French (FR)

FR 13201     ELEMENTARY FRENCH I      4 Credit Hours

An introduction to the French language in the context of Francophone cultures.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 13202     ELEMENTARY FRENCH II      4 Credit Hours

A continuation of the introduction to the French language in the context of Francophone cultures.

Prerequisite: FR 13201.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 23201     INTERMEDIATE FRENCH I      3 Credit Hours

Continued development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills using a variety of cultural materials.

Prerequisite: FR 13202.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 23202     INTERMEDIATE FRENCH II      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of FR 23201.

Prerequisite: FR 23201.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 33095     SELECTED TOPICS IN FRENCH      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credit hours)Topic to be announced in the schedule of classes.

Prerequisite: FR 33211.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 33211     FRENCH CONVERSATION      3 Credit Hours

A course designed to enhance students' oral proficiency through instruction in facilitating conversation and the discussion of culture-based texts.

Prerequisite: FR 23202.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 33212     FRENCH COMPOSITION      3 Credit Hours

A course designed to develop writing and reading skills, and in particular to prepare students to read and write about French literature. Corequisite: FR 33214

Prerequisite: FR 23202; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 33214     FRENCH COMPOSITION EXTENDED      2 Credit Hours

Designed to develop writing and reading skills, and in particular to prepare students to read and write about French literature. Corequisite: FR 33212

Prerequisite: FR 23202 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 33215     FRENCH PHONETICS AND DICTION      3 Credit Hours

Study of sounds of French language and their relation to spelling; application of international phonetic alphabet to French. Study augmented by recordings.

Prerequisite: FR 33211.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 33231     TRANSLATION PRACTICE: FRENCH      1 Credit Hour

Translation practice with French texts using principles and techniques learned in the lecture class. To be taken concurrently with TRST 30230.

Corequisite: TRST 30230.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 33240     CONVERSATION FOR BUSINESS AND SPECIAL PURPOSES: FRENCH      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to the special vocabulary of business and other special subject areas;introduces the concept of language for special purposes and emphasizes the use of special vocabulary in conversations in business and other settings.

Prerequisite: FR 33211.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 33335     INTRODUCTION TO FRENCH THEATRE (ELR) (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

Evolution of French dramatic literature from the middle ages to the present. Readings of representative works with lectures analyses. In French.

Prerequisite: FR 33212.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement, Writing Intensive Course

FR 33336     INTRODUCTION TO FRENCH POETRY (ELR) (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

Evolution of French poetry from the middle ages to the present. Readings of representative works with lectures analyses. In French.

Prerequisite: FR 33212.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement, Writing Intensive Course

FR 33337     INTRODUCTION TO FRENCH LITERARY PROSE (ELR) (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

Masterpieces of French literary prose from the seventeenth century to the present. Readings of representative major works, lectures, analyses. In French. This course may be used to satisfy the WIC graduation requirement with approval of major department. Prerequisite: FR 33212 and FR 33214 or permission.

Prerequisite: FR 33212 and FR 33214.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement, Writing Intensive Course

FR 33421     FRENCH CIVILIZATION      3 Credit Hours

A survey of French history and culture from its beginnings to World War II. Taught in French.

Prerequisite: FR 33212.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 43091     FRENCH SEMINAR      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with FR 53091) Topic to be announced.

Prerequisite: One course from FR 33335 or FR 33336 or FR 33337.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 43093     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN FRENCH      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Workshops individually designed to provide instruction and training in specific areas of French studies.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

FR 43096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credit hours)Allows the advanced, serious student to carry out research study project on French literature, language or culture. Prior approval of supervising faculty members department required.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

FR 43213     FRENCH COMPOSITION-ADVANCED      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with FR 53213) French stylistics developed by analyses of literary extracts and practice in written expression.

Prerequisite: FR 33335 or FR 33336 or FR 33337 or FR 33421.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 43216     CONTEMPORARY FRENCH CULTURE      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with FR 53216) A study of selected sociological, political, cultural or economic issues in the contemporary Francophone world.

Prerequisite: FR 33421 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 43230     ADVANCED TRANSLATION PRACTICE:FRENCH (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

Theory and practice course that discusses translation theory and emphasizes French-to-English translation of selected texts in business, technology, medicine and law.

Prerequisite: FR 33231.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

FR 43240     BUSINESS AND SPECIAL TEXTS:FRENCH (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

Survey of the typical text types of business in the French culture and language. Practice sessions focus on reading and understanding specialized texts and on the translation and composition of selected special texts in French.

Prerequisite: FR 33212.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

FR 43368     THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY FRENCH NOVEL      3 Credit Hours

Studies of selected 20th century French novels, with detailed study of the novel of one or several major writers or movements.

Prerequisite: 6 semester hours from the 33330-level.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 43369     TWENTIETH-CENTURY FRENCH POETRY      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with FR 53369) A study of selected poetry of Apollinaire, Breton, Mansour, Eluard, Michaux, Char, Reverdy, Ponge, Guillevic, Jabes, Bonnefoy, Dupin, Albiach and others. Emphasis is placed on the relationship between poetry and the visual arts in the 20th century.

Prerequisite: 6 semester hours from the FR 33330-level.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 43370     THE TWENTIETH CENTURY FRENCH THEATRE      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with FR 53370) Studies in French drama since 1900.

Prerequisite: 6 semester hours from the 33330-level.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 53091     FRENCH SEMINAR      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with FR 43091) Topic to be announced.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 53213     FRENCH COMPOSITION-ADVANCED      3 Credit Hours

French stylistics developed through analyses of literary extracts and practice in written expression.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 53216     CONTEMPORARY FRENCH CULTURE      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with FR 43216) A study of selected sociological, political, cultural or economic issues in the contemporary Francophone world.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 53368     20TH-CENTURY FRENCH NOVEL      3 Credit Hours

Study of selected 20th-century French novels, with emphasis on one or several major writers or movements.

Prerequisite: 6 hours from 33330-level and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 53369     20TH-CENTURY FRENCH POETRY      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with FR 43369) A study of selected poetry of Apollinaire, Breton, Mansour, Eluard, Michaux, Char, Reverdy, Ponge, Guillevic, Jabes, Bonnefoy, Dupin, Alpiach and others. Emphasis is placed on the relationship between poetry and the visual arts in the 20th century.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 53370     20TH-CENTURY FRENCH THEATRE      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with FR 43370) Studies in French drama since 1900.

Prerequisite: 6 hours from 33330-level and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 63010     THE PRACTICE OF FRENCH TRANSLATION      2 Credit Hours

Students apply linguistic and communication science concepts to case studies of language mediation.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Corequisite: TRST 60010.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 63093     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN FRENCH      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Workshops individually designed to provide instruction and training in specific areas of French studies.

Prerequisite: Special approval and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

FR 63098     RESEARCH      1-15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Research or individual investigation for master's level graduate students. Credits earned applied toward degree requirements if department approves.

Prerequisite: Special approval and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

FR 63199     THESIS I      2-6 Credit Hours

Thesis students must register for a total of 6 hours, 2 to 6 hours in a single semester distributed over several semesters if desired.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

FR 63201     READING FRENCH FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS      4 Credit Hours

Introduction to the fundamentals of French grammar for graduate students. Practice in reading and translation.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 63240     LITERARY AND CULTURAL TRANSLATION      3 Credit Hours

Translation of documents from a variety of literary and cultural sources, including literature, expository and journalistic prose, scholarly treatises and essays. Translation into French will also be emphasized.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 63250     COMMERCIAL, LEGAL AND DIPLOMATIC TRANSLATION      3 Credit Hours

An introduction to methods and resources for the translation of commercial, economic, financial, legal, diplomatic and governmental documents.

Prerequisite: TRST 60010 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 63251     SCIENTIFIC, TECHNICAL AND MEDICAL TRANSLATION      3 Credit Hours

An introduction to methods and resources for the translation of scientific, technical, industrial and medical documents.

Prerequisite: TRST 60010 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

FR 63299     THESIS II      2 Credit Hours

Thesis students must continue registration each semester until all degree requirements are met.

Prerequisite: FR 63199 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

FR 63979     CASE STUDY IN TRANSLATION      3 Credit Hours

Students will be responsible for a major translation and a terminology glossary as well as a critical analysis of the source text, the problems encountered during the translation process and the strategies used to solve them.

Prerequisite: Special approval and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory