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Certificate of Competence in French Language

Applications for the Certificate of Competence have to be received by the Department of French Studies before March 31 of your graduating year.

Students who are not registered in a French Studies Plan but have taken certain French courses at Queen’s, or received equivalent transfer credit, are eligible for a Certificate of Competence in French Language.

NOTE: this is not a Senate-approved Certificate Program and therefore will be noted as an Academic Milestone on the transcript.

Intermediate-Advanced Level

It includes courses in oral and written French and French literature, business French or French linguistics.

REQUIREMENTS:      

  • 24.0 UNITS in French Studies, including the following required courses:
  • FREN 150/6.0 (or FREN 100/6.0 or FREN 110/6.0 or FREN 101/3.0 + FREN 102/3.0)
  • FREN 250/3.0 (or FREN 344/3.0)
  • FREN 330/3.0 (or FREN 201/3.0 or FREN 202/3.0)
  • 3.0 UNITS from the Communication and Culture series of courses at the level of FREN 219/3.0 or above.

All courses taken for the certificate must be at a level equal to or above FREN 150, AND be in good standing.  
Only 6.0 units from Communication and Culture series (FREN 219/3.0, FREN 320/3.0) can be counted towards the certificate.  
No more than 9 transferred units can be counted towards the Intermediate-Advanced level certificate.

Complete application includes :

Intermediate Level

It includes courses in oral and written French, French literature, business French or French linguistics.

REQUIREMENTS:     

  • 18.0 UNITS in French Studies, including the following required courses:
  • FREN 150/6.0 (or FREN 100/6.0 or FREN 110/3.0 or FREN 101/3.0 + FREN 102/3.0)
  • FREN 250/3.0 (or FREN 344/3.0)
  • 3.0 UNITS from the Communication and Culture series of courses at the level of FREN 118/3.0 or above.

All courses taken for the certificate must be at a level equal to or above FREN 150 (with the exception of FREN 118), AND be in good standing.  
No more than 6 transferred units can be counted towards the Intermediate level certificate.

Complete application includes :