French (FREN)Arts and Sciences

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FREN 1220

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

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5826FREN 1220  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisites: FREN 1210, or SAT II 410-480, or LPF 37-44. At the end of FREN 1220, students who score lower than 56 on the LPF take 1230, those with 56 or higher may enter the 2000-level sequence.

  •  5827FREN 1220  LEC 002

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  • Prerequisites: FREN 1210, or SAT II 410-480, or LPF 37-44. At the end of FREN 1220, students who score lower than 56 on the LPF take 1230, those with 56 or higher may enter the 2000-level sequence.

  •  5828FREN 1220  DIS 201

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  •  5829FREN 1220  DIS 202

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  •  5830FREN 1220  DIS 203

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  •  5831FREN 1220  DIS 204

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  •  5832FREN 1220  DIS 205

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FREN 1230

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5799FREN 1230  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisites: FREN 1220 or an LPF score 45-55 or SAT II 490-590. Recommended courses after Fren 1230: FREN 2060 or 2090.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5800FREN 1230  SEM 102

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  • Prerequisites: FREN 1220 or an LPF score 45-55 or SAT II 490-590. Recommended courses after Fren 1230: FREN 2060 or 2090.

FREN 1303

For centuries, misfits and outcasts have chosen poetry as their mode of expression.  In this course, we will explore the ways in which poems and songs can serve as a form of subversion, protest, or refusal ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17374FREN 1303  SEM 101

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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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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5804FREN 2090  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisites: FREN 1230, LPF score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680. Recommended courses after FREN 2090: FREN 2100, 2190, or 2310. Students who have taken FREN 2090 are not eligible to take FREN 2060 for credit.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5805FREN 2090  SEM 102

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  • Prerequisites: FREN 1230, LPF score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680. Recommended courses after FREN 2090: FREN 2100, 2190, or 2210. Students who have taken FREN 2090 are not eligible to take FREN 2060 for credit.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5806FREN 2090  SEM 103

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  • Prerequisites: FREN 1230, LPF score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680. Recommended courses after FREN 2090: FREN 2100, 2190, or 2210. Students who have taken FREN 2090 are not eligible to take FREN 2060 for credit.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5807FREN 2090  SEM 104

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  • Prerequisites: FREN 1230, LPF score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680. Recommended courses after FREN 2090: FREN 2100, 2190, or 2210. Students who have taken FREN 2090 are not eligible to take FREN 2060 for credit.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5808FREN 2090  SEM 105

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  • Prerequisites: FREN 1230, LPF score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680. Recommended courses after FREN 2090: FREN 2100, 2190, or 2210. Students who have taken FREN 2090 are not eligible to take FREN 2060 for credit.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8554FREN 2090  SEM 106

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FREN 2100

This intermediate level course focuses on accent reduction. Students will learn how to transcribe French sounds while simultaneously engaging in systematic listening and pronunciation exercises. The exercises ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  5823FREN 2100  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisites: FREN 2060 or 2090 or higher, CASE Q+. This course can not serve to fulfill the language requirement.

FREN 2190

This course emphasizes conversation based on short stories, poems, a play, a novel, cartoons, newspaper articles, short videos, and oral presentations by students. The goals of improving grammatical accuracy ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5811FREN 2190  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisites: FREN 2060 or 2090, or CASE Q+. May be taken concurrently with FREN 2310, Recommended course after FREN 2190: FREN 2310.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5812FREN 2190  SEM 102

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  • Prerequisites: FREN 2060 or 2090, or CASE Q+. May be taken concurrently with FREN 2210, Recommended course after FREN 2190: FREN 2210,3010, or 3050.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8105FREN 2190  SEM 103

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FREN 2310

This course, designed to follow FREN 2190, 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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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15728FREN 2310  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisites: FREN 2190 or CASE Q+. Recommended courses after FREN 2310: any 3000 - level language, literature, or culture course.

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15729FREN 2310  SEM 102

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FREN 2400

This course introduces students to one of the major concerns of the literature, art, and religious thought of western Europe between roughly 400 and 1400 AD: transformation. We'll begin with Ovid and Apuleius, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: MEDVL 2400

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15730FREN 2400  SEM 101

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  • Conducted in English.

FREN 3010

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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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5803FREN 3010  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisites: FREN 2190 or CASE Q++. Recommended courses after FREN 3010: FREN 2310,3120 or above. May be taken concurrently with FREN 2310. Students who have taken FREN 3050 are not eligible to take FREN 3010 for credit.

FREN 3050

This language course provides students with opportunities to further develop their written and oral communication, as well as their listening and reading skills, through the use of French contemporary ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8564FREN 3050  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisites: FREN 2190 or CASE Q++. Recommended courses after FREN 3050: FREN 2310, 3120 or above. FREN 2310 may also be taken concurrently with FREN 3050. Students who have taken FREN 3010 are not eligible to take FREN 3050 for credit.

FREN 3400

This course is conceived as a critical introduction to a cultural and political debate that appeared in the years of Mitterrand's France and reached its climax in the last decade.  It will focus on a French ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15737FREN 3400  SEM 101

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  • Prerequisites: FREN 2310 or CASE Q++, or permission of instructor.

FREN 3430

If traveling and travel journals are not a new phenomenon, their popularity has considerably increased, and travel literature has taken new forms with the development of new technologies such as travel ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16544FREN 3430  SEM 001

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  • Prerequisites: FREN 2310 or CASE Q++

FREN 3470

This course will trace the changing character of the outsider in French cinema from early realist film to the present day. In opposition to the dominant bourgeois ideals of economic security and social ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15738FREN 3470  SEM 101

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  • Conducted in English with optional film discussion section in French depending on students knowledge of the language.

FREN 3620

This course explores networks of culture and power that develop over the course of the sixteenth century, from the beginning of the Reformation to the Wars of Religion that swept through the continent.  ... view course details

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  • 16334FREN 3620  LEC 001

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  • 16335FREN 3620  DIS 201

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  • 16336FREN 3620  DIS 202

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  • 16337FREN 3620  DIS 203

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  • 16338FREN 3620  DIS 204

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FREN 4180

This interdisciplinary seminar would like to offer new hypotheses on the ways poetry is understood and experienced by a reader's mind. Our methodology, while non-reductionist, will take into account the ... view course details

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  • 15732FREN 4180  SEM 101

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  • Conducted in English.

FREN 4200

Guided independent study of special topics. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5824FREN 4200  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Dubreuil, L

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  • Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7385FREN 4200  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Howie, C

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  • Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7386FREN 4200  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Long, K

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  • Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7767FREN 4200  IND 604

    • TBA
    • McNulty, T

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  • Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7768FREN 4200  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Molinie, M

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  • Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

FREN 4290

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

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  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  • 16328FREN 4290  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Migiel, M

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FREN 4300

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5798FREN 4300  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Howie, C

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  • Year-long course. R grade given at end of the fall semester and final letter grade at end of the spring semester. Open to juniors and seniors. Consult the director of honors program for more information.

FREN 4340

Merging the methodologies of cultural history, religious anthropology and psychology, this seminar will analyze the presence of ghosts in the scientific discourse, cultural practices and literature of ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: FREN 6340

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15754FREN 4340  SEM 101

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  • Conducted in French.

FREN 6180

This interdisciplinary seminar would like to offer new hypotheses on the ways poetry is understood and experienced by a reader's mind. Our methodology, while non-reductionist, will take into account the ... view course details

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  • 15739FREN 6180  SEM 101

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  • Conducted in English.

FREN 6280

A number of influential thinkers have contested in recent years the so-called "linguistic turn" in twentieth century thought, and in particular the assumption that the "finitude" or decompletion of language ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 6782

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15756FREN 6280  SEM 101

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  • Conducted in English.

FREN 6310

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18259FREN 6310  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Long, K

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FREN 6340

Merging the methodologies of cultural history, religious anthropology and psychology, this seminar will analyze the presence of ghosts in the scientific discourse, cultural practices and literature of ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: FREN 4340

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15755FREN 6340  SEM 101

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  • Conducted in French.

FREN 6400

Guided independent study for graduate students. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5802FREN 6400  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Dubreuil, L

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  • Permission of instructor required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7353FREN 6400  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Howie, C

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  • Permission of instructor required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7354FREN 6400  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Long, K

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  • Permission of instructor required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7769FREN 6400  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Howie, C

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  • Permission of instructor required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7770FREN 6400  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Molinie, M

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  • Permission of instructor required.