An integrated study of the French novel of the 19th century through selected, representative works; supporting study of the historical and cultural context of the 19th century; review of selected grammar and sentence structures; structured opportunities to speak French. Prerequisite: any 300 level French course. Spring semester, every third year.

A seminar requiring the synthesis of skills learned in other classes, including independent reading of a major literary work, literary analysis, cultural and historical knowledge, research, and presentations of individual work in both written and oral formats. Two class sessions with expectations of individual initiative in research, reading, analysis, and development of two papers (literary analysis and history), one oral presentation (culture) and an annotated bibliography on a topic or topics of choice. Prerequisite: 16 credit hours numbered 300 or above. Spring semester.