Selected Fall 2016 Course Offerings

For specific undergraduate course descriptions, visit the French Department main page and select an area of concentration. Graduate course descriptions can be found below.


Beginning French I - 42462 - FREN 101 – 01 Online, Ayari

Beginning French I - 42463 - FREN 101 – 02; 8:30-9:45 M/W Schmitt Hall 110, Saxon

Beginning French I-42464- FREN 101-03; 8:30-9:45 W/F University Hall, Instructor-TBA

Beginning French I- 42465- FREN 101-4; 10:00am-11:15am; T/R University Hall 3007, Instructor-TBA

Beginning French I-42466- FREN 101-05; 11:30am-12:45pm; M/W University 3051, Meslobu

Beginning French I-42467- FREN 101-06; 11:30am-12:45pm; T/R University Hall , Loysen Turek

Beginning French I-42468- FREN 101-07; 1:00pm-2:15pm; T/F University Hall 2032; Mesloub

Beginning French I-42470- FREN 101-09; 6:45pm-8:00pm; M/W Schmitt, Bernard

Beginning French II- 42472- FREN 112-01; Online, Ayari

Beginning French II-42473- FREN 112-02; 8:30am-9:45am; M/R, University Hall 2008; Pogash

Beginning French II-42474- FREN 112-03; 10:00am-11:15am; M/W; University Hall, Instructor- TBA

Beginning French II- 42475- FREN 112-04; 11:30am-12:45pm; M/W; University Hall; Mengara

Beginning French II- 42476- FREN 112-05; 10:00am-11:45am; W/F; Location-TBA; Saxon

Intermediate French I- 42477- FREN 121-01; Online; Redouane

Intermediate French I- 42478- FREN 121-02; 2:30pm-3:45pm- M/R; University Hall 2025; Instructor-TBA

Intermediate French II- 42479- FREN 132-01; 1:00pm-2:45pm- T/R; Schmitt 214; Loysen Turek

Review of French Grammar- 42480- FREN 203-01; 11:30am-12:45pm-M/W; Schmitt 214; Wirz

Spoken Language Practice- 47118-FREN 206-01; 1:00pm-2:15pm; M/W; Schmitt 214; Mengara

Introduction to Women Authors of French-Speaking Africa- 47119- FREN 283-01; 1:00pm-2:15pm; T/R; Schmit, Redouane

French Civilization 19th and 20th Centuries- 47122; FREN 304-01; 10:00am-11:15am; M/W; Schmitt, Oppenheim

Translation I-42485; FREN 350-01; 2:30pm-3:45pm- T/R; Schmitt; Jay-Rayon Ibrahim Aibo

Theories and Approaches to Teaching French as a Second Language- 47123- FREN 418-01; 5:30pm-8:00pm; Schmitt 214; Redouane


FREN502: Theories and Approaches to Teaching French as a Second Language

The first half of a two-semester sequential course conducted entirely in French. It provides an analysis of various second language theories, and a survey of instructional methods and the principles underlying them. It also offers an overview of research findings in the area of French as a second language. 3 sh. 

Theories and Approaches to Teaching French as a Second Language- 47125-FREN 502-01; 5:30pm-8:00pm- T; Location- TBA; Redouane


FREN511: Medieval French Literature (3 hours lecture)

French literature from ninth through fifteenth centuries emphasizing the "Chanson de geste" and the "Roman courtois." 3 sh.

Medieval French Literature-47127- FREN 511-01; 5:30pm-8:00pm; W; Schmitt 214; Loysen


FREN549: Contemporary Francophone Civilization Seminar (3 hours seminar)

Changing topics addressing contemporary issues affecting the Francophone world. Topics might include "Gender, Women and Society," "French Rap and Black Culture in France," "The Scourge of AIDS in Francophone Africa: Causes and Remedies." May be repeated twice for a total of nine credits. 3 sh.

Contemp Francophone Civ Thru Film- 47129-FREN 549-01; 5:30pm-8:00pm; M; Schmitt 214; Mengara