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U 101 Elementary French I 5 cr. Offered autumn. Active skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing plus basic cultural analysis.

U 102 Elementary French II 5 cr. Prereq., FREN 101. Offered spring. Continuation of 101.

U 191 Special Topics Variable cr. (R-6) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.

U 193 Omnibus Variable cr. (R-10) Offered intermittently. University omnibus option for independent work. See index.

U 199 Lower- Division Elective Variable cr.

U 201 Intermediate French I 4 cr. Offered autumn. Prereq., FRCH 102 or equiv. Expansion of active skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing plus further cultural analysis.

U 202 Intermediate French II 4 cr. Offered spring. Continuation of 201.

U 292 Independent Study Variable cr.  (R-6) Offered autumn and spring.

U 293 Omnibus Variable cr. (R-10) Offered intermittently. University omnibus option for independent work. See index.

U 294 Seminar/Workshop Variable cr. (R-10) Offered intermittently. University omnibus option for independent work. See index.

U 301 Oral and Written Expression 3 cr. (R-6) Offered autumn. Prereq., FRCH 202. Development of oral and written skills in French.

U 307 French Study Abroad Preparation  2 cr. Offered autumn or spring. Prereq., FRCH 202 or equiv. Cultural survey of regions and cities involved in the study abroad.

U 311 Survey of French Literature 3 cr. Offered autumn. Prereq., FRCH 202 or equiv. French literature of the Middle Ages, Renaissance and 17th century.

U 312 French Literature of the 18th and 19th Centuries 3 cr. Offered spring. Prereq., FRCH 301 or consent of instr. French literature of the 18th and 19th centuries.

U 313 French Literature 20th Century 3 cr. Offered autumn. Prereq., FRCH 202 or equiv. French and Francophone literature for the 20th century.

U 330 French for Business and Translation 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Prereq., FRCH 202 or equiv. Development of skills for the mastery of vocabulary and style specific to French for business. General overview of the economy of France. Practical exercises in techniques of translation.

UG 338 The French Cinema 3 cr. (R-6) Offered intermittently. Same as MCLG and LS 338.  An historical, aesthetic, and critical survey of the French cinema, from its beginnings in 1895 through the contemporary cinema (Muet, classical, Realisme, Nouvelle Vogue, etc.) With an introduction to contemporary film criticism. Students taking the course for French credits are required to do research, reading, and writing in the French language.

U 350 French Civilization and Culture 3 cr. (R-6) Offered spring. Prereq., FRCH 301 or consent of instructor. Chronological/topical study of French culture.

U 355 Special Topics in French Language, Literature, and Culture 1-3 cr. (R-9) Offered intermittently. To be taken in conjunction with the French Study Abroad Program.

U 392 Independent Study 1-3 cr. (R-3) Offered autumn and spring.

U 393 Omnibus Variable cr. (R-10) Offered intermittently. University omnibus option for independent work. See index.

U 399 Upper-Division Elective Variable cr. UG 400 French: Applied Linguistics 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Prereq., FRCH 301 and LING 270 or consent of instructor. Contrastive phonology (including phonetics), morphology and syntax.

UG 420 Studies in French Prose 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Prereq., FRCH 311 and   312. Evolution of textuality from the Renaissance to the 20th century: the novel.

UG 421 French: Advanced Composition and Conversation 3 cr. (R-6) Offered spring. Prereq., FRCH 301 and 311 or 312 or consent of instructor. Intensive practice in writing and speaking French; close examination of different levels of usage and style.UG 430 Studies in French Drama 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Prereq., FRCH 311 and 312. Evolution of theatre from the Renaissance to the 20th century or performance of a French play in French.

UG 440 Studies in French Poetry 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Prereq., FRCH 311 and 312. Evolution of textuality from the Renaissance to the 20th century: poetry and essays.

UG 485 Topics in the Linguistic Structure of French 3 cr. (R-6) Offered intermittently. Prereq., FREN 401 or LING 270 and consent of instructor. Synchronic and diachronic topics in French phonology, morphology, syntax and lexicon.

UG 491 Special Topics Variable cr. (R-9) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.

U 493 Omnibus Variable cr. (R-9) Offered intermittently. Independent work under the University omnibus option. See index.

U 492 Independent Study  Variable cr.  (R-9) Offered autumn and spring.UG 494 Seminar Variable cr. (R-12) Offered autumn and spring. Prereq., FRCH 202, 311 and 312. Studies in major authors, periods or genres or linguistic and/or pedagogical areas.

U 500 Directed Readings Variable cr. (R-3)

G 540 Advanced Topics in the Teaching of French Variable cr. (R-4) Offered autumn. Prereq., graduate standing. Study of problems encountered by the French teacher: lesson planning, testing, use of supplementary materials, contribution of linguistics to the foreign language classroom. Methods and techniques of teaching culture.

G 594 Graduate Seminar 3 cr. (R-6) Offered autumn and spring. Prereq., graduate standing.

G 595 Special Topics Variable cr. (R-6) Offered intermittently. Prereq., graduate standing. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.

G 596 Independent Study Variable cr. (R-6) Offered intermittently. Prereq., graduate standing.

G 599 Professional Paper 1-3 cr. (R-6) Offered intermittently. Prereq., graduate standing.

G 699 Thesis Variable cr. (R-9) Offered intermittently. Prereq., graduate standing.