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  • FIN 322 - Insurance and Risk Management


    Provides an introduction to risk management and insurance emphasizing personal risk management. Topics include management of risks to personal property, liability risks and risks to income due to death and disability. Discusses the insurance industry, including marketing, underwriting, pricing and claims practices.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to a business major/junior standing, FIN 301 or MATH 170 or MATH 320.
  
  • FIN 345 - Managing New Venture Funding


    Financial issues facing entrepreneurial business ventures at all stages of their existence. Challenges students to build new skills through consideration of the following frameworks: Introduction and Opportunity assessment, operational aspects of finance related to entrepreneurial ventures, financing growth, and other entrepreneurial finance issues.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to a business major/junior standing, BUS 101, FIN 301.
  
  • FIN 405 - Case Problems in Managerial Finance


    Intensive analysis of financial problems encountered by various types of business organizations, utilizing cases and emphasizing the corporation.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to a business major/junior standing,   .                                      
  
  • FIN 410 - Financial Derivatives


    Introduces option pricing theory. Defines, describes, and explains various options as well as strategies of options trading. Central focus on the usefulness of options in portfolio management. Development, functions, and importance of commodities markets; principles and mechanisms of trading commodities on future markets. Includes speculation, hedging, and roles of commission houses and commodity exchanges.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to a business major/junior standing, FIN 307, FIN 312.
  
  • FIN 419 - Portfolio Management


    Theoretical and practical analyses of investment portfolios; portfolio selection process with relation to requirements of individuals and various institutions; and portfolio performance evaluation.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to business major/junior standing, FIN 307, FIN 312.
  
  • FIN 420 - Property and Liability Insurance


    Examination of risk management for property and liability exposures. Identification of property loss and liability exposures and discussion of available risk management methods, including commercially available insurance coverages. Problems in liability insurance markets and potential solutions discussed.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to a business major/junior standing,   or  .                
  
  • FIN 421 - Life and Health Insurance


    Analysis of personal and business life and health insurance needs, characteristics of plans appropriate to meet those needs and unique tax and legal aspects of insurance planning. Examination of functional aspects of life/health insurance operations, including underwriting, ratemaking, reserving and financial statement analysis. Discussion of regulation and social insurance programs.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to a business major/junior standing,   or  .         
  
  • FIN 422 - Risk Management Seminar


    Analysis of corporate and individual risk management functions and risk handling techniques. Other topics include employee benefit programs, government regulations, insurance, and public policy.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to a business major/junior standing,  .                        
  
  • FIN 425 - Student Managed Investment Fund I


    This course is designed to give students hands-on experience in actively managing an actual investment portfolio. Students accept administrative responsibility, form analyst teams, establish selection criteria, research investments, make buy/sell decisions and execute trades. Admission to the course by permission of the department.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
  
  • FIN 426 - Student Managed Investment Fund II


    Continuation of FIN 425. This course is designed to give students hands-on experience in actively managing an actual investment portfolio. Students accept administrative responsibility, form analyst teams, establish selection criteria, research investments, make buy/sell decisions and execute trades. Admission to the course by permission of the department.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
  
  • FIN 427 - Student Managed Investment Fund III


    Continuation of FIN 425, 426. This course is designed to give students hands-on experience in actively managing an actual investment portfolio. Students accept administrative responsibility, form analyst teams, establish selection criteria, research investments, make buy/sell decisions and execute trades. Admission to the course by permission of the department.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
  
  • FIN 445 - Commercial Banking


    Role of a commercial bank within the commercial banking system. Management of a bank’s liabilities, capital, and assets. Policy decisions of the board of directors and top management; lending and portfolio policies and practices.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to a business major/junior standing,  .                   
  
  • FIN 480 - Entrepreneurial Finance


    Focuses on the financial concepts, issues, methods and industry practices relevant to entrepreneurial decision makers. Addresses a variety of topics including financial valuation, various sources of funds, structures and legal issues in arranging financing, the private and public venture capital markets, preparation of business plans, and the initial public offering process. Provides understanding of the segments of the capital markets specializing in start-ups and growth financing.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to a business major/junior standing, FIN 303, FIN 312.
  
  • FIN 481 - Finance Internship


    Supervised on-site practical and professional learning experience in various participating local enterprises, culminating in a written report.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to the finance major, minimum 3.00 UNLV GPA, and minimum 3.00 major GPA with at least nine credit hours of finance major core courses completed (selected from FIN 303, FIN 307, FIN 308 and FIN 312).
    Notes S/F grading only.
  
  • FIN 490 - Independent Study


    Study and research in the field of finance.

    Credits (1-3)
    Prerequisites A 3.00 GPA, admission to the major, senior standing and completion of nine credit hours of courses within the major.
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
  
  • FIS 100 - Introduction to Film


    Introduction to the history of international film, its structure and terminology. Development of cinematic techniques from Edison, Lumière, and Melies to prevailing contemporary trends surveyed, with special emphasis on major directors such as Eisenstein, Ford, Griffith, Lang, Hitchcock, Bergman, and Renoir.

    Credits 3
  
  • FIS 110 - Language of Film


    Introduction to studying feature films through lectures, discussions, and writing criticism. Investigation of what elements make film a unique art form through both textual and contextual analysis.

    Credits 3
  
  • FIS 200 - Film Analysis


    Inquiry into what makes film a unique medium of expression through analysis of formal elements. Creative and research-oriented projects investigate film and its relationship with other art forms.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 100 or 110.
  
  • FIS 216 - Intro to Screenwriting


    This course will introduce the student to the basics of screenwriting. It will involve the study of the three-act screenplay, format, plot, characterization, dialogue, theme, and scene dynamic. Study will include various short writing assignments, drafting of an outline, first draft and revised draft of 25-30 page screenplay.

    Credits 3
  
  • FIS 220 - Film Production I


    Fundamentals of motion picture production including image composition, lighting, editing, and production planning in 16mm.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 100, FIS 110.
  
  • FIS 300 - Film Criticism


    Analysis of feature films validated through research papers and oral presentations. Critical approaches surveyed include journalistic, humanist, auteurist genre, social science, historical, and theoretical.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 100 and FIS 110.
  
  • FIS 314 - Script Supervising and Continuity Style


    Designed to teach the art and techniques of script supervising and continuity. Students will break down a script for pre-production and then cover the script supervisor’s position on the set during shooting. By the end of the course, students will be well prepared to join any production team for film, TV, or commercials.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 100 or FIS 110.
  
  • FIS 315 - Film Editing


    Advanced course examining the theory, techniques, and practices of motion picture editing; use of standard editing equipment; and practical experience editing professional material.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 220.
  
  • FIS 317 - Film Sound


    Practical course on the theory, art and techniques of film sound. Students work on projects involving dialogue and sound effects recording, post production sound editing and sound design.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 315.
  
  • FIS 320 - Film Production II


    Organization and execution of narrative, documentary, and experimental film productions in 16mm.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 220.
  
  • FIS 325 - Staging for the Screen


    Advanced course in directing for the screen. Examines the concepts of camera coverage, staging within the frame, camera movement, and provides experience analyzing and directing short scenes.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 220.
  
  • FIS 326 - Cinematography


    Technical and aesthetic aspects of lighting design, composition, and operating explored through individual projects and in-class shoots. Students required to have access to a 35mm still camera.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 220 and consent of instructor.
  
  • FIS 327 - Film Production Design


    Examination and exploration of motion picture production design, focusing on its history, techniques, and practices.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 220.
  
  • FIS 328 - Basic Grip and Electrical


    The basic of effective studio gripping and lighting. The class offers a thorough knowledge of equipment, safety and tools. Lectures are combined with hands on workshops to teach state of the art technique.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 220.
  
  • FIS 330 - Pre-Production Approaches for Film and Video


    Examination and exploration of the pre-production cycle, emphasizing the integration of digital technology.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 220.
  
  • FIS 332 - Working in Film and TV Industry


    Designed to prepare students for the ‘real world’ issues they will face as working artists in the entertainment industry. Through lecture, readings, assignments, interaction with visiting artists, and classroom exercises, students will expand their awareness of their personal path as well as the many paths of opportunity available to them.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 100 or FIS 110.
  
  • FIS 335 - Professional Film Production Methods


    Intensive workshop provides for weekly interaction with industry professionals.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 220.
  
  • FIS 338 - Advanced Directing Workshop


    Specialized course is designed to teach junior and senior film majors advanced directing techniques. Topics covered: scene analysis, maximizing coverage, and eliciting truthful performances. This is a workshop-style class that will require students to direct assigned scenes, share critiques, and receive direct feedback.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 220.
    May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits.
  
  • FIS 339 - Acting for the Film Director


    An approach to acting for the screen, designed to teach film-directing students the ins and outs of the acting process.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 100 or FIS 110.
    May be repeated to a maximum of nine credit.
  
  • FIS 350 - Historical Survey of Screen Acting


    Covers the study of historical survey of screen acting from beginnings of film and television to present days.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 100 or FIS 110.
  
  • FIS 352 - Scene Work for Directors


    Covers the study of historical survey of screen acting from beginnings of film and television to present days. Introduces film student directors to script analysis and staging. Scene work directing will be required by all students. Students will leave this course with a better understanding on how to interpret the writer’s intent and therefore enhance the story telling process.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 100 or FIS 110.
  
  • FIS 400 - Film Theory


    Leading theorists studied intensively through screening of feature films, readings in film theory, written analyses, and conference style oral presentations. Intended for film studies majors only.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 100.
  
  • FIS 409 - Politics and the Film


    (Same as PSC 400F.) Analysis of the political film. Themes treated include political power, corruption, war, revolution, propaganda, political socialization, and participation.

    Credits 3
  
  • FIS 410 - Major Figures in the Cinema


    Study of the works of major filmmakers through the auteur theory and other approaches. Different individuals studied each time course offered.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 100.
    May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits.
  
  • FIS 414 - Cinematic Structure


    Advanced course in the textual analysis of feature films.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 100 or FIS110.
  
  • FIS 415 - Story Development


    Basis of cinematic structure, emphasizing action, construction, tension, and character. Story development through motion picture formats.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 220.
  
  • FIS 416 - Screenwriting I


    Study of the three-act screenplay, structure of dramatic scenes, and writing of a one hundred-twenty page first draft.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 100 or FIS 110.
    May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits.
  
  • FIS 417 - Screenwriting II


    Teaches rewriting of a screenplay. From first draft through problem solving and rewriting to a tight, workable script.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 416.
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
  
  • FIS 418 - Writing for Television I


    With emphasis on the narrative exploration of the television hour-drama, students develop and complete one hour-drama spec script.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 220.
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
  
  • FIS 419 - Writing for Television II


    As a continuation of FIS 418, students explore the television situation comedy and develop and complete one sit-com script.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 418.
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
  
  • FIS 420 - Film Production III


    Advanced motion picture production techniques in 16mm. Course involves both group and individual production projects.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 220.
  
  • FIS 422 - Short Film Archiving


    Covers the study of the short film in an archival context. Students will study the acquisition, preservation, presentation and organization of the short film archive collection. For the film history student, it exposes them to the short film from the beginning of motion pictures to the accomplished work of today’s filmmakers. For the non-major, it exposes them to film history and the short film art form in specific.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 100 or FIS 110.
  
  • FIS 431 - Music Video


    Workshop-based class exploring music video. We will examine several types of the mixture of music and motion pictures in addition to looking at other art forms that can influence the music video.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 220.
  
  • FIS 432 - Industry vs. Artistry in Film and Television


    (Same as COM 432.) Explores relationship between art and economics in film and television by examining industry structures, philosophies, and practices which shape contemporary mass entertainment.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Junior standing.
  
  • FIS 434 - Producing For Hire


    An introduction to the duties required of a producer hired to do a project. This course will cover the role and responsibility of the film producer in the areas of commercials, music videos, and film, encompassing areas from initial concept to pre-production through post-production.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 220.
  
  • FIS 440 - The European Film


    Survey of the major movements and themes of European cinema and related literature.

    Credits 3
  
  • FIS 441 - Drama and Film of German Expressionism


    (Same as FOL 441 and GER 441.) Examination of German film and literature of the 1910s and 1920s.

    Credits 3
  
  • FIS 443 - From French Literature to Film


    (Same as FREN 443 and FOL 443.) From a condensed analysis of narrative techniques and structure of original literary sources toward a detailed study of the basic problems connected with the grammar of film. Students expected to read the original literary work in translation and/or script if available.

    Credits 3
  
  • FIS 444 - Documentary Film and Video


    Critical analysis of documentary film texts from historical and aesthetic perspectives. How non-fiction film differentiates itself from classical narrative and experimental/avant-garde film.

    Credits 3
  
  • FIS 445 - The Rise of Irish Cinema


    To engage the student in the analytical study of the growth of the Irish film industry as an artistic movement. Particular attention will be paid to historical, cultural and literary references. The class format will be lecture, viewing of motion picture and class discussion and analysis.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 100 or FIS 110.
  
  • FIS 446 - History of the Russian Film


    (Same as HIST 446.) Soviet cinema from the revolutionary films and path-breaking theories of the 1920s (Eisenstein, Pudovkin, Vertov, Dovzhenko, and Kuleshov), through the constrictions of Socialist Realism, to the revival of a proud tradition in the decades since Stalin. Emphasis on Russian cultural traditions, contemporary historical context, and the demands of ideology.

    Credits 3
  
  • FIS 447 - Documentary Techniques


    A hands-on, part lecture, part workshop class exploring the making of verte (observational) style documentary films. The class will encourage students to focus on interesting, unique, and specific character behavior for the subjects of their future documentary films.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 220.
  
  • FIS 448 - Master Directing


    The Master Class in Directing is for film students interested in artistic techniques in screen directing. The course gives the film students the tools to advance their film-making skills in order to break into the film industry.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
    This is a workshop style class which allows students to focus on different projects or techniques every semester, therefore the course is repeatable for up to 9 credits.
  
  • FIS 449 - The History of French Film


    (Same as FREN 449.) Survey and evolution of French film from silent to sound: surrealism, realism, and the New Wave. Includes the work of major filmmakers such as Clair, Renoir, Cocteau, Clouzot, Godard, Truffaut, etc. Films analyzed as works of art, social documents, and instruments of communication.

    Credits 3
  
  • FIS 450 - Directed Studies in Film


    The Master Class in Directing is for film students just beginning the UNLV film program or just finishing their film-making studies or anywhere in-between. The course gives the film student the tools to advance their film-making skills in order to break into the film industry.

    Credits 1-3
    Prerequisites  .
    May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits.
  
  • FIS 453 - Co-Curricular Film Project


    Collaborative workshop in the production of short film in which selected students work to complete a project eligible for exhibition on the festival circuit.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 220.
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
  
  • FIS 470 - Women in Film


    Survey of international women filmmakers. Emphasis on women directors and their films and women involved in other aspects of production, including screenwriting, editing, and acting.

    Credits 3
  
  • FIS 472 - Advanced Post Production Techniques


    This course is designed with the following objectives in mind: Provide students with a basic working knowledge of Adobe After Effects to create title sequences and visual effects. Provide students with intermediate and advanced knowledge of video color theory and color correction and shading techniques in a variety of software applications. Provide students with advanced knowledge of authoring DVDs in DVD Studio.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
    This is a workshop style class which allows students to focus on different projects or techniques every semester therefore the course is repeatable up to 9 credits.
  
  • FIS 473 - 3D Visual Effects for Film


    Introduction to the fundamentals of integrating 3D computer graphics into live action film/video. This course focuses on the latest CGI software in the creation of three-dimensional computer graphics and compositing. The course also provides students with the theory and hands-on experience required to perform many of the tasks that make up today’s professional VFX pipeline. This is a workshop style class which allows students to focus on different projects or techniques every semester therefore the course is repeatable up to 9 credits.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .

     


     
  
  • FIS 474 - Sex in the Cinema


    A survey of films with sexual themes and/or adult content. These will be analyzed from historical, cultural, industry and genre perspectives. DISCLAIMER These films contain nudity, sexual situations, and themes. If you are sensitive to or potentially offended by any of these issues then do not take this class.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 100 or FIS 110.
  
  • FIS 475 - Modern Latin American Film


    (Same as HIST 475.) Cinematic treatments of modern Latin American socio-historical issues. Topics include industrialization, dictatorship and repression, redemocratization, and minority rights. Analysis of the Cinema Novo (Cinema Nueva) and post-Cinema Novo genres. Emphasis on Brazilian, Argentine, and Cuban films of the 1970s and 1980s.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Junior or senior standing; or completion of HIST 143 or 144 and consent of instructor.
  
  • FIS 479 - Adaptation Stage to Screen


    Studies and evaluates how some “classic plays” were adapted and developed for the screen. Plays will be read and the adapted films will be screened. Discussions will be centered on whether the film or films captured the objective of the original play or whether it failed in its adaptation and most importantly why.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites FIS 100 or 110.
  
  • FIS 485 - Screen Acting for a Living


    The Screen Acting for a Living class offers the film director the extended opportunity to learn the film acting craft through classroom scene work applied to screenplays and great dramatic texts. Many of the great dramas used in this class began on the stage and became great films. So much of today’s film and television is so colloquial and lacking in the textual and sub-textual depth needed to ground the developing filmmakers. This class teaches fundamental analysis and application of that analysis in a truthful manner onscreen. The advanced script analysis work, close reading technique, and affective emotional memory components of the class applied to the scene work provides a repeatable workshop up to 9 credits for interested students to continue to develop their understanding of this craft.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   or  .
    The advanced script analysis work, close reading technique, and affective emotional memory components of the class applied to the scene work provides a repeatable workshop up to 9 credits for interested students to continue to develop their understanding of this craft.
  
  • FIS 493 - Studies in British Film


    (Same as ENG 476A.) Study of the history of British film emphasizing analysis of a variety of films. Examines particular genres, directors, and traditions peculiar to British film and the relationship of British film to England’s broader cultural development.

    Credits 3
  
  • FIS 494 - History of the American Film


    (Same as ENG 476B.) Examination of the films of major directors from D.W. Griffith in the Biograph period (1908-1912) to the present. Film-makers such as John Ford, Howard Hawks, Orson Welles, George Cukor, Robert Flaherty, Frank Capra, Raoul Walsh, and others studied.

    Credits 3
    May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits.
  
  • FIS 495 - Film and Literature


    (Same as ENG 477A.) Comparative study of the relations of prose, poetry, and drama to the structure and themes of the cinema, from Dickens to the present.

    Credits 3
  
  • FIS 496 - American Hero in Film and Literature


    (Same as ENG 477B.) Traces the origins and the development of the American hero from roots in myth, folklore, and history to the 1950s.

    Credits 3
  
  • FIS 497 - Genre Studies in Film


    (Same as ENG 477C.) Individual examinations of genre structures and themes, with emphasis on the development and the history of genres.

    Credits 3
    May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits.
  
  • FOL 187 - Study Abroad in Foreign Language, Literature, or Culture I


    Elementary course work in language, literature, or culture. Offered through the Office of International Programs.

    Credits (1-4)
    May be repeated for a maximum of thirty credits.
  
  • FOL 198 - Reading Proficiency in a Foreign Language for Graduate Students


    Enables graduate students to develop vocabulary and skill in rapid reading of target language through translation into English. Target language varies per semester. Taught in English. May not be used toward an FOL degree.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Graduate standing.
  
  • FOL 287 - Study Abroad in Foreign Language, Literature, or Culture II


    Intermediate course work in language, literature, or culture. Offered through the Office of International Programs.

    Credits (1-4)
    Prerequisites  .
    May be repeated to a maximum of thirty credits.
  
  • FOL 311 - Current Linguistic Theory


    Examination of current linguistic theory, including basic phonetic transcription, speech sounds, forms, and words in the systems of phonology, morphology, and syntax. Language use in society and language change.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Two years of foreign language instruction at the university level.
  
  • FOL 387 - Study Abroad in Foreign Language, Literature, or Culture III


    Advanced course work in language, literature, or culture. Offered through the Office of International Programs.

    Credits (1-4)
    Prerequisites  .
    May be repeated to a maximum of thirty credits.
  
  • FOL 414 - Romance Linguistics


    Historical development of the Romance languages from Latin. Comparison of the structure of the modern Romance languages. Emphasis on Spanish, French, and Italian.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Two years of a Romance language.
  
  • FOL 416 - Comparative Linguistics: Languages of the World


    Material and functioning of languages in human society examined in theory and on the basis of illustrative examples from a variety of different languages, including English. Interdisciplinary course conducted in English.

    Credits 3
  
  • FOL 487 - Study Abroad in Foreign Language, Literature, or Culture IV


    Senior-level course work in language, literature, or culture. Offered through the Office of International Programs.

    Credits (1-4)
    Prerequisites  .
    May be repeated to a maximum of thirty credits.
  
  • FOL 499 - Application of Linguistics to the Teaching of Languages


    Examination of second language acquisition theory and its application to the teaching of foreign languages.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Two years of a foreign language at the university level.
  
  • FREN 113 - Elementary French I


    Development of language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing; structural analysis. Emphasis on speaking.

    Credits 3
    Notes See department for placement.
  
  • FREN 114 - Elementary French II


    Development of language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing; structural analysis. Emphasis on speaking.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   or equivalent.
    Notes See department for placement.
  
  • FREN 187 - Study Abroad in Foreign Language, Literature or Culture I


    Elementary course work in French language, literature, or culture. Offered through the Office of International Programs.

    Credits (1-4)
    May be repeated to a maximum of thirty credits.
  
  • FREN 213 - Intermediate French I


    Structural review, conversation, reading, and writing.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   or equivalent.
  
  • FREN 214 - Intermediate French II


    Structural review, conversation, reading, and writing.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   or equivalent.
  
  • FREN 287 - Study Abroad in Foreign Language, Literature, or Culture II


    Intermediate course work in French language, literature, or culture. Offered through the Office of International Programs.

    Credits (1-4)
    May be repeated to a maximum of thirty credits.
  
  • FREN 300 - French Grammar Review


    Review and consolidation of students’ knowledge of French grammar structures. Practices advanced and unfamiliar grammatical constructions.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   or equivalent.
    Notes Taught in French.
  
  • FREN 301 - Third-Year French: Composition and Conversation I


    Development of oral proficiency, writing skills, and reading for comprehension.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • FREN 302 - Third-Year French: Composition and Conversation II


    Development of oral proficiency, writing skills, and reading for comprehension.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • FREN 312 - French Phonetics


    Intensive practice of French sounds and intonation. Training in phonetic transcription. Exercises based on words, sentences, and texts designed to help the students achieve a native-like pronunciation.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • FREN 324 - Survey of French Culture


    Conducted in French. Introduces the principal cultural, intellectual and artistic events of France and the francophone world that continue to resonate in French culture.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • FREN 341 - History of French Literature I


    Comprehensive view of French literature from its beginning to the present day.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • FREN 342 - History of French Literature II


    Comprehensive view of French literature from its beginning to the present day.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • FREN 387 - Study Abroad in Foreign Language, Literature, or Culture III


    Advanced course work in French language, literature, or culture. Offered through the Office of International Programs.

    Credits (1-4)
    Prerequisites  .
    May be repeated to a maximum of thirty credits.
  
  • FREN 401 - Advanced French Composition and Conversation I


    Composition course designed to improve writing skills for students at the senior level. Taught entirely in the target language and emphasizes stylistics.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,  .
  
  • FREN 402 - Advanced French Composition and Conversation II


    Advanced stylistics class with emphasis on writing, vocabulary building, rhetorical figures and analysis of texts.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,  .
  
  • FREN 409 - Independent Study


    Independent study taken under the supervision of a faculty member.

    Credits (1-3)
    Prerequisites  .
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
  
  • FREN 416 - Business French


    Offers foundation in business vocabulary, the study of basic and cultural concepts, and practice in situations common to today’s French-speaking business world.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   or   or  .
 

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