Lyon, France Advising Guides

The following is a list of USAC Specialty Program courses scheduled to be offered in the upcoming academic terms and their corresponding UNR equivalents. Please visit https://usac.edu for course details and speak with your academic advisor to see how these courses fit into your University of Nevada, Reno degree program.

2022 Fall

Course offerings are subject to meeting minimum student enrollments and are subject to change.

UNR # UNR Course Credits USAC Courses (name of course taught abroad)
ART 493 Individual Studies in Art History 3 Exploring French Art and Architecture I: Classical to Beaux Arts
ENG 331 Literary Themes 3 Travel Writing: French Art and the Art of Being French
FREN 211 Second Year French I 3 Second Year French I
FREN 212 Second Year French II 3 Second Year French II
FREN 305 French Composition I 3 Third Year French I
FREN 306 French Composition II 3 Third Year French II
FREN 309 French Conversation 3 French Conversation
FREN 309 French Conversation 3 French Conversation
FREN 321 Survey of French and Francophone Cultures 3 Contemporary French Culture
FREN 341 Introduction to the History of French Literature I 3 Survey of French Literature I
FREN 407 Advanced French Grammar and Composition I 3 Fourth Year French I
FREN 408 Advanced French Grammar and Composition II 3 Fourth Year French II
FREN 441 Seminar in Language and Literature 3 Islam in France: Multiculturalism and the Media
FREN 441 Seminar in Language and Literature 3 Seminar in French Language
NUTR 210 World Cuisine 1 French Cuisine
PSC 407A Political Systems of Western Europe 3 Government and Politics in France and Europe
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 1 French Culture and Civilization: Getting to know Lyon Beyond the Walls
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 1 French Language Placement Exam Preparation
WLL 495 Independent Study 1 French Language Placement Exam Preparation
WLL 495 Independent Study 3 French Stylistics
WLL 495 Independent Study 3 Mediterranean Francophone Cultures Through Literature and Cinema

2023 Spring

Course offerings are subject to meeting minimum student enrollments and are subject to change.

UNR # UNR Course Credits USAC Courses (name of course taught abroad)
ART 440 Problems in Photography 1 Travel Photography
ART 472 19th Century Art 3 Impressionism and Post-Impressionism
ART 493 Individual Studies in Art History 3 Exploring French Art and Architecture II: Art Deco to Today
ART 493 Individual Studies in Art History 3 Impressionism and Post-Impressionism
FREN 211 Second Year French I 3 Second Year French I
FREN 212 Second Year French II 3 Second Year French II
FREN 305 French Composition I 3 Third Year French I
FREN 306 French Composition II 3 Third Year French II
FREN 309 French Conversation 3 French Conversation
FREN 342 Introduction to the History of French Literature II 3 Survey of French Literature II
FREN 407 Advanced French Grammar and Composition I 3 Fourth Year French I
FREN 408 Advanced French Grammar and Composition II 3 Fourth Year French II
FREN 441 Seminar in Language and Literature 3 Seminar in French Language
FREN 441 Seminar in Language and Literature 3 Understanding the French Bande Dessinée
NUTR 210 World Cuisine 1 French Cuisine
PSC 405H International Human Rights 3 International Human Rights
PSC 405Z Special Topics in International Relations and Foreign Policy 3 French International Relations Since 1945
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 1 French Culture and Civilization: Getting to know Lyon Beyond the Walls
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 1 French Language Placement Exam Preparation
WLL 495 Independent Study 1 French Language Placement Exam Preparation
WLL 495 Independent Study 3 French Stylistics
WMST 489 Gender and Sexual Identity in Literature 3 LGBTQ+ France: Cultural and Literary Perspectives
To Be Determined 3 French Conversation

2023 Summer Session I

Course offerings are subject to meeting minimum student enrollments and are subject to change.

UNR # UNR Course Credits USAC Courses (name of course taught abroad)
ART 440 Problems in Photography 1 Travel Photography
ART 493 Individual Studies in Art History 3 Exploring French Art and Architecture I: Classical to Beaux Arts
FREN 211 Second Year French I 3 Second Year French I
FREN 212 Second Year French II 3 Second Year French II
FREN 305 French Composition I 3 Third Year French I
FREN 306 French Composition II 3 Third Year French II
FREN 309 French Conversation 1 French Conversation
FREN 407 Advanced French Grammar and Composition I 3 Fourth Year French I
FREN 408 Advanced French Grammar and Composition II 3 Fourth Year French II
NUTR 210 World Cuisine 1 French Cuisine
PSC 407A Political Systems of Western Europe 3 Government and Politics in France and Europe
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 1 Basic French Conversation for Daily Communication
WLL 495 Independent Study 3 Art, City and Society in Lyon, from the Middle-Ages to Nowadays
WMST 489 Gender and Sexual Identity in Literature 3 LGBTQ+ France: Cultural and Literary Perspectives

2023 Summer Session II

Course offerings are subject to meeting minimum student enrollments and are subject to change.

UNR # UNR Course Credits USAC Courses (name of course taught abroad)
ART 397 Adv Field Study 1 Drawing and Painting in Lyon
ART 493 Individual Studies in Art History 3 Exploring French Art and Architecture II: Art Deco to Today
ENG 331 Literary Themes 3 Travel Writing: French Art and the Art of Being French
FREN 211 Second Year French I 3 Second Year French I
FREN 212 Second Year French II 3 Second Year French II
FREN 305 French Composition I 3 Third Year French I
FREN 306 French Composition II 3 Third Year French II
FREN 309 French Conversation 1 French Conversation
FREN 407 Advanced French Grammar and Composition I 3 Fourth Year French I
FREN 408 Advanced French Grammar and Composition II 3 Fourth Year French II
FREN 441 Seminar in Language and Literature 3 Francophone Women Writers
NUTR 210 World Cuisine 1 French Cuisine
PSC 405H International Human Rights 3 International Human Rights

2023 Fall

Course offerings are subject to meeting minimum student enrollments and are subject to change.

UNR # UNR Course Credits USAC Courses (name of course taught abroad)
ART 493 Individual Studies in Art History 3 Exploring French Art and Architecture I: Classical to Beaux Arts
ENG 331 Literary Themes 3 Travel Writing: French Art and the Art of Being French
FREN 211 Second Year French I 3 Second Year French I
FREN 212 Second Year French II 3 Second Year French II
FREN 305 French Composition I 3 Third Year French I
FREN 306 French Composition II 3 Third Year French II
FREN 309 French Conversation 3 French Conversation
FREN 341 Introduction to the History of French Literature I 3 Survey of French Literature I
FREN 407 Advanced French Grammar and Composition I 3 Fourth Year French I
FREN 408 Advanced French Grammar and Composition II 3 Fourth Year French II
FREN 441 Seminar in Language and Literature 3 Islam in France: Multiculturalism and the Media
FREN 441 Seminar in Language and Literature 3 Seminar in French Language
NUTR 210 World Cuisine 1 French Cuisine
PSC 407A Political Systems of Western Europe 3 Government and Politics in France and Europe
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 1 French Culture and Civilization: Getting to know Lyon Beyond the Walls
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 1 French Language Placement Exam Preparation
WLL 495 Independent Study 1 French Language Placement Exam Preparation
WLL 495 Independent Study 3 French Stylistics
WLL 495 Independent Study 3 Mediterranean Francophone Cultures Through Literature and Cinema
To Be Determined 3 Comparative Environmental Policies: International Perspectives
To Be Determined 3 French Conversation

2024 Spring

Course offerings are subject to meeting minimum student enrollments and are subject to change.

UNR # UNR Course Credits USAC Courses (name of course taught abroad)
ART 440 Problems in Photography 1 Travel Photography
ART 493 Individual Studies in Art History 3 Exploring French Art and Architecture II: Art Deco to Today
ART 493 Individual Studies in Art History 3 Impressionism and Post-Impressionism
FREN 211 Second Year French I 3 Second Year French I
FREN 212 Second Year French II 3 Second Year French II
FREN 305 French Composition I 3 Third Year French I
FREN 306 French Composition II 3 Third Year French II
FREN 309 French Conversation 3 French Conversation
FREN 342 Introduction to the History of French Literature II 3 Survey of French Literature II
FREN 407 Advanced French Grammar and Composition I 3 Fourth Year French I
FREN 408 Advanced French Grammar and Composition II 3 Fourth Year French II
FREN 441 Seminar in Language and Literature 3 Seminar in French Language
FREN 441 Seminar in Language and Literature 3 Understanding the French Bande Dessinée
NUTR 210 World Cuisine 1 French Cuisine
PSC 405H International Human Rights 3 International Human Rights
PSC 405Z Special Topics in International Relations and Foreign Policy 3 French International Relations Since 1945
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 1 French Culture and Civilization: Getting to know Lyon Beyond the Walls
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 1 French Language Placement Exam Preparation
WLL 495 Independent Study 1 French Language Placement Exam Preparation
WLL 495 Independent Study 3 French Stylistics
WMST 489 Gender and Sexual Identity in Literature 3 LGBTQ+ France: Cultural and Literary Perspectives
To Be Determined 3 French Conversation
To Be Determined 3 Media, Politics, and Political Communication in the U.S. and France