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Accounting 010
African Area Studies 016
African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian Languages and Literatures 013
Africana Studies 014
Agriculture and Food Systems 020
American History 512
American Literature
American Studies 050
Animal Science 067
Anthropology 070
Armenian 078
Art 081
Art History 082
Arts and Sciences 090
Asian Studies 098
Astrophysics 105
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Biotechnology 126
Business Analytics and Information Technology 623
Business Law 140
Cell Biology
Chemistry 160
Chinese 165
Chinese Studies 170
Cinema Studies 175
Cognitive Science 185
Communication 192
Community Development
Comparative Literature 195
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Criminology 204
Dance 203, 206
Design 208
Digital Filmmaking 211
East Asian Languages and Area Studies 214
Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources 216
Economics 220
Education 300
Entomology 370
Environmental and Business Economics 373
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Environmental Planning and Design 573
Environmental Policy, Institutions, and Behavior 374
Environmental Sciences 375
Environmental Studies 381
European Studies 360
Exercise Science 377
Film Studies
Finance 390
Food Science 400
French 420
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Gender and Media 438
Geography 450
Geological Sciences 460
German 470
Greek 490
Greek, Modern Greek Studies 489
Health Administration 501
Health and Society 502
History/French Joint Major 513
History/Political Science Joint Major 514
Human Resource Management 533
Hungarian 535
Individualized Major 555
Information Technology and Informatics 547
Interdisciplinary Studies, SAS 556
International and Global Studies 558
Italian 560
Japanese 565
Jewish Studies 563
Journalism and Media Studies 567
Junior Year Abroad
Korean 574
Labor Studies and Employment Relations 575
Landscape Architecture 550
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
Latino and Caribbean Studies 595
Leadership and Management 605
Life Sciences
Linguistics 615
Management and Global Business 620
Marine Sciences 628
Marketing 630
Mathematics 640
Medicine and Dentistry
Medieval Studies 667
Meteorology 670
Microbiology 680
Middle Eastern Studies 685
Military Education, Air Force 690
Military Education, Army 691
Military Education, Naval 692
Molecular Biology
Nutritional Sciences 709
Operations Research 711
Organizational Leadership 713
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
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Planning and Public Policy 762
Plant Biology 776
Polish 787
Political Science 790
Portuguese 810
Psychology 830
Public Health 832
Public Policy 833
Religion 840
Russian 860
Sexualities Studies 888
Social Justice 904
Social Work 910
Sociology 920
South Asian Studies 925
Spanish 940
Sport Management 377
Statistics and Biostatistics 960
Study Abroad 959
Supply Chain Management 799
Theater 965, 966
Ukrainian 967
Urban Planning and Design 971
Urban Studies
Visual Arts
Women's and Gender Studies 988
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Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-New Brunswick
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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2019 Programs of Study and Courses for Liberal Arts and Sciences Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses French 420 Courses in English  

Courses in English

01:420:160 Short Stories of France (3) Some of the most important French short stories in English translation. Close reading and historical overview. Authors include Beckett, Camus, Maupassant, Nerval, Sartre, Stendhal, and Voltaire.
01:420:241,242 Major French Writers in Translation (3,3) Landmarks of French literature from the Renaissance to the present. Plays, novels, and essays of such authors as Molière, Voltaire, Rousseau, Balzac, Flaubert, Sartre, and Camus. Credit not given for both 01:420:241 or 242 and 01:195:251.
01:420:251 France in the World--the World in France (3) An exploration through architecture, cinema, music, literature, and visual arts of 21st-century France's place in the world and the rest of the world's conception of France.
01:460:260 The Theater of France (3) An introduction to important plays in the history of French theater in English translation. Approach combines close reading with discussion of historical context and staging practices.
01:420:271 Francophilia: Literature and Sexuality in Modern France (3) Explores cultural representations of nonconforming sexualities in France from the late-19th century to the present. Approach combines writing exercises with close reading and analytical discussion of literature, theory, and film within evolving historical context.
Credit not given for both this course and 01:888:291.
01:420:306 Modern French Cinema (in English) (3) Survey of the development of French cinema from World War II to the present day. Emphasis on the historical, sociopolitical, and aesthetic content of films screened.
Credit not given for this course and 01:420:308 or 01:175:306.  
01:420:313 Twentieth-Century Feminism: Theories of Gender (3) Exploration of 20th-century French women writers in the social context of feminist theories of gender and the relation of theory to literary practice.
01:420:314 Contemporary French Critical Thought (3) Introduction to contemporary French intellectual trends, with emphasis on poststructuralist movements. Readings of such writers as Barthes, Derrida, Foucault, and Lacan.
01:420:407 Topics in the Comparative Syntax of French and Francophone Dialects and Creoles (3) Survey of advanced problems of syntax in French and Francophone dialects and Creoles in conjunction with theoretical problems in linguistics.
Prerequisite: 01:420:333 or 01:615:201 or permission of instructor.
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