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French Courses (FRE)

Courses for Advanced Undergraduates & Graduate Students

507 Teaching French through French Literature (3:3)

Pr. 353 or departmental permission

For upper-level majors and graduate students who plan to teach French.

Strategies for teaching the French language through its literature. All major genres represented.

511 The Theory and Practice of French Translation (3:3)

Pr. 315 or permission of instructor

An exploration of the theory and practice of translation from and into French.

532 French and Francophone Civilization and Culture (3:3)

Pr. 331, 332, or 496, or permission of instructor

Study of the vast heritage of French civilization. Discovery of the historical, geographical, sociological, political, cultural, and artistic life of France and the Francophone world.

553 Topics in French Literary Movements (3:3)

Pr. 353 or departmental permission

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

In-depth study of a major literary trend: mannerism, classicism, realism, naturalism, and others.

554 Topics in French Prose Fiction (3:3)

Pr. 353 or departmental permission

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Studies in prose fiction—roman, conte, nouvelle, etc.—through a variety of critical and historical approaches, each topic focusing on one such approach.

555 Topics in French Poetry (3:3)

Pr. 353 or departmental permission

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Studies in French poetry through a variety of critical and historical approaches.

556 Topics in French Theatre (3:3)

Pr. 353 or departmental permission

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Studies in French theatre through a variety of critical and historical approaches.

557 Advanced Topics in French Literature (3:3)

Pr. 353 or departmental permission

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Nontraditional perspectives on literature in the French language: thematic topics, and others.

558 Topics in Francophone Literature (3:3)

Pr. 353 or departmental permission

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Studies in Francophone literature through a variety of aspects or genres, each topic focusing on one such aspect or genre.

561 The Auteur Director (3:2:3)

Pr. MST 171 or departmental permission

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Works of an individual film director. Subject differs from offering to offering. (Same as ITA 517 and SPA 561)

562 Studies in Film Genre (3:2:3)

Pr. MST 171 or departmental permission

May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Technical, dramatic, social, and rhetorical dimensions of a film genre or genres. Subject differs from offering to offering. (Same as ITA 518 and SPA 562)

599 Community-Based Service Learning in Francophone Studies (3:1:9)

Pr. 15 s.h. of course work in French at the 300 level or above; minimum 3.0 GPA (overall and in major); and permission of the instructor

Field experience for French graduate students, French majors and minors, and advanced French undergraduates requiring interaction/active language use with Francophone immigrant families in the community. (Fall and/or Spring)

Please refer to The Graduate School Bulletin for additional graduate-level courses.