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Courses in French (FRE)

Students offering high school language preparation as a prerequisite must take a placement test.

Course Placement. Students with two years of high school French normally take French 2, those with three years take French 3, and those with four years take French 21.

Lower Division

1. Elementary French (5)

Discussion—5 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Introduction to French grammar and development of all language skills in a cultural context with special emphasis on communication. Not open for credit to students who have taken course 1A; students who have successfully completed French 2 or 3 in the 10th or higher grade in high school may receive unit credit for this course on a P/NP grading basis only, although a passing grade will be charged to the student's P/NP option, no petition is required; all other students will receive a letter grade unless a P/NP petition is filed. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) 

1A. Accelerated Intensive Elementary French (15)

Lecture/discussion—15 hours. Prerequisite: placement exam required. Introduction to French grammar and development of all language skills in a cultural context with special emphasis on communication. Special 12-week, accelerated, intensive summer session course that combines the work of courses 1, 2, and 3. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 1, 1S, 2, 2S, 3, or 3S. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.—Su. (Su.) 

1S. Elementary French (5)

Discussion—5 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Introduction to French grammar and development of all language skills in a cultural context with special emphasis on communication. Course is taught abroad. Students who have successfully completed French 2 or 3 in the 10th or higher grade in high school may receive unit credit for this course on a P/NP grading basis only. Although a passing grade will be charged to the student's P/NP option, no petition is required. All other students will receive a letter grade unless a P/NP petition is filed. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 1 or 1A. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.

2. Elementary French (5)

Discussion—5 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 1. Continuation of course 1. Not open for credit to students who have taken course 1A. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) 

2S. Elementary French (5)

Discussion—5 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 1 or 1S. Continuation of course 1. Course is taught abroad. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 1A or 2. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC. 

3. Elementary French (5)

Discussion—5 hours; laboratory-1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2. Continuation of course 2. Not open for credit to students who have taken course 1A. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC—-F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

3S. Elementary French (5)

Discussion—5 hours; laboratory-1 hour. Prerequisite: course 2 or 2S. Not open for credit to students who have taken course 1A. Continuation of course 2. Course is taught abroad. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 1A or 3. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC.

21. Intermediate French (5)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 1A, 3, or 3S. Review of grammar and vocabulary acquired in the elementary sequence, as well as the study of new grammatical structures and a continuing enrichment of vocabulary through oral work in class, written exercises, readings and compositions. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 21S. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, WC, WE.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

21S. Intermediate French (5)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 1A, 3, or 3S. Review of grammar and vocabulary acquired in the elementary sequence, as well as the study of new grammatical structures and a continuing enrichment of vocabulary through oral work in class, written exercises, readings and compositions. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 21. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, WC, WE.

22. Intermediate French (5)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 21 or 21S. Continuation of course 21 or 21S. Review of grammar and vocabulary, as well as the study of new grammatical structures and a continuing enrichment of vocabulary. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 22S. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, WC, WE.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

22S. Intermediate French (5)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 21 or 21S. Continuation of course 21 or 21S. Continuation of 21 or 21S. Review of grammar and vocabulary, as well as, the study of new grammatical structures and a continuing enrichment of vocabulary. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 22. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, WC, WE.

23. Intermediate French (5)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 22 or 22S. Continuation of course 22 or 22S. Review of grammar and vocabulary, as well as the study of new grammatical structures and a continuing enrichment of vocabulary. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 23S. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, WC, WE.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) 

23S. Intermediate French (5)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 22 or 22S. Continuation of course 22 or 22S. Review of grammar and vocabulary, as well as, the study of new grammatical structures and a continuing enrichment of vocabulary. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 23. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, WC, WE.

50. French Film (4)

Lecture—1 hour; discussion—2 hours; term paper. Introduction to the tradition of French cinema from its invention by Méliès and the Lumière brothers through New Wave (especially the works of Truffaut and Godard) and more recent developments in French and Francophone film. Taught in English. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, VL, WC, WE.Fort, Warner

51. Major Works of French Literature in Translation (4)

Lecture—2 hours; discussion—1 hour; term paper. Readings in English translation of key works of French and Francophone literature from the Middle Ages to the present. Particular attention is given to the long-standing interest of French writers in issues of social, regional, gender, sexual, and ethnic identity. GE credit: ArtHum, Div, Wrt | AH, WC, WE.Fort, Guynn

52. France and the French-Speaking World (4)

Lecture—2 hours; discussion—1 hour; term paper. Taught in English. A survey of the history and culture of France and the French-speaking world, especially Canada, the Caribbean and Africa. Study of social, historical and cultural issues that occupy the French-speaking world, with particular attention to mass media. GE credit: ArtHum, Div, Wrt | AH, WC, WE.—Simon

53. French as a World Language (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. The linguistic status of French and its function in multilingual societies and international arenas. Linguistico-political landscape of communities in Euroasia, Africa, and the Americas. Sociolinguistic concepts and emergence of French as a world language. GE credit: ArtHum or SocSci, Div, Wrt | AH, OL, WC, WE.Russell

98. Directed Group Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (P/NP grading only.)

99. Special Study for Undergraduates (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (P/NP grading only.)

Upper Division

Course 100 is the prerequisite for the majority of the upper division literature courses.

100. Composition in French (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 23. Instruction and practice in expository writing in French, with emphasis on organization, correct syntax, and vocabulary building. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) Goldstein, Simon, Warner

101. Introduction to French Poetry (4)

Lecture—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Analysis and evaluation of works representing the main types of French poetry. Study of French poetic conventions and versification. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE.—Goldstein

102. Introduction to French Drama (4)

Lecture—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Analysis and evaluation of plays representing the main types of French drama, with emphasis on dramatic structure and techniques. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE.Guynn

103. Introduction to French Prose (4)

Lecture—3 hours; short papers. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Analysis and evaluation of works representing main types of French prose, with emphasis on narrative structure and techniques. GE credit: ArtHum | WC.Fort, Simon

104. Translation (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing. Prerequisite: course 100 or the equivalent. Practice in English-to-French and French-to-English translation using a variety of non-literary materials, illustrating different problems and styles.

105. Advanced French Grammar (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing or discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 23 or the equivalent. Understanding of, and extensive practice with, various grammatical structures in French. Lexical-semantic, morphological, and syntactic analysis. GE credit: WE. 

105S. Advanced French Grammar (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing or discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 23 or 23S. Understanding of, and extensive practice with, various grammatical structures in French. Lexical-semantic, morphological, and syntactic analysis. Taught abroad. Not open for credit to students who have taken course 105. GE credit: WE. 

106. French in Business and the Professions (4)

Lecture—1 hour; discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. The French language as used in the commercial sphere. Emphasis on proper style and form in letter-writing, and in non-literary composition. Technical terminology in such diverse fields as government and world business. GE credit: WE. 

107. The Making of Modern France (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 23. Introduction to French culture through a historical approach to topics such as the citizen and the state (politics, justice, social security), the nation and centralization, the rise of public education, colonization, class and social relationships. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WE.Goldstein, Simon

107A. Pre and Early Modern France (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 23. Introduction to pre- and early modern French culture through a historical approach to topics such as the feudal system, the rise of the monarchy, the Reformation and religious wars. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, WC, WE.—Goldstein, Simon

107B. The Making of Modern France (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 23. Introduction to French culture through a historical approach to topics such as the absolute monarchy, the role of the parlements, the French revolution, and the political regimes of the nineteenth century. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt.Goldstein, Simon

107S. The Making of Modern France (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 23 or 23S. Introduction to French culture through a historical approach to topics such as the nation-state, centralization of the monarchy, and the rise of public education, colonization, class and social relationships. Taught abroad. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 107. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, WC, WE. 

108. Modern French Culture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing. Prerequisite: course 23. Survey of modern French culture from the Dreyfus affair to the present day. Topics may include women and French culture, decolonialization and modernization, education, social welfare and immigration. GE credit: WC, WE.—Fort, Simon

109. French Phonetics (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Prerequisite: course 23 or the equivalent. Introduction to the sound-inventory of French and practice in phonetic transcription, with a focus on ways in which phonetic contrasts signal grammatical contrasts; spoken forms and spelling; formal differences between the "Standard" and other varieties across the French-speaking world. GE credit: ArtHum or SocSci | AH or SS.Russell

110. Stylistics and Creative Composition (4)

Lecture—3 hours; frequent papers. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Intensive course in creative composition using a variety of techniques and literary styles, patterned on Queneau's Exercices de style. Practice in such stylistic modifications as inversion, antithesis, changes in tense, mood, tonality, etc. The writing of poetry. GE credit: WC.

115. Medieval French Literature and Society (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Social and cultural life of medieval France as studied through its representation in such literary works as La Chanson de Roland, courtly love lyric, the Arthurian romances of Chrétien de Troyes, Aucassin et Nicolette, selected fabliaux and farces. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE.Guynn

116. The French Renaissance (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Overview of major works and writers with particular attention to the historical context of the turbulent 16th century. Writers to be read may include Rabelais, Marot, Ronsard, Du Bellay, Labé, Marguerite de Navarre, Montaigne, and D'Aubigné. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE.—Goldstein, Guynn

117A. Baroque and Preclassicism (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. The literature and intellectual culture of the period between the Renaissance and French classicism. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE.Goldstein, Guynn

117B. The Classical Moment (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Literature, culture, and politics in the Age of Louis XIV. May be repeated one time for credit when topic differs. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE.Goldstein, Guynn

118A. The Age of Reason and Revolution (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100. Literature and philosophy of the French Enlightenment. Readings from such authors as Bayle, Fontenelle, Montesquieu, Voltaire, Rousseau and Diderot. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, OL, WC, WE.Simon

118B. Private Lives and Public Secrets: The Early French Novel (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. History of the French roman from the Middle Ages to the Revolution with particular emphasis on the novels of the 18th century. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE.Simon

119A. The Romantic Imaginary (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Major concepts and themes of French Romanticism, such as dream and the supernatural, impossible love, exoticism, revolution, individualism, nature, the mal du siècle, Romantic irony, the creative imagination, the cult of ruin. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, WC, WE.Fort, Simon

119B. Realism, History and the Novel (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Narrative and historical codes of French realist fiction, with emphasis on the representation of history in the realist novel, its depiction of social "realities" such as class and gender, and its relation to the historical situation of post-revolutionary society. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, WC, WE.Fort, Simon

119C. From Baudelaire to Surrealism (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Study of the main poets and poetic movements from the mid-19th to the early 20th century, including Baudelaire, the Symbolists, and the Surrealists. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE.Fort, Simon

120. Modern French Thought (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Overview of post-Second World War French intellectual currents from existentialism to structuralism and deconstructionism. Readings will include Sartre and de Beauvoir, Camus, Lévi-Strauss, Lacan, Barthes, Foucault, Derrida, Kristeva, Sollers, Cixous, and Irigaray. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, WC, WE.—F. (F.) Fort

121. Twentieth Century French Novel (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Novels and theories of the novel, from Proust to the Nouveau Roman and beyond. Readings from among Gide, Sartre, de Beauvoir, Camus, Breton, Beckett, Robbe-Grillet, Sarraute, Simon, Barthes, Duras, Tournier, Perec, Modiano, Guibert, Toussaint. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, WC, WE.Fort, Warner

122. French and Francophone Film (4)

Lecture/discussion—4 hours; extensive writing; fieldwork—3 hours. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. French and Francophone film from the Lumière Brothers to the present. Topics may include analysis of film form and narrative, major filmmakers and filmic traditions, and film theory. May be repeated one time for credit when topic differs. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, VL, WC, WE.Fort, Warner

124. Post-Colonial and Francophone Literature (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Post-Independence Black African and/or Caribbean and/or North African literatures written in French. Selected topics include: identity and subjectivity, the role of the intellectual, women's voices, languages and oral literatures, cultural syncretism, theories of post-colonialism. May be repeated one time for credit with approval of major adviser and instructor; when content differs; for example, students may take the course for repeat credit when the geographical focus (West Africa, North, African or Caribbean) or theme is substantially different from previous iterations. GE credit: ArtHum, Div | AH, WC, WE.Warner

125. French Literature and Other Arts (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Relationship between French literature and other arts-painting, music, cinema, architecture, opera-from different periods. May be repeated one time for credit when topic differs. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | WC.—Fort, Goldstein, Guynn, Simon

125S. French Literature and Other Arts (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Relationship between French literature and other arts, such as painting, music, cinema, architecture, or opera, from different periods. Taught abroad. May be repeated one time for credit when topic differs. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, VL, WC, WE. 

127. Paris: Modernity and Metropolitan Culture (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Representation of Paris in 19th and 20th century texts and its importance in defining the experience and art of modernity. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, WC, WE.—Simon

128. Topics in French Culture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. In-depth study of a particular topic in French culture. Topics may include the Court of Louis XIV, the French Revolution and Immigration. May be repeated one time for credit when topic differs. GE credit: WE.

128S. Topics in French Culture (4)

Lecture—3 hours; extensive writing. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. In-depth study of a particular topic in French culture. Topics may include the Court of Louis XIV, the French Revolution, and Immigration. Taught abroad. May be repeated one time for credit when topic differs. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE. 

130. From Page to Stage: Theatre and Theatricality (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. French theater as literature and performance. May be repeated one time for credit when topic differs. GE credit: ArtHum, Wrt | AH, WC, WE.Guynn

133. Gender and Politics in French Literature and Culture (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Thematic, theoretical and political tendencies in contemporary French fiction. Barthes, Foucault, Duras, Guibert, considered in terms of their writing on identity and gender. GE credit: ArtHum, Div | AH, WC, WE.—Guynn

140. Study of a Major Writer (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Concentrated study of works of a single author. May be repeated one time for credit if author-subject changes. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE. 

141. Selected Topics in French Literature (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Subjects and themes such as satiric and didactic poetry of the Middle Ages, poetry of the Pléiade, theater in the eighteenth century, pre-romantic poetry, autobiography, literature and film, etc. May be repeated two times for credit when topic differs. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE. 

141S. Selected Topics in French Literature (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or consent of instructor. Subjects and themes such as satiric and didactic poetry of the Middle Ages, poetry of the Pléiade, theater in the eighteenth century, pre-romantic poetry, autobiography, literature and film, etc. Taught abroad. May be repeated two times for credit when topic differs. GE credit: ArtHum | AH, WC, WE. 

160. Linguistic Study of French-Sound and Form (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or Linguistics 1. Introduction to the linguistic study of modern French, with focus on sound structure and form, inflection and derivation. GE credit: ArtHum or SocSci | AH or SS, WE.—W. (W.) Anderson, Russell

161. Linguistic Study of French—Form and Meaning (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or Linguistics 1. Introduction to the linguistic study of modern French, with focus on sentence construction and constituency, meaning and discourse functions. GE credit: ArtHum or SocSci | AH or SS.Russell

162. History of the French Language (4)

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: course 100 or Linguistics 1. Main periods in development of the French language, from Latin to contemporary popular aspects, with emphasis on relationship between socio-cultural patterns and evolution of the language. Offered in alternate years. GE credit: ArtHum or SocSci | AH or SS, WC, WE.Russell

192. Internship (1-12)

Internship—3-36 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: upper division standing and consent of instructor. Practical application of the French language through work experience in government and/or business, culminating in an analytical term paper on a topic approved by the sponsoring instructor. (P/NP grading only.)

194H. Special Study for Honors Students (4)

Independent study—4 hours. Prerequisite: open only to French majors of senior standing who qualify for honors program. Guided research, under the direction of a faculty member, leading to a senior honors thesis on a topic in French literature, civilization, or language studies. (P/NP grading only.) GE credit: AH, WC, WE.

195H. Honors Thesis (4)

Independent study—4 hours. Prerequisite: course 194H. Writing of an honors thesis on a topic in French literature, civilization, or language studies under the direction of a faculty member. (P/NP grading only.) GE credit: AH, WC, WE.

197T. Tutoring in French (1-4)

Seminar—1-2 hours; laboratory—1-2 hours. Prerequisite: upper division standing and consent of Chairperson. Tutoring in undergraduate courses including leadership in small voluntary discussion groups affiliated with departmental courses. May be repeated for credit for a total of 6 units. (P/NP grading only.)

197TC. Tutoring in the Community (2-4)

Seminar—1-2 hours; laboratory—1-2 hours. Prerequisite: upper division standing and consent of Chairperson. Tutoring in public schools under the guidance of a regular teacher and supervision by a departmental faculty member. May be repeated for credit for a total of 6 units. (P/NP grading only.)

198. Directed Group Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (P/NP grading only.)

198S. Directed Group Study (1-5)

Group study on focused topics in French literature and culture. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.) 

199. Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5)

(P/NP grading only.)

Graduate

200. Introduction to Graduate Study in French (2)

Seminar—2 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Introduction to a range of methodologies and critical practices in the field of French Studies, including literature, culture, and linguistics. Covers basic principles of bibliographic research in the humanities. (S/U grading only.)—F. (F.) Goldstein

201. History of French (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Presentation of the main changes in the grammatical structures of French, from Latin to contemporary usage, involving textual analysis and sociolinguistic description.Russell

202. Topics in French Civilization (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Interdisciplinary approach to the study of French and Francophone civilization from the Middle Ages to the present. Course content will vary by instructor. May be repeated for credit when content differs.Simon

204. Topics in Medieval Literature (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Study of Medieval French literature, focusing on a particular period, milieu, literary movement, genre, or theoretical approach. May be repeated for credit when topic differs.Guynn

205A. Sixteenth-Century Literature: The Humanists (4)

Seminar—3 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. French humanism in its most varied forms. Although at different times Rabelais and Montaigne will be primarily studied, other leading intellectuals and religious writers will also receive attention. May be repeated for credit when different topic is studied.—Goldstein, Guynn

206A. Seventeenth-Century Literature: Theater (4)

Seminar—3 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Works of Corneille, Racine, Molière, and minor dramatists. One or more authors may be covered. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor when different topics are studied.—Goldstein, Guynn

206B. Seventeenth-Century Literature: Prose (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor.Works of authors such as Pascal, Descartes, Mme de Lafayette. One or more authors may be covered. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor as different topics are studied from quarter to quarter.Goldstein

206C. Seventeenth-Century Literature: Poetry (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Studies of the works of one or more poets of the period. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor.Goldstein

207A. Eighteenth-Century Literature: Philosophies (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Not a course in philosophy, but an examination of the role of philosophy in the design and context of literary works. Study of one or more authors. May be repeated for credit.Simon

207B. Eighteenth-Century Literature: Novel (4)

Seminar—3 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Rise of the novel. Study of narrative experiments in the context of the philosophical climate and new literary values. Course may treat one or more novelists of the period. May be repeated for credit when different topics are studied.Simon

208A. Nineteenth-Century Literature: Fiction (4)

Seminar—3 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Study of the works of one or several novelists and/or short-story writers of the period. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor when different topics are studied.Simon

208B. Nineteenth-Century Literature: Poetry (4)

Seminar—3 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Study of the works of one or several poets of the period. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor when different topics are studied.Simon

209A. Twentieth-Century: Prose (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor.Study of the works of one or several writers of the period.Fort, Warner

209B. Twentieth-Century: Theater (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Study of the works of one or several dramatists of the period. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor.—Fort, Guynn

209C. Twentieth-Century: Poetry (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Study of the works of one or several poets of the period. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor.Fort, Goldstein

210. Studies in Narrative Fiction (4)

Seminar—3 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor when different topic is studied. 

211. Studies in Criticism (4)

Seminar—3 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor when different topic is studied.

212. Studies in the Theater (4)

Seminar—3 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor when different topic is studied.—Guynn

213. Studies in Poetry (4)

Seminar—3 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor.May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor when different topic is studied. 

214. Study of a Literary Movement (4)

Seminar—3 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor.May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor when different topic is studied. 

215. Topics in French and Francophone Film (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Aspects of French and Francophone film from the Lumière Brothers through the present. Topics may include a specific historical period of filmmaking, film theories and the analysis of film form and narrative, and major filmmakers and filmic traditions. May be repeated two times for credit.—Fort

224. Francophone Literatures (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Study of cultural productions (literature, film, visual arts) by Francophone peoples such as found in North Africa, West Africa, the Caribbean, South-East Asia, the Americas, and Metropolitan France. May be repeated for credit when topic differs and with consent of instructor.—Warner

250A. French Linguistics I (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Theoretical approach to the forms and functions of French, with emphasis on phonology and morphology. Overview of current linguistic theories and their application to French.—Russell

250B. French Linguistics II (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Theoretical approach to the forms and functions of French, with emphasis on syntax and semantics. Overview of current linguistic theories and their application to French.—Russell

251. Topics in the Linguistic Study of French (4)

Seminar—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Questions relevant to the linguistic study of French, such as language acquisition, sociolinguistics, or theoretical examination of structure. Intended for students in French Linguistics and those applying linguistic models to literature or teaching. May be repeated for credit when topic differs.—Russell

291. Foreign Language Learning in the Classroom (4)

Seminar—3 hours; project. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Overview of approaches to university-level foreign language instruction and the theoretical notions underlying current trends in classroom practices across commonly taught foreign languages. (Same course as German 291 and Spanish 291.)

297. Individual Study (1-5)

Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. (S/U grading only.)

298. Group Study (1-5)

Seminar—1-5 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor.

299. Research (1-12)

Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. (S/U grading only.)

299D. Dissertation Research (1-12)

Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. (S/U grading only.)

Professional

300. Teaching of a Modern Foreign Language (3)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours. Prerequisite: senior or graduate standing; a major or minor in a modern foreign language.

390A. The Teaching of French in College (2)

Lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Course designed for graduate teaching assistants with emphasis on problems and procedures encountered by teachers of lower division classes at the university. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor. (S/U grading only.) 

390B. The Teaching of French in College (2)

Lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Course designed for graduate teaching assistants with emphasis on problems and procedures encountered by teachers of lower division classes at the university. (S/U grading only.) 

396. Teaching Assistant Training Practicum (1-4)

Prerequisite: graduate standing. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.)

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