Courses

FRENCH 410 French Immersion: Advanced
1-2 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: French 324(327)(P) & 325(P), or cons instr.
Course Rules: May be retaken to 4 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2014.
FRENCH 410G French Immersion: Advanced
1-2 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: French 324(327)(P) & 325(P), or cons instr.
Course Rules: May be retaken to 4 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2014.
FRENCH 426 Growing Up French
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
French civilization from the point of view of the French child, with emphasis on materials familiar to French children and adolescents.
Prerequisites: jr st; two French courses numbered 320 or above or cons instr.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2014.
FRENCH 426G Growing Up French
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
French civilization from the point of view of the French child, with emphasis on materials familiar to French children and adolescents.
Prerequisites: jr st; two French courses numbered 320 or above or cons instr.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2014.
FRENCH 427 Advanced Written Expression
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st & French 324(327)(P) & 325(P), or grad st.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2013.
FRENCH 427G Advanced Written Expression
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st & French 324(327)(P) & 325(P), or grad st.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2013.
FRENCH 428 Castles, Cathedrals, and Common People: The Foundations of French Culture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Study of major aspects of French society and its cultural expressions from the Middle Ages through the Renaissance.
Prerequisites: jr st; French 332(322)(P); French 324(327)(P) or 325(P); or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2016.
FRENCH 428G Castles, Cathedrals, and Common People: The Foundations of French Culture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Study of major aspects of French society and its cultural expressions from the Middle Ages through the Renaissance.
Prerequisites: jr st; French 332(322)(P); French 324(327)(P) or 325(P); or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2016.
FRENCH 429 Royalty, Reason, and Revolution: The Golden Age of French Culture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major aspects of French society and its cultural expressions from the Renaissance through the Revolution.
Prerequisites: jr st; French 332(322)(P); French 324(327)(P) or 325(P); or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2017.
FRENCH 429G Royalty, Reason, and Revolution: The Golden Age of French Culture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major aspects of French society and its cultural expressions from the Renaissance through the Revolution.
Prerequisites: jr st; French 332(322)(P); French 324(327)(P) or 325(P); or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2017.
FRENCH 430 Reaction and Innovation: French Culture of the 19th and 20th Centuries
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
French politics, society, and culture from Napoleon's First Empire to De Gaulle's Fifth Republic, 1804-1958.
Prerequisites: jr st; French 332(322)(P); French 324(327)(P) or 325(P); or cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2015.
FRENCH 430G Reaction and Innovation: French Culture of the 19th and 20th Centuries
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
French politics, society, and culture from Napoleon's First Empire to De Gaulle's Fifth Republic, 1804-1958.
Prerequisites: jr st; French 332(322)(P); French 324(327)(P) or 325(P); or cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2015.
FRENCH 450 Institutions and Culture of Contemporary France
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major political, social, cultural and economic forces shaping France today. France within the European Union and the Francophone world.
Prerequisites: jr st; French 325(P); one add'l 300-level French course or cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2016.
FRENCH 450G Institutions and Culture of Contemporary France
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major political, social, cultural and economic forces shaping France today. France within the European Union and the Francophone world.
Prerequisites: jr st; French 325(P); one add'l 300-level French course or cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2016.
FRENCH 451 Cinema of the French-Speaking World:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Narrative techniques and thematic content of French-language cinema.
Prerequisites: jr st; two of French 324(327)(P), 325(P), 332(322)(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. First enrollment only counts toward French major.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2015.
FRENCH 451G Cinema of the French-Speaking World:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Narrative techniques and thematic content of French-language cinema.
Prerequisites: jr st; two of French 324(327)(P), 325(P), 332(322)(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. First enrollment only counts toward French major.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2015.
FRENCH 457 Topics in French and Francophone Studies in Translation:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Critical reading, lectures, and discussion of important works on a topic, genre, or historical period, with particular emphasis on intellectual and cultural context.
Prerequisites: jr st or cons instr.
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2009.
FRENCH 457G Topics in French and Francophone Studies in Translation:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Critical reading, lectures, and discussion of important works on a topic, genre, or historical period, with particular emphasis on intellectual and cultural context.
Prerequisites: jr st or cons instr.
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2009.
FRENCH 465 Introduction to Translation: English to French
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Translation of texts from English into French. Comparative study of French and English syntax and comparative culture.
Prerequisites: jr st; grade of B or better in French 325(P); French 427(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Fall 2010, Fall 2008.
FRENCH 465G Introduction to Translation: English to French
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Translation of texts from English into French. Comparative study of French and English syntax and comparative culture.
Prerequisites: jr st; grade of B or better in French 325(P); French 427(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Fall 2010, Fall 2008.
FRENCH 510 Seminar on Masterpieces of Literature Written in French:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Representative works of a major writer or writers.
Prerequisites: jr st; French 325(P) & 332(322)(P); or cons instr.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2014.
FRENCH 510G Seminar on Masterpieces of Literature Written in French:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Representative works of a major writer or writers.
Prerequisites: jr st; French 325(P) & 332(322)(P); or cons instr.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2014.
FRENCH 520 Seminar in Contemporary French Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Trends and schools in contemporary novels, theatre, and poetry.
Prerequisites: jr st; French 325(P) & 332(322)(P); or cons instr.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2010, Fall 1990.
FRENCH 520G Seminar in Contemporary French Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Trends and schools in contemporary novels, theatre, and poetry.
Prerequisites: jr st; French 325(P) & 332(322)(P); or cons instr.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2010, Fall 1990.
FRENCH 592 Seminar in French Language:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Historic, social, geographic, phonological, and lexical evolution of French. How French fits into global and regional contexts.
Prerequisites: jr st; two of French 324(327)(P), 325(P), & 332(322)(P); French 392(P); or cons instr.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2016.
FRENCH 592G Seminar in French Language:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Historic, social, geographic, phonological, and lexical evolution of French. How French fits into global and regional contexts.
Prerequisites: jr st; two of French 324(327)(P), 325(P), & 332(322)(P); French 392(P); or cons instr.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2016.
FRENCH 697 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.
Prerequisites: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2017.
FRENCH 697G Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.
Prerequisites: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2017.
FRENCH 700 Practicum in French Language Teaching Methods
1 cr. Graduate.
Practical application within French of methods and concepts taught in MALLT(MAFLL) 700.
Prerequisites: grad st; MALLT(MAFLL) 700(C) or cons instr.
Course Rules: Retakable to 2 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2016, Spring 2015.
FRENCH 706 Introduction to Translation: French to English
3 cr. Graduate.
Introduction to basic skills necessary to professional translation. Translation of texts form French into English. Summarizing texts. Sight translation.
Prerequisites: grad st; admis to Trnsltn Prog or cons instr.
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Fall 2012.
FRENCH 716 Seminar in Advanced Translation: French to English
3 cr. Graduate.
Translation from French into English; advanced grammar; techniques of documentation.
Prerequisites: grad st; French 415(425)(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: French 716(515) & Trnsltn 716(515) are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2011, Spring 2009, Spring 2007.
FRENCH 731 Seminar in Literature of the Francophone World:
3 cr. Graduate.
Works written in French by writers of Africa, North Africa, the Caribbean, and Quebec.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Fall 2015.
FRENCH 732 Topics in French and Francophone Culture:
1-3 cr. Graduate.
Advanced study of selected topics in the cultures of France or french-speaking countries.
Prerequisites: Grad st; cons instr.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Not open for cr to students w/cr in French 432 w/same subtitle.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Spring 2011, Fall 2010, Spring 1998.
FRENCH 733 Seminar in French Literature:
3 cr. Graduate.
In-depth study of important works of French literature.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2014, Fall 2011, Spring 2010.
FRENCH 797 Study Abroad:
1-6 cr. Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Fall 2012, Fall 2011, Spring 2011.
FRENCH 799 Independent Study:
1-3 cr. Graduate.
Supervised study with a member of the graduate faculty.
Prerequisites: grad st; cons instr.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2014.