Courses

FRENCH 410 - French Immersion: Advanced (1-2 units; U/G)
Concentrated, structured practice of spoken French; contemporary topics; small-group setting with native speakers simulates immersion experience. Build vocabulary, improve communication skills. Weekend, interim, or short-term summer modules. Specific credits announced in Schedule whenever course is offered. May be retaken to 4 cr max. Prereq: French 324(327)(P) & 325(P), or cons instr.
FRENCH 426 - Growing Up French (3 units; U/G)
French civilization from the point of view of the French child, with emphasis on materials familiar to French children and adolescents. Prereq: jr st; two French courses numbered 320 or above or cons instr.
FRENCH 427 - Advanced Written Expression (3 units; U/G)
Development of writing proficiency in a variety of genres through close analysis and imitation of good French writing; emphasis on usage, syntax, and authentic French expression. Prereq: jr st & French 324(327)(P) & 325(P), or grad st.
FRENCH 428 - Castles, Cathedrals, and Common People: The Foundations of French Culture (3 units; U/G)
Study of major aspects of French society and its cultural expressions from the Middle Ages through the Renaissance. Prereq: jr st; French 332(322)(P); French 324(327)(P) or 325(P); or cons instr.
FRENCH 429 - Royalty, Reason, and Revolution: The Golden Age of French Culture (3 units; U/G)
Major aspects of French society and its cultural expressions from the Renaissance through the Revolution. Prereq: jr st; French 332(322)(P); French 324(327)(P) or 325(P); or cons instr.
FRENCH 430 - Reaction and Innovation: French Culture of the 19th and 20th Centuries (3 units; U/G)
French politics, society, and culture from Napoleon's First Empire to De Gaulle's Fifth Republic, 1804-1958. Prereq: jr st; French 332(322)(P); French 324(327)(P) or 325(P); or cons instr.
FRENCH 450 - Institutions and Culture of Contemporary France (3 units; U/G)
Major political, social, cultural and economic forces shaping France today. France within the European Union and the Francophone world. Prereq: jr st; French 325(P); one add'l 300-level French course or cons instr.
FRENCH 451 - Cinema of the French-Speaking World: (3 units; U/G)
Narrative techniques and thematic content of French-language cinema. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. First enrollment only counts toward French major. Prereq: jr st; two of French 324(327)(P), 325(P), 332(322)(P) or cons instr.
FRENCH 457 - Topics in French and Francophone Studies in Translation: (3 units; U/G)
Critical reading, lectures, and discussion of important works on a topic, genre, or historical period, with particular emphasis on intellectual and cultural context. CompLit 457 & French 457 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
FRENCH 465 - Introduction to Translation: English to French (3 units; U/G)
Translation of texts from English into French. Comparative study of French and English syntax and comparative culture. French 465 & Trnsltn 465 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Counts as repeat of French 499 with Intro to English to French Translation topic. Prereq: jr st; grade of B or better in French 325(P); French 427(P) or cons instr.
FRENCH 510 - Seminar on Masterpieces of Literature Written in French: (3 units; U/G)
Representative works of a major writer or writers. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; French 325(P) & 332(322)(P); or cons instr.
FRENCH 510G - Seminar on Masterpieces of Literature Written in French: (3 units; U/G)
Representative works of a major writer or writers. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; French 325(P) & 332(322)(P); or cons instr.
FRENCH 520 - Seminar in Contemporary French Literature: (3 units; U/G)
Trends and schools in contemporary novels, theatre, and poetry. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; French 325(P) & 332(322)(P); or cons instr.
FRENCH 592 - Seminar in French Language: (3 units; U/G)
Historic, social, geographic, phonological, and lexical evolution of French. How French fits into global and regional contexts. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; two of French 324(327)(P), 325(P), & 332(322)(P); French 392(P); or cons instr.
FRENCH 697 - Study Abroad: (1-12 units; U/G)
Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level. May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
FRENCH 700 - Practicum in French Language Teaching Methods (1 units; G)
Practical application within French of methods and concepts taught in MALLT(MAFLL) 700. Retakable to 2 cr max. Prereq: grad st; MALLT(MAFLL) 700(C) or cons instr.
FRENCH 706 - Introduction to Translation: French to English (3 units; G)
Introduction to basic skills necessary to professional translation. Translation of texts form French into English. Summarizing texts. Sight translation. French 706 (715) & Trnsltn 706 (715) are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Counts as repeat of French/Trnsltn 415 (425) taken for grad cr. Prereq: grad st; admis to Trnsltn Prog or cons instr.
FRENCH 716 - Seminar in Advanced Translation: French to English (3 units; G)
Translation from French into English; advanced grammar; techniques of documentation. French 716(515) & Trnsltn 716(515) are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: grad st; French 415(425)(P) or cons instr.
FRENCH 731 - Seminar in Literature of the Francophone World: (3 units; G)
Works written in French by writers of Africa, North Africa, the Caribbean, and Quebec. Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grad st.
FRENCH 732 - Topics in French and Francophone Culture: (1-3 units; G)
Advanced study of selected topics in the cultures of France or french-speaking countries. Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Not open for cr to students w/cr in French 432 w/same subtitle. Prereq: Grad st; cons instr.
FRENCH 733 - Seminar in French Literature: (3 units; G)
In-depth study of important works of French literature. Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grad st.
FRENCH 797 - Study Abroad: (1-6 units; G)
Designed to enroll graduate students in UWM sponsored program before course work, level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially-prepared program course work. Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
FRENCH 799 - Independent Study: (1-3 units; G)
Supervised study with a member of the graduate faculty. Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: grad st; cons instr.