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Graduate French (FR)

The minimum prerequisite for 50000-69999 level courses is graduate standing. Additional prerequisites may apply and are listed in this catalog.

53091 French Seminar (3)
Topic to be announced.

53213 French Composition-Advanced (3)
French stylistics developed through analyses of literary extracts and practice in written expression. Prerequisite: special approval.

53216 Contemporary French Culture (3)
A study of selected sociological, political, cultural or economic issues in the contemporary Francophone world. Prerequisite: special approval.

53366 Studies in 19th-Century French Literature (3)
Study of selected topics in 19th-century French literature. Prerequisite: 6 hours from 33330 level.

53368 20th Century French Novel (3)
Study of selected 20th-century French novels, with emphasis on one or several major writers or movements. Prerequisite: 6 hours from 33330 level.

53369 20th Century French Poetry (3)
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.

53370 20th Century French Theatre (3)
Studies in French drama since 1900. Prerequisite: 6 hours from 33330 level.

53380 Francophone Literature (3)
A study of writers, movements or works representative of French-speaking national cultures outside of France. May be repeated for credit as course content changes.

63001 Graduate Research and Writing in French (3)
Individual instruction and assistance with problems encountered in academic research and writing in French. Required of all graduate students in their first fall semester of graduate work.

63010 The Practice of French Translation (3)
Students apply linguistic and communication science concepts to case studies of language mediation. Corequisite: TRST 60010.

63093 Variable Title Workshop in French (1-6)
Workshops individually designed to provide instruction and training in specific areas of French studies. S/U grading. Prerequisite: special approval.

63098 Research (1-15)
Research or individual investigation for master’s-level graduate students. Credits earned applied toward degree requirements if department approves. Repeat registration permitted. IP permissible. Prerequisite: special approval.

63199 Thesis I (2-6)
Thesis students must register for a total of 6 hours, 2 to 6 hours in a single semester, distributed over several semesters if desired. S/U grading; IP permissible.

*63201 Reading French for Graduate Students (4)
Introduction to the fundamentals of French grammar for graduate students. Practice in reading and translation.

*63202 Reading French for Graduate Students (Humanities/Social Sciences) (3)
Practice in the reading and translation of French texts in the student’s specialized field and in more general areas.

63240 Literary and Cultural Translation (3)
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.

63250 Commerical, Legal and Diplomatic Translation (3)
An introduction to methods and resources for the translation of commercial, economic, financial, legal, diplomatic and governmental documents. Prerequisite: TRST 60010.

63299 Thesis II (2)
Thesis students must continue registration each semester until all degree requirements are met. S/U grading; IP permissible. Prerequisite: FR 63199.

63979 Case Study in Translation (3)
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. S/U grading. Prerequisite: special approval.

*Credit hours earned in this language sequence are not applicable toward the completion of the hour requirement in a student’s graduate program, and do not count toward the minimum 8-hour semester load required.