) Professional and scholarly development in interdisciplinary French Studies.
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: FR 501A  

FR 502 Introduction to French Linguistics (3) An overview of the major subfields of linguistics as they apply to the French language.
Effective: Spring 1997
 

FR 504 French Syntax (3) An in-depth study of sentence structure in the French language.
Effective: Fall 2004
 

FR 505 Semantics of French (3) An in-depth study of how meaning is computed based on French data.
Effective: Spring 2007
 

FR 510 Stylistique Avancee (3) An introduction to literary creativity through practice of textual analysis, interpretation, and to basic concepts of contemporary poetics.
Effective: Summer 1999
 

FR 529 Seminar in Renaissance Literature (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Intensive study of various French Renaissance writers in relation to selected artistic issues of the period.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

FR 530 La France Contemporaine (3) A comprehensive cross-sectional view of French society and its institutions since World War II.
Effective: Winter 1980
 

FR 531 Francophone Culture (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Concept of francophone; French minorities in Europe and North America; role of French language in Africa, Middle East, Far East.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

FR 533 Baroque Aesthetics in Seventeenth-Century French Literature and Intellectual History (3) Based on the Foucaldian notion of episteme, the course analyzes major literary texts and intellectual trends.
Effective: Fall 1999
 

FR 535 Texts and Performances (3) Based upon current theories of theater, the course focuses on problematics of French drama from the Seventeenth-Century to the present.
Effective: Summer 1999
 

FR 543 Seminar: Studies in the Enlightenment (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Discourse and thematic analysis of selected works of French Enlightenment genres: essay, drama, fiction, poetry.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

FR 545 Analysis of French Civilization (3 per semester/maximum of 6) French cultural aspects, other than language and literature, conducted in French with the collaboration of specialists outside the French department.
Effective: Summer 1990
 

FR 547 Modernism and Postmodernism (3-6) Interdisciplinary approaches to these concepts, with a focus on artistic and literary objects in the French context.
Effective: Spring 1994
Prerequisite: FR 545 orFR 571 orFR 580  

FR 558 African Novel in French (3) Development of novel in French from colonial era to independence; Africanization of genre with African verbal artforms.
Effective: Spring 1986
 

FR 559 Issues in Francophone Literatures (3) Diversity issues in Francophone literatures explored through various literary genres: variable focus may combine genre and topic.
Effective: Spring 1997
 

FR 562 French Romanticism and Realism (3) Romanticism, realism, and their variations in the context of social and political revolution.
Effective: Spring 1998
 

FR 564 Figures of Alterity in Nineteenth-Century French Literature (3) Representations of otherness in nineteenth-century French literature examined through race, gender, religion, and class paradigms.
Effective: Spring 1998
 

FR 565 Seminar: Nineteenth-Century Studies (1-6) Various nineteenth-century French writers considered in relation to selected esthetic and cultural problems raised during the period.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

FR 566 Women Writers in Nineteenth-Century France (3) Women's literary production in nineteenth-century France, including novels, poetry, travel narratives, children's literature, and essays.
Effective: Spring 1995
 

FR 569 Major Texts of Twentieth-Century French Literature (3-6) Established contemporary literary texts, figures, and aesthetic movements in various genres from Proust to Sartre and from Genet to Conde.
Effective: Summer 1999
 

FR 570 Modern French Poetry (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Exploration of the poetic genre and its diversification through poetic prose, free verse, and metaphorical narrative, from Baudelaire to Cixous.
Effective: Summer 1999
 

FR 571 French Literary Theory and Criticism (3) Major trends in contemporary theory and criticism from genre debates to socio-political approaches to literature, post-structuralism, deconstruction, and reception theories.
Effective: Summer 1999
 

FR 572 Seminar: Twentieth-Century French Literature (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Specialized consideration of contemporary writers; for advanced students.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

FR 574 French Folklore and Popular Culture (3) Historical survey of French folklore and popular culture, with an emphasis on the modern period.
Effective: Summer 1993
 

FR 580 Approaches to French Civilization (3) French interdisciplinary methods of cultural analysis and cultural history, with applications to French cultural artifacts.
Effective: Spring 1992
 

FR 581 Theory and Techniques of Teaching French (1-6) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

FR 589 (CMLIT 589, GER 589, SPAN 589) Technology in Foreign Language Education: An Overview (3) Approaches to the uses and research applications of multimedia and other educational technologies applied to the teaching of foreign languages. (also crosslisted with APLNG 589)
Effective: Spring 2004
 

FR 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

FR 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or term.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

FR 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

FR 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

FR 602 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3 per semester/maximum of 6) Activities to be included in the teaching assignment will be lecturing, leading discussions, conducting recitations, correcting and grading student papers and examinations.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

FR 603 Foreign Academic Experience (1-12) Foreign study and/or research constituting progress toward the degree at a foreign university.
Effective: Fall 1999
 

FR 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

FR 611 Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

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