Loyola University Maryland

Modern Languages & Literatures

French Course Rotation

Wondering which French and Francophone Studies courses will be offered and when? This course rotation will help you plan your schedule well in advance. Course offerings and special topics courses can change, though, so be sure to talk with one of our faculty about your plans. For-credit internships are offered regularly.

Regular offerings

Each fall: FR201 French Composition and Conversation I
Each spring: FR216 Highlights in French and Francophone Studies
Even years/spring: FR315 French for International Relations*
Odd years/spring: FR310 Business French*

* Loyola University Maryland is a testing center for the “Diplôme de français professionnel” given by the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry. We offer testing for certificates in both Business and International Relations. More information is found on their website.

Sample rotation for 2022-25

FALL 2022

FR201: French Composition and Conversation I
FR320: Speak Up! [Public Speaking and Phonetics in French]
FR375: Women in the Francophone World

SPRING 2023

FR216: Highlights in French and Francophone Studies
FR310: Business French 
FR331: Savoring Francophone Literature [Gastronomy]

FALL 2023

FR201: French Composition and Conversation I
FR303: France Today 
FR332: Trauma and Testimony [Rwandan Genocide]

SPRING 2024

FR216: Highlights in French and Francophone Studies
FR315: French for International Relations 
FR362: CENSORED [Freedom of Expression in France]

FALL 2024

FR201: French Composition and Conversation I
FR335: The Algerian War 
FR359: Fear and Trembling in the 19th Century 

SPRING 2025

FR216: Highlights in French and Francophone Studies
FR310: Business French 
FR360: French Theater-20th Century and Beyond

 
Nora Benedict
Alumni

Nora Benedict

Nora credits her Loyola education with affording her critical thinking skills and relationships with faculty, both of which inspired a career in academia

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