French and Francophone Studies

French Lower-Division Courses

1. Elementary French. (4) Lecture, five hours. P/NP or letter grading.

1G. Elementary French for Graduate Students. (3) Lecture, three hours. Preparation for GSFLT or other language examinations. Passing grade does not imply satisfaction of language requirements. S/U grading.

2. Elementary French. (4) Lecture, five hours. Enforced requisite: course 1 with grade of C− or better. P/NP or letter grading.

3. Elementary French. (4) Lecture, five hours. Enforced requisite: course 2 with grade of C− or better. P/NP or letter grading.

4. Intermediate French. (4) Lecture, four hours. Enforced requisite: course 3 with grade of C− or better. P/NP or letter grading.

5. Intermediate French. (4) Lecture, four hours. Enforced requisite: course 4 with grade of C− or better. P/NP or letter grading.

6. Intermediate French. (4) Lecture, four hours. Enforced requisite: course 5 with grade of C− or better. P/NP or letter grading.

8. Intensive First-Year French. (12) Lecture, 15 hours. All-in-French intensive language program equivalent to first year of college French and designed to develop basic language skills. Additional work in language and media laboratory required. Offered in summer only. P/NP or letter grading.

9. Intensive Second-Year French. (8) Lecture, 10 hours; media laboratory, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 3. Intensive course equivalent to first two terms of intermediate French and designed to improve proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking. Offered in summer only. P/NP or letter grading.

10A-10D. French Conversation. (2 each) Discussion, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 3 with grade of B or better. P/NP or letter grading.

12. Introduction to Study of French and Francophone Literature. (5) Lecture, two hours; discussion, one hour. Enforced requisite: course 6. Principles of literary analysis as applied to selected texts in poetry, theater, and prose by French and Francophone writers. P/NP or letter grading.

14. Introduction to French Culture and Civilization in English. (5) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Not open for credit to students with credit for course 14W. Study of contemporary French institutions and issues in cultural, political, and socioeconomic realms. P/NP or letter grading.

14W. Introduction to French Culture and Civilization in English. (5) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Enforced requisite: English Composition 3 or 3H or English as a Second Language 36. Not open for credit to students with credit for course 14. Study of contemporary French institutions and issues in cultural, political, and socioeconomic realms. Satisfies Writing II requirement. Letter grading.

16. Society and Self in Early Modern France. (5) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Role of religion, politics, and sociability in constructing self and understanding its relation with society in early modern France. Development of students’s critical thought and knowledge of French and European intellectual tradition. P/NP or letter grading.

19. Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars. (1) Seminar, one hour. Discussion of and critical thinking about topics of current intellectual importance, taught by faculty members in their areas of expertise and illuminating many paths of discovery at UCLA. P/NP grading.

41. French Cinema and Culture. (5) Lecture/screenings, five hours; discussion, one hour. Introduction to French culture and literature through study of films of cultural and literary significance. P/NP or letter grading.

60. French and Francophone Novel. (5) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Study of literary masterpieces produced by writers from France and Francophone world (Canada, Africa, Caribbean, etc.) from 17th to early 21st century. P/NP or letter grading.

89. Honors Seminars. (1) Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to lower-division lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

89HC. Honors Contracts. (1) Tutorial, three hours. Limited to students in College Honors Program. Designed as adjunct to lower-division lecture course. Individual study with lecture course instructor to explore topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities. May be repeated for maximum of 4 units. Individual honors contract required. Honors content noted on transcript. Letter grading.

99. Student Research Program. (1 to 2) Tutorial (supervised research or other scholarly work), three hours per week per unit. Entry-level research for lower-division students under guidance of faculty mentor. Students must be in good academic standing and enrolled in minimum of 12 units (excluding this course). Individual contract required; consult Undergraduate Research Center. May be repeated. P/NP grading.