FREN 6033 Special Topics in French Civilization
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Study of particular aspects or periods of French civilization. May be repeated if topics vary.

FREN 6043 French Civilization I
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

(Not open to students with prior credit for Fr 605.) Historical, philosophical, artistic, and literary influences which contributed to the formation of French civilization from the Middle Ages to the Age of Louis XIV.

FREN 6053 French Civilization II
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

(Not open to students with prior credit for Fr 605.) Historical, philosophical, artistic, and literary influences which contributed to the formation of French civilization from the Regency through World War II.

FREN 6063 Contemporary France
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Intellectual climate as reflected in the political, social, and economic structures of contemporary France.

FREN 6103 Advanced French Syntax
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Detailed examination of contemporary French grammar, syntax, and vocabulary, with emphasis on improving proficiency in written French.

FREN 6108 French for International Business I
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Business vocabulary and correspondence. Protocol of business environment. Reading and analysis of commercial texts.

FREN 6109 French for International Business II
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 6108 or consent of instructor
Description

Readings in the foreign language of current materials related to business and trade structures, issues, and procedures.

FREN 6135 Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Translation
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Introduction to professional translation based on a comparative study of characteristic modes of expression in French and English and to the theoretical aspects of translation. Practice in translation of non-technical texts from French to English and English to French.

FREN 6140 General Translation
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 6135 or consent of instructor
Description

Translation of texts on a variety of cultural topics, documents, computer assisted translations, methods of research and documentation, and the continued study of comparative stylistics.

FREN 6990 Independent Study – Special Topics
Credit Hours 1.0 TO 4.0
Prerequisites Consent of the instructor
Description

For French M.A. students. No more than four credit hours may be applied toward the degree. Special topics readings and/or research to be determined in consultation with the instructor.

FREN 7135 Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Translation
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Introduction to professional translation, based on a comparative study of the characteristic modes of expression in French and English and to the theoretical aspects of translation. Practice in translation of non-technical texts from French to English and English to French.

FREN 7140 General Translation
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 7135 or consent of instructor
Description

Translation of texts on a variety of cultural topics, documents, computer assisted translations, methods of research and documentation, and the continued study of comparative stylistics.

FREN 7142 Specialized Translation I
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 7140 or consent of instructor
Description

Business, economics, and banking.

FREN 7145 Specialized Translation II
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 7142 or consent of instructor
Description

Legal, medical, natural sciences, media, and other.

FREN 7146 Workshop on the Translation of Special Topics
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites FREN 7145 or consent of instructor
Description

Translation of texts of a technical nature, including the areas of computer, medicine, and the natural sciences; compilation of selected bibliographies and glossaries in the student’s chosen field of specialization and completion of a major translation project.

FREN 7151 French for Reading
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Survey of grammar with emphasis on developing reading skills. For graduate students preparing for the Graduate Reading Examination.

FREN 8000 Explication de textes
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Analysis of short texts drawn from different periods and different genres, with emphasis on the relationship between form and content.

FREN 8220 Topics in the French Novel
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Study of particular aspects or periods of French Novel. May be repeated if topics vary.

FREN 8230 Topics in the French Drama
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Study of particular aspects or periods of French Drama. May be repeated if topics vary.

FREN 8240 Topics in French Poetry
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Study of particular aspects or periods of French Poetry. May be repeated if topics vary.

FREN 8250 Topics in the History of Ideas
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Study of particular aspects or periods of French History of Ideas. May be repeated if topics vary.

FREN 8265 Seminar in French Literature
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

May be repeated if topics vary.

FREN 8895 Research
Credit Hours 1.0 TO 21.0
Description

Independent research for credit.

FREN 8999 Thesis Research
Credit Hours 1.0 TO 9.0
Description