French (FREN)

FREN 8036  ADVANCED FRENCH CONVERSATION (3 credits)

Oral practice employing complex and sophisticated conversational structures in formal speeches and discussions of readings. (Cross-listed with FREN 4030).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Not open to non-degree graduate students.

FREN 8046  ADVANCED FRENCH COMPOSITION AND STYLISTICS (3 credits)

Advanced grammatical principles, composition, and sylistics. (Cross-listed with FREN 4040).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): FREN 3040 or departmental permission, and English 1160. Not open to non-degree graduate students.

FREN 8056  SEMINAR IN THE CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION OF QUEBEC (3-6 credits)

Resident study in Quebec City, Quebec, with emphasis on total immersion in the language, homestays, intensive classroom instruction and cultural activities. Summer, 5-week term, 5 hours daily. (Cross-listed with FREN 4050).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): FREN 2120 or departmental permission. Not open to non-degree graduate students.

FREN 8156  CONTEMPORARY FRENCH NOVEL (3 credits)

Selected contemporary French novels are analyzed and discussed. (Cross-listed with FREN 4150).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): FREN 3150 and FREN 3160, or departmental permission. Not open to non-degree graduate students.

FREN 8176  CONTEMPORARY FRENCH THEATER (3 credits)

Selected contemporary French plays are analyzed and discussed.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): FREN 3150 and FREN 3160, or departmental permission. Not open to non-degree graduate students.

FREN 8226  THE STRUCTURE OF FRENCH (3 credits)

A survey of the linguistic structure of modern French, including phonology, morphology, and syntax. (Cross-listed with FREN 4220).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): FREN 3040 and FREN 4610. Not open to non-degree graduate students.

FREN 8440  SEMINAR: FRENCH COMPOSITION (3 credits)

This course provides opportunities for students to refine their composition skills in French through extensive writing workshops and peer editing. Computer applications to composition will be employed.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Admission to the Graduate College.

FREN 8866  MODERN FRENCH WOMEN AUTHORS (3 credits)

A comparative treatment of works by women in contemporary and recent French literature; the "feminine" perspective on society, politics and human values as expressed in those works. (Cross-listed with FREN 4860).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): FREN 3150 or FREN 3160, or departmental permission. Not open to non-degree graduate students.

FREN 8900  FRENCH INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-3 credits)

Specifically planned projects and readings in a well-defined field of French literature or linguistics carried out under the supervision of a member of the foreign languages faculty holding graduate faculty status.

FREN 8906  INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-3 credits)

Specially planned readings in a well-defined field of literature, carried out under the supervision of a member of the foreign language faculty. Designed primarily for the student who has need of work not currently available in the departmental offerings and who has demonstrated capability of working independently. May be repeated for credit once. (Cross-listed with FREN 4900).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Permission of the instructor, junior or senior standing, and no incompletes outstanding. Not open to non-degree graduate students.

FREN 8956  PRO-SEMINAR: LITERATURE AND/OR FILM (3 credits)

This course is dedicated to the study of a narrow field of the literature and/or cinema of the Francophone world. (Cross-listed with FREN 4950).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Graduate student status.

FREN 8966  PRO-SEMINAR: CULTURE AND SOCIETY (3 credits)

This course will address narrow field of study of the civilization, history, film, contemporary culture, art, politics, and or cultural studies of the Francophone world. (Cross-listed with FREN 4960).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): FREN 3030, FREN 3040, and FREN 3060

FREN 8976  PRO-SEMINAR: LINGUISTICS AND LANGUAGE FOR THE PROFESSIONS (3 credits)

This course will address a narrow field of study of linguistics, translation/interpretation or the professional language of the Francophone world. (Cross-listed with FREN 4970).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Graduate student status.