FR

French

  • FR 1010 Beginning French I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Communicative introduction to French structures and vocabulary and to French and Francophone cultures. Practice in speaking, listening, reading and writing. Taught in French.

  • FR 1020 Beginning French II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Communicative introduction to French structures and vocabulary and to French and Francophone cultures. Practice in speaking, listening, reading and writing. Taught in French.

  • FR 2010 Intermediate French I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Grammar review, reading, and discussion of selected texts and film shorts, with practice in speaking and writing the language. Taught in French.

  • FR 2020 Intermediate French II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Grammar review, reading, and discussion of selected texts and film shorts, with practice in speaking and writing the language. Taught in French.

  • FR 2500 Intermediate French II Through Study Abroad

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Intermediate French course taught in context of instructor-led study abroad program. Intensive, exclusive use of target language in class and in daily exchanges with native speakers. Focus on communicative skills, aural reception, oral production, comparative culture, and etiquette.

  • FR 3110 French Conversation and Culture

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Practice in oral use of French emphasizing the culture of the French-speaking world. Taught in French.

  • FR 3120 French Conversation and Society

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Practice in oral use of French emphasizing the culture of the French-speaking world. Taught in French.

  • FR 3210 Writing in French

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Writing techniques and grammar review; emphasis on storytelling. Taught in French. Integrated Writing course.

  • FR 3220 Advanced Writing in French

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Writing techniques and grammar review; literary and film analysis incorporating grammar points. Taught in French. Integrated Writing course.

  • FR 3250 Business French

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    An introduction to the language and practices of business French with insight into France's place in the global economy. Taught in French.

  • FR 3310 Survey of French Literature

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Middle Ages to the present. An overview of trends, thought, and style. Taught in French.

  • FR 3320 Francophone Culture and Literature

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the culture and literature from one or more regions of the French-speaking world. Taught in French. Integrated writing in major course.

  • FR 3500 French Immersion Ambassador Program

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Professor-led study abroad program in a French speaking country, such as France, Canada (Québec or Acadia), a Francophone Caribbean or African country. Taught in French.

  • FR 3510 French Civilization

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of the main currents of French civilization with emphasis on historical aspects. Conducted in French.

  • FR 3550 French Service Learning

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Practicum

    Students engage in an international service learning project in teaching, translation or interpreting in a Francophone country. Student must be enrolled in a Wright State sponsored Ambassador Program to a French-speaking country, such as France, Canada (Quebec), or Senegal.

  • FR 3610 French Phonetics

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Pronunciation, diction, rhythm, and intonation. Transcription exercises and oral production. Taught in French.

  • FR 3700 Internship in French

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3 to 6
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Supervised use of French in workplace settings. Must complete an application available from the Department of Modern Languages. Minimum time commitment 135 hours a semester, including a minimum of 120 hours of on-site work. Senior standing and advisor permission required.

  • FR 3810 Applied Elementary French Instruction

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    French majors and minors assist FR 1010 or FR 1020 course instructors in conducting classes. Taught in French.

  • FR 3820 Applied Elementary French Instruction

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    French majors and minors assist FR 1010 or FR 1020 course instructors in conducting classes. Taught in French.

  • FR 3830 Applied Elementary French Instruction

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    French majors or minors assist FR 1010 or FR 1020 instructors in conducting classes. Taught in French.

  • FR 3980 Studies in Selected Subjects

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Individual research project approved and supervised by a full-time faculty member. Taught in French.

  • FR 3990 Studies in Selected Subjects

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 6
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Individual research project approved and supervised by a full-time faculty member. Taught in French.

  • FR 4030 Advanced Studies: Language/Civilization

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Advanced level course on French or Francophone literature, culture or film. Topics vary. Taught in French.

  • FR 4210 Literature of the Middle Ages

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Selected medieval texts: epic poems, romances, and plays. Taught in French.

  • FR 4420 Seventeenth and Twentieth Century Theatre

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Themes of destiny and divinity in 17th- and 20th-century French drama. Analysis of plays and their socio-historical context. Playwrites such as Corneille, Racine, Molière, Giraudoux, Sartre, Beckett, and Ionesco. Taught in French. Integrated Writing course.

  • FR 4500 Senior Honors Project

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Capstone project for French majors involving independent research, service learning, or a creative project. Topics vary. Taught in French.

  • FR 4530 Post Revolutionary Poetry

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Romantics, symbolists, decadents, and surrealists, including Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Verlaine, Mallarmé, Apollinaire and Prévert. Taught in French. Integrated Writing course.

  • FR 4540 Nineteenth Century Short Story

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of short stories by such authors as Mérimée, Gautier, Balzac, Daudet, Flaubert, Stendhal, Maupassant, and Villiers de l'Isle Adam. Taught in French.

  • FR 4630 Twentieth Century Literature: Drama

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of contemporary plays by playwrites such as Anouilh, Beckett, Césaire, Duras, Genet, Ionesco and Sartre. Taught in French.

  • FR 4640 French Canadian Literature and Film

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    French Canadian literature and film in its socio-historical context, with focus on works of Acadian and Quebecois poets, novelists and playwrights (such as Maillet, Tremblay, Thériault) and filmmakers (such as Forest, Chiasson, Bélanger, Mitrani, Saia, and Filiatrault). Taught in French.

  • FR 4650 Studies in French and Francophone Literature

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Selected topics in French and Francophone literature and film that investigate various themes, myths, genres, literary movements, or characters. Titles vary.

  • FR 4810 Independent Studies for Advanced Students

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Topics vary.

  • FR 4820 Independent Reading for Advanced Students

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Topics vary.

  • FR 4910 History of French Film

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Survey of the main movements of French cinema from 1895 to the present, featuring works by directors such as Vigo, Renoir, Carné, Cocteau, Tati, Bresson, Truffaut, Godard, Resnais, Varda, etc. Taught in French. Integrated Writing course.

  • FR 4920 Occupation, Collaboration and Resistance

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Analysis of films made during and after the Occupation of France, such as L'Oeil de Vichy, Le Dernier Métro, Lacombe Lucien, L'Armée des Ombres, Au revoir les enfants, etc. Integrated Writing course.

  • FR 4930 Déjà vu: Americanization of French Films

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course will examine the Americanization of selected French language films as a powerful tool for cross-cultural comparison. Film pairs analyzed may include Breathless and À Bout de souffle, Les Visiteurs and Just Visiting, La Femme infidèle and Unfaithful,etc. Taught in French.

  • FR 4940 Cuisine in French Cinema

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of traditional French gastronomy, from the way it is portrayed in film to the way it is prepared, served and enjoyed. Hands on cooking classes complement film and cultural analysis.

  • FR 5110 French Conversation

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Practice in oral use of French emphasizing the culture of the French-speaking world. Taught in French.

  • FR 5120 Oral Proficiency in French

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Practice in oral use of French emphasizing the culture of the French-speaking world. Taught in French.

  • FR 5210 Writing in French

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Writing techniques and grammar review; written stylistic analyses.

  • FR 5220 Advanced Writing in French

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Writing techniques and grammar review; literary and film analysis incorporating grammar points. Taught in French.

  • FR 5250 Business French

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    An introduction to the language and practices of business French with insight into France's place in the global economy. Taught in French.

  • FR 5310 Survey of French Literature

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Middle Ages to the present. An overview of trends, thoughts and style. Taught in French.

  • FR 5320 Survey of Francophone Lit

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the culture and literature from one or more regions of the French speaking world. Topics vary. Taught in French.

  • FR 5510 French Civilization

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of the main currents of French civilization with emphasis on historical aspects. Conducted in French.

  • FR 5610 French Phonetics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Pronunciation, diction, rhythm, and intonation. Transcription exercises and oral production. Taught in French.

  • FR 5810 Applied Elementary French Instruction

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Graduate students assist FR 1010 or FR 1020 course instructors in conducting French classes. Taught in French.

  • FR 5820 Applied Elementary Language Learning

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Graduate students assist FR 1010 or 1020 course instructors in conducting classes. Taught in French.

  • FR 5830 Applied Elementary Language Learning

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Graduate students assist FR 1010 or FR 1020 course instructors in conducting class. Taught in French.

  • FR 5900 Foreign Language Institute

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    For teachers of French. Intensive experience designed, through total immersion, to improve language skills (conversation and composition) and increase awareness of French civilization and contemporary culture.

  • FR 5990 Studies in selected subjects

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Graduate level research and writing in the field of French. Topics vary. Taught in French.

  • FR 6030 Advanced Studies: Language/Civilization

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Course content will vary. Topic chosen by instructor. Conducted in French.

  • FR 6110 French Instruction Practicum I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Practicum

    Peer teachers observe elementary and/or intermediate level classes, interacting with students, teaching mini-units on culture, language, and literature, incorporating into lessons the principles of the Proficiency Method and the National Standards for Language Teaching.

  • FR 6120 French Instruction Practicum II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Practicum

    Peer teachers observe elementary and/or intermediate level classes, continuation of practicum from FR 6110.

  • FR 6130 French Instruction Practicum III

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Practicum

    Peer teachers observe elementary and/or intermediate level classes. Continuation of practicum from FR 6120.

  • FR 6210 Literature of the Middle Ages

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Selected medieval texts: epic poems, romances, and plays. Taught in French.

  • FR 6420 Seventeenth and Twentieth Century Theatre

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Themes of destiny and divinity in 17th and 20th century French drama. Analysis of plays and their socio-historical context. Playwrites such as Corneille, Racine, Molière, Giraudoux, Sartre, Beckett, and Ionesco. Taught in French.

  • FR 6500 Graduate Capstone Project

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Capstone project involving independent research with written and oral final presentations. Topics vary. Taught in French.

  • FR 6530 Post-Revolutionary Poetry

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Romantics, symbolists, decadents, and surrealists, including Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Verlaine, Mallarmé, Apollinaire and Prévert. Taught in French.

  • FR 6540 19th Century Short Story

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of short stories by such authors as Mérimée, Gautier, Balzac, Daudet, Flaubert, Stendhal, Maupassant, Huysmans and Villiers de l'Isle Adam. Taught in French.

  • FR 6630 Twentieth Century Literature: Drama

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of modern French theatre including: Cocteau, Giraudoux, Anouilh, Beckett, Ionesco, Césaire, Duras, Genet and Sartre. Taught in French.

  • FR 6640 French Canadian Lit & Film

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    French Canadian literature and film in its socio-historical context, with focus on works of Acadian and Quebeçois poets, novelists and playwrights (such as Maillet, Tremblay, Thériault) and filmmakers (such as Forest, Chiasson, Bélanger, Mitrani, Saia and Filiatrault). Taught in French.

  • FR 6650 Advanced Topics in French Literature and Film

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Examination of selected topics in French literature and film. Investigation of various themes, myths, genres, literary movements or characters. Titles vary. Taught in French.

  • FR 6810 Independent Reading for Graduate Students

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Independent reading for graduate students. Taught in French.

  • FR 6820 Independent Reading for Graduate Students

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Independent reading for graduate students. Taught in French.

  • FR 6910 History of French Film

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Survey of the main movements of French cinema from 1895 to the present, featuring works by directors such as Vigo, Renoir, Carné, Cocteau, Tati, Bresson, Truffaut, Resnais, Godard, Varda, etc. Taught in French.

  • FR 6920 Fr Film: Occupation, Collaboration and Resistance

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Analysis of films made during and after the Occupation of France, such as L'Oeil de Vichy, Le Dernier Métro, Lacombe Lucien, L'Armée des Ombres, Au revoir les enfants, etc.

  • FR 6930 Americanization of French Film

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course will examine the Americanization of selected French language films as a powerful tool for cross-cultural comparison. Film pairs analyzed will include Breathless and À Bout de souffle, Les Visiteurs and Just Visiting, La Femme infidèle and Unfaithful,etc. Taught in French.

  • FR 6940 La Cuisine dans le Cinéma Français

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    How does French cuisine relate to the French psyche? This course offers a profound study of traditional French gastronomy, from the way it is portrayed in film to the way it is prepared, served and enjoyed. Hands on cooking classes compliment film and cultural analysis.