The Department of French and Italian

Program Courses


All participants must take 6 credit hours for which they register at UT prior to departure. Students may sign up for the following courses depending on previous coursework:

*CANCELLED* FR 317C  Enhancing French Skills
Listening, speaking, reading, and writing course designed to provide students who have credit for French 611C with additional preparation for upper-division French courses. May not be counted toward fulfillment of the foreign language requirement for any bachelor's degree. Prerequisite: French 611C with a grade of at least C. 
UPDATE FOR 2021: Due to the pandemic and low enrollment, we will no longer be offering FR 317C on the 2021 Lyon Summer Program. Students who are currently enrolled in FR 611C and plan to continue in French are strongly encouraged to apply for the 2022 program. Please email Mme Shoemaker with any questions:

FR 322E Advanced French II
Designed to develop the listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills needed for the analysis of literary and cultural readings in the French-speaking world. Prerequisite: French 320E with a grade of at least C. Taught by Lyon 3 professor Marylène Meunier.

FC 340M Continuity and Change in Modern France
Considers important cultural trends and structures of 20th-century France and explores important geographical, historical and architectural sites in Paris, Lyon, and on weekend excursions.Taught in Lyon, France. Study Abroad. Lectures and readings in French and English. Fulfills the "Cultural Expression, Human Experience, & Thought" Culture Requirement in the College of Liberal Arts. This course also carries the Global Cultures flag.

All courses are academically challenging. Special attention is paid to each student’s proficiency and interests.

  • Department of French and Italian

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