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2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FR 305 Contemporary France

This course aims to familiarize students with all aspects of French political, sociological, technical, and artistic developments in France today. We will compare the French electoral system, and the educational system with those of the United States. All facets of family and working life will be discussed, such as the social security and health care system, the help given to women with child care and expenses. The technical advances that France has achieved such as the TGV, the fast trains, the Airbus, and the communication system, will be studied in great detail. Cinema is an important art in France, we will cover the history of cinema and its status today in the world.

Prerequisite: FR 202