French (FREN)Arts and Sciences

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FREN 1220

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

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5610FREN 1220  LEC 001

  • 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.

  •  5611FREN 1220  LEC 002

  • 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.

  •  5612FREN 1220  DIS 201

  •  5613FREN 1220  DIS 202

  • 15842FREN 1220  DIS 203

  •  5614FREN 1220  DIS 204

  •  5615FREN 1220  DIS 205

  •  8230FREN 1220  DIS 206

  •  8614FREN 1220  DIS 207

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

  •  5590FREN 1230  SEM 101

  • 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

  •  5591FREN 1230  SEM 102

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

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

  •  8615FREN 2090  SEM 101

  • Prerequisites: FREN 1230, LPF score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680; or AP French language 4 or CASE Q. 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

  •  5593FREN 2090  SEM 102

  • Prerequisites: FREN 1230, LPF score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680; or AP French language 4 or CASE Q. 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

  •  5594FREN 2090  SEM 103

  • Prerequisites: FREN 1230, LPF score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680; or AP French language 4 or CASE Q. 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

  •  5595FREN 2090  SEM 104

  • Prerequisites: FREN 1230, LPF score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680; or AP French language 4 or CASE Q. 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

  •  5596FREN 2090  SEM 105

  • Prerequisites: FREN 1230, LPF score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680; or AP French language 4 or CASE Q. 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

  •  7663FREN 2090  SEM 106

  • Prerequisites: FREN 1230, LPF score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680; or AP French language 4 or CASE Q. 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.

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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  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  •  8416FREN 2091  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Must be concurrently enrolled in FREN 2090.

FREN 2095

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

  •  5597FREN 2095  SEM 101

  • Prerequisites: FREN 2060 or 2090, or CASE Q+. Recommended course after FREN 2095: FREN 2310.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5598FREN 2095  SEM 102

  • Prerequisites: FREN 2060 or 2090, or CASE Q+. Recommended course after FREN 2095: FREN 2310.

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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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8832FREN 2180  SEM 101

  • Prerequisites: FREN 2095 or CASE Q++. FREN 2310 may also be taken concurrently with FREN 2180. Students who have taken FREN 2181 are not eligible to take FREN 2180 for credit.

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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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7867FREN 2310  SEM 101

  • Prerequisites: FREN 2095 or CASE Q++.

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7868FREN 2310  SEM 102

  • Prerequisites: FREN 2095 or CASE Q++.

FREN 3160

In this course, both seminar and workshop, students discuss writing about translation, mostly in French, and practice translating from French to English.  The theoretical texts studied represent a variety ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15843FREN 3160  SEM 101

  • Prerequisites: FREN 2310

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

  •  7869FREN 3400  SEM 101

  • Prerequisites: FREN 2310 or CASE Q++, 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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  • 16329FREN 3485  SEM 101

FREN 3520

This course will offer an historical overview of responses to bodily and cognitive difference.  What was the status of the monster, the freak, the abnormal, the (dis)abled, and how are all of these concepts ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: FGSS 3520

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15844FREN 3520  SEM 101

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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  •   Combined with: COML 3891

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15846FREN 3840  SEM 101

  • There will be bi-weekly film viewings.

FREN 4200

Guided independent study of special topics. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5608FREN 4200  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Dubreuil, L

  • Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6896FREN 4200  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Greenberg, M

  • Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6897FREN 4200  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Howie, C

  • Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7168FREN 4200  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Long, K

  • Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7169FREN 4200  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Molinie, M

  • Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8233FREN 4200  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Vallois, M

  • Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

FREN 4300

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

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5589FREN 4300  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Dubreuil, L

  • 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.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15848FREN 4300  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Greenberg, M

  • 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.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15849FREN 4300  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Howie, C

  • 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.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15850FREN 4300  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Long, K

  • 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.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15851FREN 4300  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Molinie, M

  • 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.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15852FREN 4300  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Vallois, M

  • 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 4375

In the last decades, "Holocaust Studies" witnessed an extraordinary expansion, covering different fields of scholarship, from history to literature, from philosophy to aesthetics.  This seminar will retrace ... view course details

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  • 16869FREN 4375  SEM 101

FREN 4690

This course offers an introduction to Romanticism, as it develops in France and beyond, from the late 18th century to the early 1860s.  While the focus will be on literature, we will also consider other ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15853FREN 4690  SEM 101

FREN 4712

The class is a continuation to reading and interpreting women's stories as they are  represented, written, at times erased before being recovered in French and Francophone history and cultures.  The course ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15854FREN 4712  SEM 101

  • Prerequisites: FREN 2310, or permission of instructor.

FREN 4730

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16324FREN 4730  SEM 101

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

FREN 4780

This seminar aims at studying the relationship between madness, alienation, creativity, and emancipation, by analyzing autobiographical narratives coming from both madmen and madwomen as well as writers. ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15855FREN 4780  SEM 101

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

FREN 6190

This research seminar offers an overall reassessment of literary reading, at the crossroads of philosophy and literary theory, with an additional interest in (cognitive) psychology.  The emphasis being ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15878FREN 6190  SEM 101

FREN 6300

Designed for those with little or no background in French. Aims primarily to develop skill in reading French. Covers grammar basics, extensive vocabulary, and strategies for reading in a foreign language. ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8231FREN 6300  SEM 101

  • Course limited to graduate students only.

FREN 6375

In the last decades, "Holocaust Studies" witnessed an extraordinary expansion, covering different fields of scholarship, from history to literature, from philosophy to aesthetics.  This seminar will retrace ... view course details

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  • 16870FREN 6375  SEM 101

FREN 6400

Guided independent study for graduate students. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5592FREN 6400  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Dubreuil, L

  • Permission of instructor required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6870FREN 6400  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Greenberg, M

  • Permission of instructor required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6871FREN 6400  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Howie, C

  • Permission of instructor required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7170FREN 6400  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Long, K

  • Permission of instructor required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7171FREN 6400  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Molinie, M

  • Permission of instructor required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8232FREN 6400  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Vallois, M

  • Permission of instructor required.