French (FREN)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

FREN 1210

FREN 1210-FREN 1220 is a two-semester sequence.  FREN 1210 is the first half of the sequence designed to provide a thorough grounding in French language and an introduction to intercultural competence.  ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5643FREN 1210  LEC 001

    • M
    • Menard, C

  • Students must enroll in one lecture and one discussion. This course is a beginner French course intended for students with no experience in French. Students who have previously studied French must have an LPF score lower than 37, or SAT II lower than 410.

  •  5644FREN 1210  LEC 002

    • M
    • Menard, C

  • Students must enroll in one lecture and one discussion. This course is a beginner French course intended for students with no experience in French. Students who have previously studied French must have an LPF score lower than 37, or SAT II lower than 410.

  •  5645FREN 1210  DIS 201

    • TWRF
    • Menard, C

  •  5646FREN 1210  DIS 202

    • TWRF
    • Tissot, D

  •  5647FREN 1210  DIS 203

    • TWRF
    • Staff

  •  5648FREN 1210  DIS 204

    • TWRF
    • Staff

  •  5649FREN 1210  DIS 205

    • TWRF
    • Staff

  •  5650FREN 1210  DIS 206

    • TWRF
    • Staff

  •  5651FREN 1210  DIS 207

    • TWRF
    • Staff

FREN 1230

FREN 1230 is an all-skills course designed to improve oral communication, listening comprehension, and reading ability; to establish a groundwork for correct writing; and to provide a substantial grammar ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5652FREN 1230  SEM 101

    • MWRF
    • Staff

  • Prerequisite: French 1220 or an LPF score 45-55 or SAT II 490-590. Recommended courses after French 1230: French 2080 or 2090.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5653FREN 1230  SEM 102

    • MWRF
    • Staff

  • Prerequisite: French 1220 or an LPF score 45-55 or SAT II 490-590. Recommended courses after French 1230: French 2080 or 2090.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5654FREN 1230  SEM 103

    • MWRF
    • Glidja, F

  • Prerequisite: French 1220 or an LPF score 45-55 or SAT II 490-590. Recommended courses after French 1230: French 2080 or 2090.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5655FREN 1230  SEM 104

    • MWRF
    • Glidja, F

  • Prerequisite: French 1220 or an LPF score 45-55 or SAT II 490-590. Recommended courses after French 1230: French 2080 or 2090.

FREN 2080

This intermediate conversation and composition French course is designed for students interested in business fields such as Hospitality, Business Management, and Marketing, those looking for an internship ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16402FREN 2080  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Glidja, F

  • Prerequisite: FREN 1230, LPF score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680, or AP French language 4, or CASE Q. Recommended courses after FREN 2080: FREN 2092 or FREN 2095

FREN 2090

This intermediate-level course is designed for students who want to focus on their speaking and writing skills. Emphasis is placed on strengthening of grammar skills, expansion of vocabulary and discourse ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6064FREN 2090  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Torea, T

  • Prerequisite: French 1230, LPF Score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680, or AP French language 4, or CASE Q. Recommended courses after French 2090: French 2092, 2095, or 2310. Students who have taken French 2090 are not eligible to take French 2080 for credit.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6065FREN 2090  SEM 102

    • MWF
    • Torea, T

  • Prerequisite: French 1230, LPF Score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680, or AP French language 4, or CASE Q. Recommended courses after French 2090: French 2092, 2095, or 2310. Students who have taken French 2090 are not eligible to take French 2080 for credit.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6066FREN 2090  SEM 103

    • MWF
    • Staff

  • Prerequisite: French 1230, LPF Score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680, or AP French language 4, or CASE Q. Recommended courses after French 2090: French 2092, 2095, or 2310. Students who have taken French 2090 are not eligible to take French 2080 for credit.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6067FREN 2090  SEM 104

    • MWF
    • Staff

  • Prerequisite: French 1230, LPF Score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680, or AP French language 4, or CASE Q. Recommended courses after French 2090: French 2092, 2095, or 2310. Students who have taken French 2090 are not eligible to take French 2080 for credit.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6068FREN 2090  SEM 105

    • MWF
    • Staff

  • Prerequisite: French 1230, LPF Score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680, or AP French language 4, or CASE Q. Recommended courses after French 2090: French 2092, 2095, or 2310. Students who have taken French 2090 are not eligible to take French 2080 for credit.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8863FREN 2090  SEM 106

    • MWF
    • Staff

  • Prerequisite: French 1230, LPF Score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680, or AP French language 4, or CASE Q. Recommended courses after French 2090: French 2092, 2095, or 2310. Students who have taken French 2090 are not eligible to take French 2080 for credit.

FREN 2091

This one-credit course is focused on oral communication in French; to take this course students must be concurrently enrolled in FREN 2090.  Because the course is designed especially to encourage students ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  •  8105FREN 2091  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Must be concurrently enrolled in FREN 2080, 2090, or 2095.

FREN 2095

This advanced-intermediate course is highly recommended for students planning to study abroad as it aims to develop the writing and speaking skills needed to function in a French speaking university ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8053FREN 2095  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Tissot, D

  • Prerequisites: FREN 2080 or 2090, or CASE Q+. Recommended courses after FREN 2095:FREN 2180, FREN 2310 or FREN 2320

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8054FREN 2095  SEM 102

    • MWF
    • Tissot, D

  • Prerequisites: FREN 2080 or 2090, or CASE Q+. Recommended courses after FREN 2095:FREN 2180, FREN 2310 or FREN 2320

FREN 2180

In this course, furthering oral communication skills and writing skills is emphasized.  A comprehensive review of fundamental and advanced grammatical structures is integrated with short stories, literary ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8166FREN 2180  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Torea, T

  • Prerequisites: FREN 2095 or CASE Q++, FREN 2310 or FREN 2320 may also be taken concurrently with FREN 2180.

FREN 2270

This course will consider the Château of Versailles as an index of modern French civilization from its political and aesthetic origins at the court of Louis XIV to the present. The course will examine ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16419FREN 2270  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Greenberg, M

  • Conducted in English.

FREN 2310

This course, designed to follow FREN 2095, introduces students to an array of literary and visual material from the French and Francophone world.  It aims to develop students' proficiency in critical writing ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7774FREN 2310  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Staff

  • Prerequisites: FREN 2095 or CASE Q++. Recommended courses after FREN 2310; any 3000- level literature, or cultural courses.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7775FREN 2310  SEM 102

    • TR
    • Vallois, M

  • Prerequisites: FREN 2095 or CASE Q++ or permission of instructor. Recommended courses after FREN 2310; any 3000- level literature, or cultural courses.

FREN 2860

In the turbulent and violent years from 1789 to 1815, France experienced virtually every form of government known to the modern world. This course explores the rapidly changing political landscape of this ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: HIST 2860

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16756FREN 2860  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Friedland, P

  • 16757FREN 2860  DIS 201

    • W
    • Staff

  • 16758FREN 2860  DIS 202

    • W
    • Staff

  • 16759FREN 2860  DIS 203

    • W
    • Staff

  • 16760FREN 2860  DIS 204

    • W
    • Staff

FREN 3120

Part theory, part textual analysis, and part creative writing, this course aims to help students develop a richer, more nuanced understanding and command of both the spoken and written language.  As students ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 16403FREN 3120  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Alkire, T

  • Prerequisites: FREN 2180 or CASE Q++.

FREN 3410

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18424FREN 3410  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Staff

  • Prerequisites: FREN 2310 or permission of instructor.

FREN 3485

Beginning in the early days of silent cinema, a rich tradition of what are called "city films," combines technological innovation with the exploration of specific urban spaces.  Students in this class ... view course details

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  • 17597FREN 3485  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Keller, P

      Lawless, C

FREN 3730

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17883FREN 3730  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Howie, C

FREN 3770

Practice makes perfect, the old saying goes, but the nature of that connection remains opaque.  This course, conducted in English and intended as a sequel to FREN 3540 - On Paying Attention, gives students ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MEDVL 3760RELST 3770

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17501FREN 3770  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Howie, C

FREN 3780

When Jean-Jacques Rousseau introduced the concept of the "general will" in his classic text The Social Contract, he made what was then an unprecedented and scandalous claim: that the people as a whole, ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 3780GOVT 3786

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17214FREN 3780  SEM 101

    • TR
    • McNulty, T

  • Conducted in English.

FREN 3840

The Second World War and the Occupation of France by German forces had a traumatic impact on the nation's identity.  We will examine the way France has tried to deal with this conflicted period through ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 3891

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16409FREN 3840  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Greenberg, M

  • Conducted in English. There will be weekly film viewings.

FREN 4190

Guided independent study of special topics. view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6125FREN 4190  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Dubreuil, L

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6126FREN 4190  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Greenberg, M

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7239FREN 4190  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Howie, C

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17312FREN 4190  IND 604

    • TBA
    • McNulty, T

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17313FREN 4190  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Vallois, M

FREN 4285

This course gives students a comprehensive overview of the Old French language and intensive practice reading medieval texts in the original. Students will also gain familiarity with the principal research ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MEDVL 4285

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16416FREN 4285  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Alkire, T

  • Prerequisites: Reading knowledge of French.

FREN 4290

Consult director of undergraduate studies for more information. view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6074FREN 4290  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Dubreuil, L

  • Year-long course. R grade given at end of the semester and final letter grade at end of the spring. Open to juniors and seniors.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  8637FREN 4290  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Greenberg, M

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  8638FREN 4290  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Howie, C

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  • 17316FREN 4290  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • McNulty, T

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  • 17317FREN 4290  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Vallois, M

FREN 4745

The course will propose a parallel reading of some of the most famous texts of romantic literature with texts less known in order to develop and challenge both the canon of literary history but also to ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16467FREN 4745  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Vallois, M

  • Conducted in French.

FREN 4910

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18421FREN 4910  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Staff

FREN 6390

Guided independent study for graduate students. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6127FREN 6390  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Dubreuil, L

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6128FREN 6390  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Greenberg, M

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7241FREN 6390  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Howie, C

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17321FREN 6390  IND 604

    • TBA
    • McNulty, T

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17322FREN 6390  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Vallois, M

FREN 6830

This course offers an opportunity to read (in French) some large sections of Marcel Proust's celebrated masterwork À larecherche du temps perdu. We'll read extensive excerpts from every single volume of ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16472FREN 6830  SEM 101

    • M
    • Dubreuil, L

  • Conducted in French.