FREN - French Language and Literature

Offered By:
Faculty of Arts

Below are the courses available from the FREN code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

Intended for students with no previous knowledge of the language and designed to develop basic skills: listening, reading, speaking, writing, and intercultural competence. Note: not to be taken by students with native or near native proficiency, or with French 30 or its equivalents in Canada and other countries.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

Prerequisite: FREN 111 or consent of Department. Note: not to be taken by students with native or near native proficiency, or with French 30 or its equivalents in Canada and other countries.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 5-0-0)

Intended to expand comprehension and production skills in written and oral French with a focus on intercultural competence. Prerequisite: French 30 (or equivalent) or FREN 112 or consent of Department. Note: not to be taken by students with credit in FRANC 116.

Starting: 2022-09-01 FREN 211 - Intermediate French I

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

Intended to expand comprehension and production skills in written and oral French with a focus on intercultural competence. Prerequisite: French 30 (or equivalent) or FREN 112 or consent of Department. Note: not to be taken by students with credit in FRANC 116.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 5-0-0)

Prerequisite: FREN 211 or consent of Department. Note: not to be taken by students with credit in FRANC 117.

Starting: 2022-09-01 FREN 212 - Intermediate French II

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

Prerequisite: FREN 211 or consent of Department. Note: not to be taken by students with credit in FRANC 117.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: FREN 297. This course can also be applied to the MLCS Certificate in Translation Studies.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

Designed to improve the student's command of French through intensive oral practice and advanced written exercises. Prerequisite: FREN 212 or consent of Department. Note: not to be taken by students with credit in FREN 251, 252 or FRANC 165, 166, 210, 211.

Starting: 2023-09-01 FREN 297 - Advanced French

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

Designed to improve the student's command of French through intensive oral practice and advanced written exercises. Prerequisite: FREN 212 or consent of Department. Note: not to be taken by students with credit in FREN 251, 252 or FRANC 165, 166, 210, 211.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

Emphasis on the improvement of writing and speaking skills by means of numerous compositions based on texts read and discussed in class. Prerequisite: FREN 297 or consent of Department. Note: not to be taken by students with credit in FREN 252 or FRANC 165, 166, 210, 211.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Tools necessary to conduct literary analyses and essay writing. Prerequisite: FREN 298.

Starting: 2023-09-01 FREN 301 - Introduction to French Literary Studies

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Tools necessary to conduct literary analyses and essay writing. Prerequisite: FREN 297.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Mythology, the supernatural, superstition as cultural and literary phenomena in the French-speaking world. Prerequisite: FREN 298.

Starting: 2023-09-01 FREN 311 - Mystery, Myth, and Supernatural

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Mythology, the supernatural, superstition as cultural and literary phenomena in the French-speaking world. Prerequisite: FREN 297.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Functions and manifestations of the food paradigm in Francophone cinematographic and narrative texts. Prerequisite: FREN 298.

Starting: 2023-09-01 FREN 315 - Cultural Representations of Food

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Functions and manifestations of the food paradigm in Francophone cinematographic and narrative texts. Prerequisite: FREN 297.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Francophone cultural texts from a postcolonial perspective with a focus on migration, community, exile, and identity. Prerequisite: FREN 298.

Starting: 2023-09-01 FREN 317 - Postcolonial Issues in French and Francophone Societies

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Francophone cultural texts from a postcolonial perspective with a focus on migration, community, exile, and identity. Prerequisite: FREN 297.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The evolution of Francophone societies from a multidisciplinary perspective. Prerequisite: FREN 298.

Starting: 2023-09-01 FREN 318 - Socio-Cultural Aspects of Contemporary Francophone Societies

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The evolution of Francophone societies from a multidisciplinary perspective. Prerequisite: FREN 297.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Addresses either a given period or a particular facet of Francophone literary texts tied to three loosely connected themes that go back to the very origins of French as a language and continue to shape cultural expression. Prerequisite: FREN 298.

Starting: 2023-09-01 FREN 319 - Beauty, Passions, and Obsessions

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Addresses either a given period or a particular facet of Francophone literary texts tied to three loosely connected themes that go back to the very origins of French as a language and continue to shape cultural expression. Prerequisite: FREN 297.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Uses the study of various intellectual and historical events to provide students with a window into the French world. Prerequisite: FREN 297 or consent of Department. Offered in La Rochelle, France only. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

French & Francophone cultures as expressed in media other than literature, from the invention of cinema through contemporary artistic, socio-cultural, and political forms. Prerequisite: FREN 298.

Starting: 2023-09-01 FREN 345 - Introduction to Contemporary French Cinema and Media

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

French & Francophone cultures as expressed in media other than literature, from the invention of cinema through contemporary artistic, socio-cultural, and political forms. Prerequisite: FREN 297.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: FREN 254 or consent of Department. Note: not to be taken by students with credit in FREN 353. This course can also be applied to the MLCS Certificate in Translation Studies.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Overview of the pronunciation of Standard French. Prerequisite: FREN 298 or consent of Department.

Starting: 2023-09-01 FREN 372 - French Phonetics

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Overview of the pronunciation of Standard French. Prerequisite: FREN 297 or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: FREN 298.

Starting: 2023-09-01 FREN 399 - Special Topics

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: FREN 297.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Interactions between language and society in the Francophone world. Prerequisite: FREN 301 and one of FREN 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318, 319, 333.

Starting: 2022-09-01 FREN 418 - Topics on Language and Society in the Francophone World

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Interactions between language and society in the Francophone world. Prerequisite: FREN 301 or LITT 228 and one of FREN 311, 315, 317, 318, 319, 333, 345.

Starting: 2023-09-01 FREN 418 - Topics on Language and Society in the Francophone World

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Interactions between language and society in the Francophone world. Prerequisite: 6 units from: FREN 301, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318, 319, 333.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An experiential study of La Rochelle, its people and history. Prerequisite: FREN 299 or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Emphasis on the representation and evolution of society in French cinema of the last 20 years. Prerequisites: FREN 301 or FRANC 225, and one of FREN 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 333.

Starting: 2022-09-01 FREN 445 - Contemporary Cinema in French

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Emphasis on the representation and evolution of society in French cinema of the last 20 years. Prerequisites: FREN 301 or LITT 228, and one FREN 311, 315, 317, 318, 319, 333, 345.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: FREN 254 or consent of Department. Note: This course can also be applied to the MLCS Certificate in Translation Studies.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Colonialism, identity, diaspora and cultural diversity in French Caribbean literature, films, and music. Prerequisites: FREN 301 or FRANC 225, and one of FREN 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 333.

Starting: 2022-09-01 FREN 465 - Caribbean Culture

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Colonialism, identity, diaspora and cultural diversity in French Caribbean literature, films, and music. Prerequisites: FREN 301 or LITT 228, and one of FREN 311, 315, 317, 318, 319, 333, 345.

Starting: 2023-09-01 FREN 465 - Caribbean Culture

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Colonialism, identity, diaspora and cultural diversity in French Caribbean literature, films, and music. Prerequisite: 6 units from: FREN 301, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318, 319, 333.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Texts written in various Francophone parts of the world from different periods. Prerequisites: FREN 301 or FRANC 225, and one of FREN 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 333.

Starting: 2022-09-01 FREN 467 - Women Writing in French

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Texts written in various Francophone parts of the world from different periods. Prerequisites: FREN 301 or LITT 228, and one of FREN 311, 315, 317, 318, 319, 333, 345.

Starting: 2023-09-01 FREN 467 - Women Writing in French

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Texts written in various Francophone parts of the world from different periods. Prerequisite: 6 units from: FREN 301, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318, 319, 333.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisites: FREN 301 or FRANC 225, and one of FREN 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 333.

Starting: 2022-09-01 FREN 468 - Topics in Quebec/French Canadian Literature

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisites: FREN 301 or LITT 228, and one of FREN 311, 315, 317, 318, 319, 333, 345.

Starting: 2023-09-01 FREN 468 - Topics in Quebec/French Canadian Literature

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

3-0-0). Prerequisite: 6 units from: FREN 301, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318, 319, 333.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

From medieval times through the 19th century. Prerequisite: FREN 301 and one of FREN 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318, 319, 333.

Starting: 2022-09-01 FREN 478 - Topics in French Literature and Culture I

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

From medieval times through the 19th century. Prerequisites: FREN 301 or LITT 228, and one of FREN 311, 315, 317, 318, 319, 333, 345.

Starting: 2023-09-01 FREN 478 - Topics in French Literature and Culture I

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

From medieval times through the 19th century. Prerequisite: 6 units from: FREN 301, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318, 319, 333.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

From the 20th through the 21st century. Prerequisite: FREN 301 and one of FREN 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318, 319, 333.

Starting: 2022-09-01 FREN 479 - Topics in French Literature and Culture II

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

From the 20th through the 21st century. Prerequisites: FREN 301 or LITT 228, and one of FREN 311, 315, 317, 318, 319, 333, 345.

Starting: 2023-09-01 FREN 479 - Topics in French Literature and Culture II

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

From the 20th through the 21st century. Prerequisite: 6 units from: FREN 301, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318, 319, 333.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Study of French oral, materials, and popular culture in various parts of the Francophone world. Variable content; may be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: FREN 301 or FRANC 225; and one of FREN 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 333.

Starting: 2022-09-01 FREN 481 - Topics in Folklore and Popular Culture

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Study of French oral, materials, and popular culture in various parts of the Francophone world. Variable content; may be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: FREN 301 or LITT 228, and one of FREN 311, 315, 317, 318, 319, 333, 345.

Starting: 2023-09-01 FREN 481 - Topics in Folklore and Popular Culture

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Study of French oral, materials, and popular culture in various parts of the Francophone world. Variable content; may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: 6 units from: FREN 301, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 317, 318, 319, 333.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)
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★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)
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