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FREN 100 French for Reading Knowledge
Special course for candidates for advanced degrees in other departments. Fundamentals of grammar and reading of material of medium difficulty. Intended primarily for graduate students, but open also to seniors planning graduate study. Does not satisfy any part of the undergraduate language requirement. Presupposes no previous study of French. Conducted in English. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC
TR 09:30-10:45 AM FR 219 - LAWRENCE
3 26367
FREN 104 Elementary French, Overseas
Basic language instruction in French for beginners participating in study abroad programs in France or a French-speaking country. Graded satisfactory/unsatisfactory. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 107 Elementary French I for the Professional Schools
Essentials of French grammar; practice in speaking, reading, and writing French. Introduction to French business culture. Three hours of class per week. This course does not satisfy the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences foreign language requirement. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 108 Elementary French II for the Professional Schools
Essentials of French grammar; practice in speaking, reading, and writing French. Introduction to French business culture. Three hours of class per week. This course does not satisfy the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences foreign language requirement. Prerequisite: FREN 107 or equivalent. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 109 Elementary French III for the Professional Schools
Essentials of French grammar; practice in speaking, reading, and writing French. Introduction to French business culture. Three hours of class per week. This course does not satisfy the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences foreign language requirement. Prerequisite: FREN 108 or equivalent. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 110 Elementary French I
Five hours of class per week. A balanced approach stressing understanding, speaking, reading, and writing. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
MTWRF 08:00-08:50 AM WES 4043 - LAWRENCE
5 11602
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
MTWRF 09:00-09:50 AM WES 4043 - LAWRENCE
5 11595
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
MTWRF 10:00-10:50 AM WES 4043 - LAWRENCE
5 19735
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
MTWRF 11:00-11:50 AM WES 1047 - LAWRENCE
5 11596
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
MTWRF 11:00-11:50 AM WES 4043 - LAWRENCE
5 11597
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
MTWRF 12:00-12:50 PM WES 4043 - LAWRENCE
5 11598
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
MTWRF 01:00-01:50 PM WES 4043 - LAWRENCE
5 11599
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
MTWRF 02:00-02:50 PM WES 4043 - LAWRENCE
5 11600
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
MTWRF 03:00-03:50 PM WES 4043 - LAWRENCE
5 11601
FREN 111 Introduction to French I
Introduction to French for special purposes; no previous French required. Provides basic familiarity with the French language, focusing on speaking, listening, reading and the essentials of French grammar. Introduction to the culture of the French-speaking world. Three class hours per week; may be delivered by videoconference or face-to-face. Does not satisfy any KU language requirement. Prerequisite: Instructor permission required. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 112 Introduction to French II
Continuation of FREN 111. Further development of basic familiarity with the French language, focusing on speaking, listening, reading and the essentials of French grammar. Continued exploration of the culture of the French-speaking world. Three class hours per week; may be delivered by videoconference or face-to-face. Does not satisfy any KU language requirement. Prerequisite: FREN 111 or permission of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 113 Introduction to French III
Continuation of FREN 112. Further development of basic familiarity with the French language, focusing on speaking, listening, reading and the essentials of French grammar. Continued exploration of the culture of the French-speaking world. Three class hours per week; may be delivered by videoconference or face-to-face. Does not satisfy any KU language requirement. Prerequisite: FREN 112 or permission of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 120 Elementary French II
Five hours of class per week. A balanced approach stressing understanding, speaking, reading, and writing. Prerequisite: FREN 110 or by departmental permission. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
MTWRF 09:00-09:50 AM WES 1047 - LAWRENCE
5 11603
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
MTWRF 10:00-10:50 AM WES 1047 - LAWRENCE
5 11604
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
MTWRF 01:00-01:50 PM WES 1047 - LAWRENCE
5 11605
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
MTWRF 03:00-03:50 PM WES 1047 - LAWRENCE
5 22154
FREN 152 France and the French
A comprehensive, interdisciplinary survey of French culture that may include topics ranging from the earliest times to the present, with particular attention to literature, the arts, thought, politics, society, food, and customs. Taught in English. Does not fulfill any requirement in the French major or minor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 177 First Year Seminar: _____
A limited-enrollment, seminar course for first-time freshmen, addressing current issues in French. Course is designed to meet the critical thinking learning outcome of the KU Core. First-Year Seminar topics are coordinated and approved by the Office of First-Year Experience. Prerequisite: First-time freshman status. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Scott, Paul
TR 11:00-12:15 PM WES 1045 - LAWRENCE
3 22152
FREN 230 Intermediate French I
Third-semester course stressing oral and written work in French; systematic review of grammar and introduction to reading in cultural texts. (See also FREN 231, FREN 234.) Prerequisite: FREN 120 or by departmental permission. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
Weatherley, Gillian
MWF 09:00-09:50 AM FR 219 - LAWRENCE
3 11606
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
Weatherley, Gillian
MWF 10:00-10:50 AM WES 4046 - LAWRENCE
3 26335
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
Weatherley, Gillian
MWF 10:00-10:50 AM FR 219 - LAWRENCE
3 11610
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
Weatherley, Gillian
MWF 11:00-11:50 AM FR 219 - LAWRENCE
3 11607
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
Weatherley, Gillian
MWF 12:00-12:50 PM FR 219 - LAWRENCE
3 11608
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
Weatherley, Gillian
MWF 03:00-03:50 PM FR 206 - LAWRENCE
3 11609
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
Weatherley, Gillian
MWF 01:00-01:50 PM FR 219 - LAWRENCE
3 22156
FREN 231 Intermediate French I, Honors
Similar in approach and content to FREN 230; smaller class size; open to students who had done very good to excellent work in previous French classes. Prerequisite: Grade of B or A in FREN 120 or departmental permission. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Booker, John
MWF 11:00-11:50 AM WES 2066 - LAWRENCE
3 11611
FREN 234 Intermediate French I and II
One-semester course meeting five times a week for six hours credit. Material same as in FREN 230 and FREN 240. (FREN 234, FREN 240, FREN 241--each completes foreign language requirement.) Prerequisite: FREN 120 or by departmental permission. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
Weatherley, Gillian
MTWRF 12:00-12:50 PM WES 1047 - LAWRENCE
6 14535
FREN 240 Intermediate French II
Continuation of FREN 230. (FREN 234, FREN 240, FREN 241--each completes foreign language requirement.) (See also FREN 241.) Prerequisite: FREN 230, FREN 231, or by departmental permission. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
Weatherley, Gillian
MWF 09:00-09:50 AM WES 4046 - LAWRENCE
3 11612
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
Weatherley, Gillian
MWF 09:00-09:50 AM FR 206 - LAWRENCE
3 26333
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
Weatherley, Gillian
MWF 10:00-10:50 AM FR 206 - LAWRENCE
3 11613
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
Weatherley, Gillian
MWF 02:00-02:50 PM FR 206 - LAWRENCE
3 11614
LEC Swanson, Kimberly
Weatherley, Gillian
MWF 01:00-01:50 PM FR 206 - LAWRENCE
3 11615
FREN 241 Intermediate French II, Honors
Similar in approach and content to FREN 240; smaller class size; open to students who have done very good to excellent work in previous French classes. Prerequisite: A grade of A in FREN 230 or FREN 231, or departmental permission. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 300 Intensive Review of French Grammar
Designed to provide essential skills for advanced courses. Prerequisite: FREN 234, FREN 240, FREN 241, or by departmental permission. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 310 French Phonetics
A course in practical phonetics with exercises stressing rhythm, intonation, and individual sounds. Prerequisite: FREN 240, FREN 241, or by departmental permission. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Bourgeois, Christine
TR 11:00-12:15 PM FR 219 - LAWRENCE
3 17959
LEC
TR 01:00-02:15 PM WES 4046 - LAWRENCE
3 26356
LEC Kelly, Mary
MWF 01:00-01:50 PM WES 1045 - LAWRENCE
3 15981
FREN 315 Le Francais Pratique
Supplementary non-major language course that can be a sequel to the first four semesters of French. Primarily for students studying abroad. Covers vocabulary study, oral exercises, discussion of texts, writing, and free conversation. Prerequisite: FREN 230/231 or FREN 234, FREN 240/241. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 326 Introduction to French Literature
Analysis of selected texts from various genres; special emphasis on explication de texte. Prerequisite: FREN 300 (or with FREN 300), or by departmental permission. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Pasco, Allan
TR 11:00-12:15 PM WES 2066 - LAWRENCE
3 11618
LEC Fourny, Diane
MWF 11:00-11:50 AM WES 1045 - LAWRENCE
3 24512
LEC
TR 01:00-02:15 PM FR 219 - LAWRENCE
3 26337
LEC Weatherley, Gillian
MWF 09:00-09:50 AM WES 1045 - LAWRENCE
3 17413
FREN 330 French Language and Civilization I
A study of French grammar, conversation, and composition, with selected aspects of French civilization. Available to participants in the Summer Language Institutes, and selected Study Abroad programs. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 340 French Language and Civilization II
A study of French grammar, conversation, and composition, with selected aspects of French civilization. Available to participants in the Summer Language Institutes, and selected Study Abroad Programs. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 350 Applied French Grammar and Composition I
Systematic grammar review with extensive practice in writing French. Prerequisite: FREN 300 or FREN 326. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 352 French for Journalism and Business
Practical acquisition of skills necessary to understand the language of journalism and business. Prerequisite: FREN 300. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 375 Intermediate French Conversation
Three meetings per week. Guided discussions designed to increase fluency, improve pronunciation, and acquire vocabulary. Sections limited to twelve students. May be designated a KULAC class at the discretion of the instructor. Prerequisite: FREN 300 or concurrent enrollment in FREN 300. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC
TR 11:00-12:15 PM FR 206 - LAWRENCE
3 11621
FREN 376 Advanced French Conversation
Three meetings per week. Guided discussions designed to increase fluency, improve pronunciation, and knowledge of French culture and language. Classes have centered around topics such as the French Revolution, the Arts, Renaissance Festivals, and French cinema. Sections limited to twelve students. May be designated a KULAC class at the discretion of the instructor. Prerequisite: FREN 375. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 401 Paris, City of Lights and Legends
An exploration of the French capital from its origins to present as emblem and icon of the social, literary, cultural, and political development of the French nation and of French ideals. Topics include great persons, events, works, symbols, and myths since the founding of the city to the present. Taught in English. Does not fulfill any requirement in the French major or minor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 405 French Literature in Translation
Readings and discussions of representative great masterpieces of French literature from the medieval Arthurian romances and chansons de geste to the present, with particular emphasis on the question of the interrelations of form and content. Includes such authors as Rabelais, Montaigne, Racine, Moliere, Voltaire, Balzac, Flaubert, Baudelaire, Proust, Gide, Camus, and Beckett. Conducted in English. A reading knowledge of French is extremely useful but not a requirement. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 406 Introduction to French Culture Through Film
Discussion of great masterpieces of French film from the silent era to the present, with a particular emphasis on how film portrays and conveys important aspects of French culture past and present. The works of a variety of film-makers may be covered, and may include among others Georges Melies, Jean Vigo, Jean Renoir, Abel Gance, Rene Clair, Marcel Carne, Jean Cocteau, Alain Resnais, Jean-Luc Godard, Francois Truffaut, Agnes Varda, Louis Malle, Eric Rohmer, and Claude Berri. Films will be shown in French with subtitles in English. Knowledge of French is useful, but not required. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 410 Survey of French Culture I
A survey of the historical, philosophical, literary, and artistic development of France, from the beginning through the 17th century. Prerequisite: FREN 300 and FREN 326. May be designated a KULAC class at the discretion of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 420 Survey of French Culture II
Continuation of FREN 410, from the 18th century to the present. Prerequisite: FREN 300 and FREN 326. May be designated a KULAC class at the discretion of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 430 La France d'Aujourd'Hui
Social, political, and economic trends from 1939 to present, with emphasis on period since 1968. Prerequisite: FREN 300 and FREN 326. May be designated a KULAC class at the discretion of the instructor. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Bourgeois, Christine
TR 01:00-02:15 PM WES 1045 - LAWRENCE
3 24511
FREN 431 French-Speaking World (Outside France)
Cultures of the some 235 million persons in the five world areas whose everyday and/or official language is French: Canada; Caribbean (e.g., Haiti, Guadeloupe, Martinique); Europe (e.g., Belgium, Switzerland); Africa and Indian Ocean (23 former French or Belgian colonies); Pacific (e.g., Tahiti, New Caledonia). Also French-speaking settlers in the United States (Louisiana, South Carolina, New England, Kansas). French presence in Indo-China and the Near East. Prerequisite: FREN 300 and FREN 326. (May be taken concurrently with FREN 300 and/or FREN 326.) May be designated a KULAC class at the discretion of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 432 Francophone African Literature
This course is an introduction of 20th Century African literature written in French, covering selected works by major authors from both sub-Saharan Africa and the Maghreb. Attention will be given primarily to the novel, although some poetry will also be read. Topics and themes include negritude, African identity in the wake of colonialism, Islam, and women's writing. Classes will be conducted in English. Students may read the texts in French or in translation. (Same as AAAS 432.) Prerequisite: ENGL 102 and a 200-level English course. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 440 Studies in French Culture: _____
Representative topics are: History of Paris, Role of Women in French Literature and Culture, Interrelationships of the Arts, French-speaking African Culture, Culture of French Canada. May be repeated for credit with departmental permission; may also be repeated as part of major in French language and culture. Prerequisite: FREN 300 and FREN 326. May be designated a KULAC class at the discretion of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 450 French Literature of the Middle Ages
Study of the principal authors, movements, and themes of the period. Prerequisite: FREN 300 and FREN 326. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 455 French Literature of the Renaissance
Study of the principal authors, movements, and themes of the period. Prerequisite: FREN 300 and FREN 326. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 460 French Literature of the Seventeenth Century
Study of the principal authors, movements, and themes of the period. Prerequisite: FREN 300 and 326. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 462 French Literature of the Eighteenth Century
Study of the principal authors, movements, and themes of the period. Prerequisite: FREN 300 and 326. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 465 French Literature of the 19th Century
Study of the principal authors, movements, and themes of the period. Prerequisite: FREN 300 and FREN 326. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Booker, John
MWF 02:00-02:50 PM WES 1045 - LAWRENCE
3 26351
FREN 470 French Literature of the Twentieth Century
Study of the principal authors, movements, and themes of the period. Prerequisite: FREN 300 and FREN 326. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 480 Studies in French Literature: _____
A study of a period, theme, group of authors, or movement. Subject matter will vary; may be taken more than once if subject differs. Prerequisite: FREN 300 and FREN 326. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Bourgeois, Christine
TR 02:30-03:45 PM FR 107 - LAWRENCE
3 26710
FREN 495 Directed Readings in French
May be taken more than once, total credit not to exceed fifteen hours. Fields not covered by course work, and/or field of student's special interest. Conferences. Counts as humanities when taken for two or three hours. Prerequisite: Twenty-five hours of French and consent of instructor. IND.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Booker, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-15 11622
IND Bourgeois, Christine
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-15 25278
IND Fourny, Diane
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-15 11623
IND Hayes, Bruce
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-15 11624
IND Jewers, Caroline
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-15 11625
IND Kelly, Mary
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-15 15328
IND Kelly, Van
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-15 11626
IND Pasco, Allan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-15 11627
FREN 499 Honors in French
Various topics in French or Francophone literature or culture. May be taken more than once, total credit not to exceed nine hours. Minimum of six hours of FREN 499 required for B.A. with Honors in French. Student must discuss Honors eligibility and their topic with a faculty member before enrolling. IND.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Booker, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 11628
IND Fourny, Diane
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 11629
IND Hayes, Bruce
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 17612
IND Jewers, Caroline
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 11630
IND Kelly, Mary
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 14453
IND Kelly, Van
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 11631
IND Pasco, Allan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 11632
IND Scott, Paul
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 18277
IND Swanson, Kimberly
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 17478
FREN 500 Advanced French Phonetics
Advanced theory and practice of French pronunciation. Not open to students who have taken FREN 310, except by departmental permission. Prerequisite: FREN 300 or FREN 326 or graduate standing. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Kelly, Mary
MWF 01:00-01:50 PM WES 1045 - LAWRENCE
3 15984
FREN 530 Studies in Film: _____
Studies in an aspect of film, a director or group of directors. Emphasis on French film. Given in French or English. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Scott, Paul
TR 02:30-03:45 PM WES 1045 - LAWRENCE
3 26352
FREN 592 French Culture Through Film I, Beginnings to 1950
A survey of the major public images of French culture as surveyed in French silent and sound film from the early 1900s through World War II and its immediate aftermath. Students will view and discuss a selection of films that address crucial aspects of French culture such as (but not limited to) gender, war and peace, daily life, art and artists, tradition and revolution, city life versus country life, social classes, moral choice, and individual freedoms. The course will include discussion of the cultural and artistic significance of major French film movements like Poetic Realism. In addition to viewing and discussing films, students will read and analyze the writings of a number of French intellectuals, writers, and artists who have had a major influence on French culture as it appears in films from 1900-1950. May be taught in French or English. For students who already have some knowledge of French culture. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 593 French Culture Through Film II, 1950-Present
A survey of the major public images of French culture as surveyed in French silent and sound film from 1950 to present. Students will view and discuss a selection of films that address crucial aspects of French culture such as (but not limited to) gender, war and peace, daily life, art and artists, tradition and revolution, city life versus country life, colonialism and post-colonialism, social classes, moral choice, and individual freedoms. The course will include discussion of the cultural and artistic significance of major French film movements like the New Wave. In addition to viewing and discussing films, students will read and analyze the writings of a number of French intellectuals, writers, and artists who have had a major influence on French culture as it appears in films from 1950-present. May be taught in French or English. For students who already have some knowledge of French culture. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 600 Studies in: _____
Topics vary by semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Departmental permission. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 610 Theme et Version
Exercises in English-French and French-English translation, designed to enable the student to write with greater clarity and precision in both languages. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 620 Expository French Writing
Intensive practice in writing French, designed to clarify fine points of grammar and usage and to aid the student in developing an accurate and graceful prose style. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 680 Language Teaching and Advanced Conversation
A summer course designed principally for secondary school language teachers. Discussion of current theory in language acquisition integrated into an intensive oral review of French. Meets three hours daily for two weeks; includes lab. (Not applicable toward a major or graduate degree in French.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FREN 681 Language Teaching for Oral Proficiency
A summer course designed principally for secondary school language teachers. Provides an orientation to proficiency-based models in foreign language instruction, national standards in the rating of foreign language proficiency, and curriculum development sessions which address issues of articulation in foreign language curricula. (Not applicable toward a major or graduate degree in French.) (Same as GERM 681 and SPAN 681.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.


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