French (FREN)Arts and Sciences

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

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

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5432FREN 1220  LEC 001

    • M
    • Tissot, D

  • 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.

  •  5433FREN 1220  LEC 002

    • M
    • Tissot, D

  • 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.

  •  5434FREN 1220  DIS 201

    • TWRF
    • Tissot, D

  •  5435FREN 1220  DIS 202

    • TWRF
    • Torea, T

  •  8170FREN 1220  DIS 203

    • TWRF
    • Tien, S

  •  5436FREN 1220  DIS 204

    • TWRF
    • Kwong, K

  •  5437FREN 1220  DIS 205

    • TWRF
    • Picheta, A

  •  7665FREN 1220  DIS 206

    • TWRF
    • Picheta, A

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5414FREN 1230  SEM 101

    • TWRF
    • Torea, T

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5415FREN 1230  SEM 102

    • TWRF
    • Torea, T

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

  • 16378FREN 2080  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Glidja, F

  • Prerequisites: FREN 1230, LPF score 56-64; SAT II 600-680; AP French language 4 or CASE Q. Students who have taken FREN 2080 are not eligible to take FREN 2090 for credit.

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

  •  7878FREN 2090  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Caswell, P

  • 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 2095. Students who have taken FREN 2090 are not eligible to take FREN 2080 for credit.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5417FREN 2090  SEM 102

    • MWF
    • Gibbs, R

  • 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 2095. Students who have taken FREN 2090 are not eligible to take FREN 2080 for credit.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5418FREN 2090  SEM 103

    • MWF
    • Glidja, F

  • 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 2095. Students who have taken FREN 2090 are not eligible to take FREN 2080 for credit.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5419FREN 2090  SEM 104

    • MWF
    • Glidja, F

  • 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 2095. Students who have taken FREN 2090 are not eligible to take FREN 2080 for credit.

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: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5421FREN 2095  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Menard, C

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

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5422FREN 2095  SEM 102

    • MWF
    • Menard, C

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

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

  •  7374FREN 2310  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Finielz, E

  • Prerequisites: FREN 2095 or CASE Q++. Recommended courses after FREN 2310: any 3000 level literature or culture course

FREN 2320

This course designed to follow FREN 2095, introduces students to key cinematic techniques used in analysis of films and to major movements in the twentieth century French cinema.  Students will view a ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8771FREN 2320  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Menard, C

  • Prerequisites: FREN 2095 or CASE Q++ or permission of instructor. Recommended courses after FREN 2320: any 3000 level literature or culture course

FREN 2600

Some celebrate the Enlightenment for its foundational precepts of liberty, reason, and progress, whereas others criticize it for entrenching exclusionary principles and promoting a totalizing worldview. ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17112FREN 2600  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Schoene, A

  • Prerequisites: FREN 2095 or CASE Q++, or permission of instructor. Recommended courses after FREN 2600; any 3000 level literature course

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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8171FREN 3160  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Alkire, T

  • 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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7376FREN 3400  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Molinie, M

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

FREN 3660

This course focuses on after life, survival, death, memory narratives, liminal spaces, memorial traces and indigenous memory, by writers and visual artists from the Francophone world presented through ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17847FREN 3660  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Kherbi, S

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

FREN 4030

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FREN 6030

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17845FREN 4030  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Kherbi, S

FREN 4200

Guided independent study of special topics. view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5430FREN 4200  IND 601

    • TBA
    • McNulty, T

  • Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6628FREN 4200  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Molinie, M

  • Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

FREN 4225

From 1857 up to 1870, a series of bodily seizures erupted in Morzine, a village in the Alps. They affected first adolescent girls, and then many women and some men. The crisis was attributed successively ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16379FREN 4225  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Molinie, M

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

FREN 4300

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

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5413FREN 4300  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • McNulty, T

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8174FREN 4300  RSC 702

    • 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.

FREN 4350

What kinds of poetry might be usefully characterized as "postcolonial" and what are the stakes of such a designation? How common, variable, translatable are values deemed "postcolonial" for particular ... view course details

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  • 17905FREN 4350  SEM 101

    • T
    • Monroe, J

  • Enrollment limited to: 15 students.

FREN 6030

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FREN 4030

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17846FREN 6030  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Kherbi, S

  • Conducted in French.

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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7666FREN 6300  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Alkire, T

  • Course limited to graduate students only.

FREN 6350

What kinds of poetry might be usefully characterized as "postcolonial" and what are the stakes of such a designation? How common, variable, translatable are values deemed "postcolonial" for particular ... view course details

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  • 18171FREN 6350  SEM 101

    • T
    • Monroe, J

FREN 6400

Guided independent study for graduate students. view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5416FREN 6400  IND 601

    • TBA
    • McNulty, T

  • Permission of instructor required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6602FREN 6400  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Molinie, M

  • Permission of instructor required.

FREN 6580

This seminar will offer a critical examination of the literature of perversion (sadism, masochism, fetishism), with readings drawn from major texts of the libertine or S/M traditions (Sade, Sacher-Masoch, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 6784

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17127FREN 6580  SEM 101

    • T
    • McNulty, T

  • Conducted in English.