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Top FR 111 FIRST-YEAR FRENCH (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Pronunciation, grammar, reading, writing, listening comprehension, speaking, conversation. Designed specifically for students with no prior training in French. Native and/or bilingual speakers of French will not receive credit for FR 111, FR 112, FR 113. Lec/rec. PREREQS: Simultaneous enrollment in FR 199 strongly recommended. FR 111, FR 112, FR 113 must be taken in order.

Top FR 112 FIRST-YEAR FRENCH (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Pronunciation, grammar, reading, writing, listening comprehension, speaking, conversation. Designed specifically for students with no prior training in French. Native and/or bilingual speakers of French will not receive credit for FR 111, FR 112, FR 113. Lec/rec. PREREQS: FR 111 [D-] or Placement Test X112(1) and simultaneous enrollment in FR 199 strongly recommended.

Top FR 113 FIRST-YEAR FRENCH (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Pronunciation, grammar, reading, writing, listening comprehension, speaking, conversation. Designed specifically for students with no prior training in French. Native and/or bilingual speakers of French will not receive credit for FR 111, FR 112, FR 113. Lec/rec. PREREQS: FR 112 [D-] or Placement Test X113(1) and simultaneous enrollment in FR 199 strongly recommended.

Top FR 121 SURVIVAL FRENCH FOR STUDENTS AND TRAVELERS (3) 
Provides practical linguistic tools for short stays in France. Basic conversation skills, pronunciation, introduction to French non-verbal language, as well as cultural tools, introduction to French etiquette, visual dictionary, and tips for avoiding cross-cultural misunderstandings common between Americans and the French.

Top FR 188 FRENCH STUDIES, FRENCH STUDY CENTERS (1-12) 
May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Section 1: Topics, French language. Section 2: Practical work (exercises). Section 3: Topics, French arts and letters. Section 4: Topics, France and French society. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.

Top FR 199 SPECIAL STUDIES (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
Conversation, pronunciation, vocabulary-building, etc. Supplements basic sequence FR 111, FR 112, FR 113. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top FR 211 SECOND-YEAR FRENCH (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Continued development of basic language skills, pronunciation, and vocabulary acquisition; introduction to extensive reading. Native and/or bilingual speakers of French will not receive credit for FR 211, FR 212, FR 213. Lec/rec. PREREQS: FR 113 [D-] or Placement Test X211(1) and simultaneous enrollment in FR 299 strongly recommended. FR 211, FR 212, FR 213 must be taken in order.

Top FR 212 SECOND-YEAR FRENCH (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Continued development of basic language skills, pronunciation, and vocabulary acquisition; introduction to extensive reading. Native and/or bilingual speakers of French will not receive credit for FR 211, FR 212, FR 213. Lec/rec. PREREQS: FR 211 [D-] or Placement Test X212(1) and simultaneous enrollment in FR 299 strongly recommended.

Top FR 213 SECOND-YEAR FRENCH (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Continued development of basic language skills, pronunciation, and vocabulary acquisition; introduction to extensive reading. Completion of FR 213 with a grade of C- or better satisfies BA requirement in foreign languages. Native and/or bilingual speakers of French will not receive credit for FR 211, FR 212, FR 213. Lec/rec. PREREQS: FR 212 [D-] or Placement Test X213(1) and simultaneous enrollment in FR 299 strongly recommended.

Top FR 288 FRENCH STUDIES, FRENCH STUDY CENTERS (1-12) 
May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Section 1: Topics, French language. Section 2: Practical work (exercises). Section 3: Topics, French arts and letters. Section 4: Topics, France and French society. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.

Top FR 299 SPECIAL STUDIES (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
Conversation, pronunciation, vocabulary-building, etc. Supplements basic sequence FR 211, FR 212, FR 213. May not be offered every year. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. See Schedule of Classes for current offerings and prerequisites. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top FR 311 THIRD-YEAR FRENCH (3)  Offered in current or future terms
A language-use course; primary emphasis on developing oral and written proficiency; extensive practice in speaking and writing. Grammar review; vocabulary study; written assignments including original compositions. Conducted in French. PREREQS: FR 213 and departmental approval. FR 311, FR 312, FR 313 must be taken in order.

Top FR 312 THIRD-YEAR FRENCH (3)  Offered in current or future terms
A language-use course; primary emphasis on developing oral and written proficiency; extensive practice in speaking and writing. Grammar review; vocabulary study; written assignments including original compositions. Conducted in French. PREREQS: FR 311 and departmental approval.

Top FR 313 THIRD-YEAR FRENCH (3)  Offered in current or future terms
A language-use course; primary emphasis on developing oral and written proficiency; extensive practice in speaking and writing. Grammar review; vocabulary study; written assignments including original compositions. Conducted in French. PREREQS: FR 312 and departmental approval.

Top FR 315 FRENCH FOR BUSINESS (3) 
An introduction to the French business world and business language. Development of business vocabulary; discussion; practice in writing resumes, business letters and business reports. Conducted in French. May not be offered every year. PREREQS: FR 213 or placement.

Top FR 319 SELECTED TOPICS IN FRENCH LANGUAGE (3) 
Skill-orientation variable. Conducted in French. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. See Schedule of Classes for current topics and prerequisites. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits.

Top FR 321 FRENCH CONVERSATION FOR ADVANCED SPEAKERS I (1) 
Designed for students who would like to continue developing basic listening and speaking skills in French through independent work with a variety of media. Graded P/N. PREREQS: FR 213 [D-]

Top FR 322 FRENCH CONVERSATION FOR ADVANCED SPEAKERS II (1) 
Designed for students who would like to continue developing basic listening and speaking skills in French through independent work with a variety of media. PREREQS: FR 213 [D-]

Top FR 323 FRENCH CONVERSATION FOR ADVANCED SPEAKERS III (1) 
Designed for students who would like to continue developing basic listening and speaking skills in French through independent work with a variety of media. PREREQS: FR 213 [D-]

Top FR 332 FRENCH CULTURE AND SOCIETY SINCE THE REVOLUTION (3)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Cultural life of the French people from 1789 to the present. Conducted in French. Need not be taken in order. (H) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Completion of 3 credits of 300-level French or placement for FR 331 and FR 332.

Top FR 333 FRENCH CULTURE AND SOCIETY SINCE THE REVOLUTION (3)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Cultural life of the French people from 1789 to the present. Conducted in French. Need not be taken in order. (H) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Completion of 6 credits of 300-level French or placement for FR 333.

Top FR 334 GENDER AND SEXUAL IDENTITIES IN THE FRANCOPHONE WORLD (3) 
Students will engage with a wide variety of materials (literary texts, newspaper articles, films, documentaries, etc.) in order to explore the construction of gender roles and sexual identities in France and the French-speaking world, as well as examine contemporary issues related to gender and sexuality in the French-speaking world at large. Taught in French. PREREQS: FR 312 [D-]

Top FR 336 QUEBEC: TEXTS AND CONTEXTS (3) 
Intended for intermediate and advanced students in French. Offers an introductory knowledge of Quebec. Discussions and readings cover a variety of topics, including geography, history, cinema, literature, popular culture, the language issue, American and French influences, ethnic diversity and immigration, among other topics of interest. PREREQS: FR 211 [D-]

Top FR 339 FRENCH: FRANCOPHONE STUDIES (3)  Offered in current or future terms
May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits.

Top FR 340 INTRODUCTION TO FRENCH LITERARY STUDIES (3) 
Concepts and vocabulary fundamental to the study of French literature; general view of the main currents of French literary history; introduction to French versification; techniques of literary analysis; practice in literary analysis and in writing about literature; explication de texte. Conducted in French. (H) PREREQS: FR 213 or placement.

Top FR 343 THE SHORT STORY: WOMEN IN THE FRANCOPHONE WORLD (3) 
A selection of short stories written by francophone women representing various regions of the French-speaking world. These stories revolve around contemporary issues affecting and of interest particularly to women in these francophone societies. Among major themes will be immigration, conditions of women, quest for identity, tradition versus modernity, and other related topics. PREREQS: FR 311 [C]

Top FR 345 MULTIMODAL LITERACIES: FRENCH (2)  Offered in current or future terms
Introduction to the analysis and production of multimodal literacies. Study of semiotic resources such as language and images across modalities such as film, manga, and social media. Required of all majors in World Languages and Cultures. Taught in French. Has to be taken in conjunction with the lecture session in English. PREREQS: FR 213 with a grade of at least C-, or equivalent, or placement test. Sophomore standing required. COREQS: WLC 345

Top FR 349 SELECTED TOPICS IN FRANCOPHONE LITERATURE (3) 
Literary works, themes, movements, or authors from French-speaking areas of the world. Conducted in French. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. See Schedule of Classes for current topics and prerequisites. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits.

Top FR 365 MIGRANT NARRATIVES: FRENCH (2)  Offered in current or future terms
An examination of migration and forced displacement through the study of personal narrative in French. Includes discussion of the causes of displacement including persecution, ecological degradation, economic pressure and conflict. This is a required course for the French option in the WLC major in the Identities and Intersections thematic area. PREREQS: Third-year proficiency in French. COREQS: WLC 365

Top FR 366 LANGUAGE AND IDENTITY: FRENCH (2) 
Examines specific ideologies, patterns of variation, and language contact situations involving French using authentic oral and written texts. Learners carry out their own exploration in language communities. This is a required course in the French option of the WLC major in the Identities and Intersections thematic area. PREREQS: Third-year proficiency in French COREQS: WLC 366

Top FR 375 LITERATURES OF POWER AND RESISTANCE: FRENCH (2) 
An examination of the relationships between individuals or groups and institutional power (government, ecclesiastical, etc.) across different historical periods and geographies. This French-language section covers specific works dealing with such topics as colonization, forced disappearance, and social resistance. This is a required course in the French option of the WLC major in the Social Architecture and Power thematic area. PREREQS: Third-year proficiency in French. COREQS: WLC 375

Top FR 376 EMPIRES AND GLOBALIZATION: FRENCH (2) 
An examination of the history of Western imperialism and the rise of contemporary neocolonialism. Students explore the impact of colonization and the effects of neoliberalism and globalization in this French discussion sections through the use of historical source materials and current news articles focused on specific regions of the developing world. This is a required course in the French option of the WLC major in the Social Architecture and Power thematic area. PREREQS: Third-year proficiency in French COREQS: WLC 376

Top FR 379 PROCTOR EXPERIENCE (1-2)  Offered in current or future terms
Supervised practicum for advanced students. Assignments as proctors or tutors in lower-division French courses. No more than 2 credits may be used to satisfy degree requirements for a major in French; may not be used to satisfy requirements for a minor in French. Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits. PREREQS: Completion of 12 upper-division credits in French, including FR 311, FR 312, FR 313 and FR 351, with a minimum 3.0 GPA and prior authorization from supervisor.

Top FR 388 FRENCH STUDIES, FRENCH STUDY CENTERS (1-12) 
May be repeated when topic varies. Section 1: Topics, French language. Section 2: Practical work (exercises). Section 3: Topics, French arts and letters. Section 4: Topics, France and French society. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.

Top FR 399 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
May be repeated for credit when topic varies. See Schedule of Classes for current offerings and prerequisites. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top FR 401 RESEARCH (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top FR 402 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top FR 403 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top FR 405 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top FR 407 SEMINAR (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top FR 410 INTERNSHIP (1-15) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 15 credits.

Top FR 411 FOURTH-YEAR FRENCH (3) 
A language-use course; primary emphasis on developing oral and written proficiency; extensive practice in speaking and writing. Grammar review; vocabulary study; analysis of writing styles and techniques; oral reports and original presentations in French; original compositions. Conducted in French. PREREQS: FR 313 and departmental approval.

Top FR 412 FOURTH-YEAR FRENCH (3) 
A language-use course; primary emphasis on developing oral and written proficiency; extensive practice in speaking and writing. Grammar review; vocabulary study; analysis of writing styles and techniques; oral reports and original presentations in French; original compositions. Conducted in French. PREREQS: FR 313 and departmental approval.

Top FR 421 FRENCH CONVERSATION FOR ADVANCED SPEAKERS IV (1) 
Designed for students who would like to continue developing listening and speaking skills in French through independent work with a variety of media. Graded P/N. PREREQS: FR 313 [D-]

Top FR 422 FRENCH CONVERSATIONS FOR ADVANCED SPEAKERS V (1) 
Designed for students who would like to continue developing listening and speaking skills in French through independent work with a variety of media. Graded P/N. PREREQS: FR 313 [D-]

Top FR 423 FRENCH CONVERSATION FOR ADVANCED SPEAKERS VI (1) 
Designed for students who would like to continue developing listening and speaking skills in French through independent work with a variety of media. PREREQS: FR 313 [D-]

Top FR 439 FRENCH/FRANCOPHONE STUDIES (3)  Offered in current or future terms WIC Core Course
Variable topics in language, culture, or literature. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Conducted in French. See Schedule of Classes for current topics and prerequisites. Not offered every year. (Writing Intensive Course) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits.

Top FR 449 SELECTED TOPICS IN FRANCOPHONE LITERATURE (3) 
Conducted in French. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. See Schedule of Classes for current topics and prerequisites. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits.

Top FR 488 FRENCH STUDIES, FRENCH STUDY CENTERS (1-12) 
May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Section 1: Topics, French language. Section 2: Practical work (exercises). Section 3: Topics, French arts and letters. Section 4: Topics, France and French Society. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.

Top FR 499 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
May be repeated for credit when topic varies. See Schedule of Classes for current offerings and prerequisites. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits.

Top FR 499H SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16) 
May be repeated for credit when topic varies. See Schedule of Classes for current offerings and prerequisites. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits. PREREQS: Honors College approval required.

Top FR 501 RESEARCH (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top FR 502 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top FR 503 THESIS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 999 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top FR 505 READING AND CONFERENCE. (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top FR 507 SEMINAR (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top FR 511 FOURTH-YEAR FRENCH (3) 
A language-use course; primary emphasis on developing oral and written proficiency; extensive practice in speaking and writing. Grammar review; vocabulary study; analysis of writing styles and techniques; oral reports and original presentations in French; original compositions. Conducted in French. PREREQS: FR 313 and departmental approval.

Top FR 512 FOURTH-YEAR FRENCH (3) 
A language-use course; primary emphasis on developing oral and written proficiency; extensive practice in speaking and writing. Grammar review; vocabulary study; analysis of writing styles and techniques; oral reports and original presentations in French; original compositions. Conducted in French. PREREQS: FR 511 and departmental approval.

Top FR 539 FRENCH/FRANCOPHONE STUDIES (3) 
Variable topics in language, culture, or literature. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Conducted in French. See Schedule of Classes for current topics and prerequisites. Not offered every year. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.

Top FR 588 FRENCH STUDIES, FRENCH STUDY CENTERS (1-12) 
May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Section 1: Topics, French language. Section 2: Practical work (exercises). Section 3: Topics, French arts and letters. Section 4: Topics, France and French society. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits.



 
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