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FREN 401 - Elementary French I
Credits: 4.00
Conducted in French, the course introduces students to French language and culture through speaking, listening, reading, writing, labs and films. Designed for students without previous training in French. Credit only for students who have had less than two years of French in secondary school. 401-402 taken together satisfies the foreign language requirement. Special fee.

FREN 402 - Elementary French II
Credits: 4.00
See description for FREN 401. FREN 401 is a prerequisite for this course. Cannot be taken separately except with permission of instructor.

FREN 403 - Review of French
Credits: 4.00
Conducted in French. Course emphasizes the active use of French through speaking, listening, reading, writing, labs, and films while providing a review of basic grammar. Designed for those students whose study of French has been interrupted for a significant amount of time or who have had two or more years of high school French. Special fee. FREN 403 does not satisfy the foreign language requirement.

FREN 500 - Selected Topics in World Literature
Credits: 4.00
Topics will be chosen that introduce students to major themes and genres. (Also offered as CLAS 500, GERM 500, ITAL 500, PORT 500, RUSS 500, SPAN 500.) May be repeated for credit. Credit/Fail. Writing intensive.

FREN 503 - Intermediate French I
Credits: 4.00
Conducted in French. Review of grammar with emphasis on the development of reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills, and on culture. Discussion in French of literary and cultural readings. Labs and films. Special fee. Writing intensive.

FREN 503H - Honors/Intermediate French I
Credits: 4.00
Conducted in French. Review of grammar with emphasis on the development of reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills, and on culture. Discussion in French of literary and cultural readings. Labs and films. Special fee. Writing intensive.

FREN 503Q - Intermediate French I - Quebec
Credits: 4.00
This course is the same course as 503 on campus with the addition of 9 hours of conversation with a native speaker, 20 hours of field trips, and a home stay for full immersion. Conducted in French. Review of grammar with emphasis on the development of reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills, and on culture. Discussion in French of literary and cultural readings. Labs and films. Special fee. Writing intensive. (3 weeks in January)

FREN 504 - Intermediate French II
Credits: 4.00
Conducted in French. Review of grammar with emphasis on the development of reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills, and on culture. Discussion in French of literary and cultural readings. Labs and films. Special fee. Writing intensive.

FREN 504H - Honors/Intermediate French II
Credits: 4.00
Conducted in French. Review of grammar with emphasis on the development of reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills, and on culture. Discussion in French of literary and cultural readings. Labs and films. Special fee. Writing intensive.

FREN 522 - French Drama in Translation
Credits: 4.00
Taught in English, major works of comedy, tragedy, and drama. Moliere and Racine to the present day. Not for major credit. Special fee. (Not offered every year.)

FREN 525 - Introduction to French Civilization and Culture
Credits: 4.00
Taught in English. French civilization from a variety of perspectives and topics. Includes historical, geographical, and artistic expressions of French culture. Not for major credit. May be repeated for credit barring duplication of materials. Special fee. (Not offered every year.) Writing intensive.

FREN 526 - Introduction to Francophone Cultures
Credits: 4.00
Taught in English. Focus on French-speaking cultures other than France. Includes historical, geographical, and artistic expressions of these cultures. Not for major credit. May be repeated for credit barring duplication of materials. Special fee. (Not offered every year.) Writing intensive.

FREN 585 - Intermediate Language Study in France
Credits: 4.00
Equivalent to FREN 503, requires four weeks of intensive study of French language and culture at the Centre International d'Etudes Francaises (CIEF) in Dijon, France. Prereq: FREN 403 or French 4 in a U.S. high school, with a GPA of 2.5 or better and permission. Special UNH fee. Student responsible for personal and travel expenses. (Offered summers only.)

FREN 586 - Intermediate Language Study in France
Credits: 4.00
Equivalent to FREN 504, requires four weeks of intensive study of French language and culture at the Centre International d'Etudes Francaises (CIEF) in Dijon, France. Prereq: FREN 503 or 585 with a GPA 2.5 or better and permission. Special UNH fee. Student responsible for personal and travel expenses. (Offered summers only.)

FREN 595 - French Practicum
Credits: 2.00
Practical use of French language or cultural skills outside the classroom through special projects. May be repeated up to 4 credits. Prereq: Permission. Special fee. Cr/F.

FREN 599 - Readings in Current Periodicals of Quebec
Credits: 4.00
French 599 is part of the January Term immersion program in Montreal, Canada. This course is taught in French only and as part of the immersion program you are required to speak French at all times. You will improve your linguistic and cultural proficiency by exploring identity of Quebec through news articles, audio, movies and other multimedia resources. By building upon your language skills in French, you will apply new grammatical structures and vocabulary to examine the historical, social, and political contexts of contemporary Quebec. In addition to language skills and cultural proficiency, you will be developing critical and anlaytic tools, with a focus on expressing your ideas through effective writing and speaking. Prereq: FREN 504. Special fee.

FREN 631 - Advanced French Conversation and Composition I
Credits: 4.00
Rapid review of basic grammatical structures and in-depth study of more complex linguistic patterns. Vocabulary building. Frequent written compositions and oral presentations using materials on contemporary culture taken from various media. Students develop phonetics and oral/aural skills in lab and class. Prereq: C or better in FREN 504. Required for majors. Special fee. Writing intensive.

FREN 632 - Advanced French Conversation and Composition II
Credits: 4.00
Rapid review of basic grammatical structures and in-depth study of more complex linguistic patterns. Vocabulary building. Frequent written compositions and oral presentations using materials on contemporary culture taken from various media. Students develop phonetics and oral/aural skills in lab and class. Prereq: C or better in FREN 504. Required for majors. Special fee. Writing intensive.

FREN 651 - Readings in French Literature
Credits: 4.00
Reading and rigorous oral and written analysis of texts selected to illustrate important themes/genres in French literature. May be taken before or after FREN 652. Pre- or Co-Req: FREN 631-632. Required for majors. Special fee. Writing intensive.

FREN 651H - Honors/Readings in French Literature
Credits: 4.00
Reading and rigorous oral and written analysis of texts selected to illustrate important themes/genres in French literature. May be taken before or after FREN 652. Pre- or Co-Req: FREN 631-632. Required for majors. Special fee. Writing intensive.

FREN 652 - Readings in French Literature
Credits: 4.00
Reading and rigorous oral and written analysis of texts selected to illustrate important themes/genres in French literature. May be taken before or after FREN 652. Pre- or Co-Req: FREN 631-632. Required for majors. Special fee. Writing intensive. May be taken before or after FREN 651. Writing intensive.

FREN 652H - Honors/Readings in French Literature
Credits: 4.00
Reading and rigorous oral and written analysis of texts selected to illustrate important themes/genres in French literature. May be taken before or after FREN 652. Pre- or Co-Req: FREN 631-632. Required for majors. Special fee. Writing intensive. May be taken before or after FREN 651. Writing intensive.

FREN 675 - Topics in French Civilization
Credits: 4.00
Topics drawn from all aspects and periods of French civilization. Prereq: FREN 631, 632, and 651 or 652. May be repeated for credit barring duplication of materials. Special fee. (Not offered every year.) Writing intensive.

FREN 676 - Topics in Francophone Culture
Credits: 4.00
Topics drawn from all aspects and periods of French civilization. Prereq: FREN 631, 632 and 651 or 652. May be repeated for credit barring duplication of materials. Special fee. (Not offered every year.) Writing intensive.

FREN #677 - France in the European Union
Credits: 4.00
Topics drawn from all aspects of contemporary French culture in its relationship with the fifteen member states of the European Union, with emphasis on the role of France in the building of the European Union. Special fee. Prereq: FREN 631-632. Coreq: FREN 651 or 652. (Not offered every year.) Writing intensive.

FREN 683 - Advanced Language Study in France
Credits: 4.00
Equivalent to FREN 631, this course requires four weeks of intensive study of French language at the Centre International d'Etudes Francaises (CIEF) in Dijon, France. Prereq FREN 504 with a GPA of 2.5 or better and permission. Special UNH fee. Student responsible for personal and travel expenses. Offered summers only.

FREN 684 - Advanced Language Study in France
Credits: 4.00
Equivalent to FREN 632, this course requires four weeks of intensive study of French language at the Centre International d'Etudes Francaises (CIEF) in Dijon, France. . Prereq: FREN 504 or FREN 683, with a GPA of 2.5 or better and permission. Special UNH fee. Student responsible for personal and travel expenses. (Offered summers only.)

FREN 690 - Study Abroad in Dijon France
Credits: 16.00
Spring semester at the University of Burgundy (Dijon, France) for juniors. This one-semester program is open to majors who have completed with a B- or better FREN 631-632 and FREN 651 or 652, or equivalent. Non-majors need to speak with the program director to determine their eligibility. Non-credit orientation meetings are required during the fall semester prior to departure. The normal UNH requirements for studying abroad apply to this program. For further information, interested students should consult with the director in the French program. Special fee. Prereq: FREN 504 with a C or better and permission. Non-majors FREN 631, 632; FREN 651 or 652 for majors. Special fee. May be repeated. Cr/F.

FREN 691 - Summer in Dijon Program
Credits: 8.00
Eight weeks of intensive French literature, culture and civilization courses at the CIEF (Centre International des Etudes Francaises) at the Universite de Bourgogne in Dijon, France. The course is only open to French double majors who cannot spend a semester abroad for documented reasons. By petition only, with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Prereq: FREN 631, 632, 651, and 652. Offered during the Summer only. Special fee.

FREN 695 - Special Advanced Language Study in France
Credits: 4.00
Four weeks of intensive language study at the Centre International d'Etudes Francaises (CIELF) in Dijon, France. Prereq: FREN 631 and 632 with grade of B- or better and permission. Special UNH fee and DCE administrative fee. Student responsible for personal and travel expenses as well as tuition and other costs at CIELF. (Offered summer only.) Special fee.

FREN 762 - 17th Century French Literature
Credits: 4.00
Prereq: FREN 651 and 652 or equivalent. Special fee. (Offered fall semester in alternate years.) Writing intensive.

FREN 765 - 18th Century French Literature
Credits: 4.00
Prereq: FREN 651 and 652 or equivalent. Special fee. (Offered spring semester in alternate years.) Writing intensive.

FREN 775 - 19th Century French Literature
Credits: 4.00
Prereq: FREN 651 and 652 or equivalent. Special fee. (Offered fall semester in alternate years.) Writing intensive.

FREN 782 - 20th Century French Literature
Credits: 4.00
Prereq: FREN 651 and 652 or equivalent. Special fee. (Offered spring semester in alternate years.) Writing intensive.

FREN 785 - Topics in Francophone Literatures
Credits: 4.00
Readings in French literatures from outside of France (e.g., Quebec, Africa, the Caribbean). Taught in French. Prereq: FREN 651 and 652. Special fee. (Not offered every year.) Writing intensive.

FREN 790 - Advanced Language and Style
Credits: 4.00
Translation of contemporary texts, intensive study of major writing techniques (such as narration, explication de texte, compte rendu, dissertation). Required for major. Prereq: at least two literature courses in French numbered above 652. Special fee. (Fall semester only.) Writing intensive.

FREN 795 - Special Studies in French Language and Literature
Credits: 1.00 to 4.00
Individual guided study of the work of a major author, a genre, or specific topics in literature. Training in bibliography and organization of material. Prereq: permission. Special fee. (Not offered every year.)

FREN 796 - Special Studies in French Language and Literature
Credits: 1.00 to 4.00
Individual guided study of the work of a major author, a genre, or specific topics in literature. Training in bibliography and organization of material. Prereq: permission. Special fee. (Not offered every year.)

FREN 798 - Seminar in French Literature
Credits: 4.00
Topics chosen by the instructor. May be repeated for credit barring duplication of material. Prereq: FREN 651, 652; permission. (Not offered every year.)

FREN 799 - Honors Senior Thesis
Credits: 2.00
Yearlong course leading to an honors senior thesis. Open only to seniors seeking honors in major whose individually designed research projects have been approved by the department honors committee and who have been assigned an adviser. Students must enroll for both fall and spring semesters. Students defend the resulting written thesis in an oral presentation before department members and others. Prereq: permission. Special fee.