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Queen's University
 

CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCE in French Language
Applications for the Certificate of Competence have to be received by the Department of French Studies before March 15, 2014.

Students who are not registered in a French Plan but have taken certain courses in French at Queen’s or received transfer credit for courses taken elsewhere are eligible for a Certificate of Competence in French Language. Note that this is not a Senate-approved Certificate Program and therefore will be noted as an Academic Milestone on the transcript. The Certificate will be issued by the French Department on behalf of the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Advanced Level:

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

 

Requirements: 30.0 units in French, 24.0 of which must be at the 100 level or above. A maximum of 6.0 units transfer credit may be used toward the requirements of this certification.

 

Only 6.0 units from Communication and Culture courses (FREN P16/3.0, FREN P17/3.0, FREN 118/3.0, FREN 219/3.0, FREN 320/3.0) or the equivalent transfer credit can be counted towards he Certificate of Competence.

  

Students will be required to take an examination (written and oral) at the end of the Winter Term.

  

Granting of the certificate of competence will be based on a good standing on a written and oral exam (Grade B-). The certificate appears on your transcript as an Academic Milstone.

 

Complete application include : Certificate of Competence Form (Advanced) (PDF*, 23 KB), up to date transcript.

 Intermediate Level:

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

 

Requirements: 18.0 units in French, 12.0 of which must be at the 100 level or above. A maximum of 6.0 units transfer credit may be used toward the requirements of this certification.

 

Only 6.0 units from Communication and Culture courses (FREN P16/3.0, FREN P17/3.0, FREN 118/3.0, FREN 219/3.0, FREN 320/3.0) or the equivalent transfer credit can be counted towards he Certificate of Competence.

  

Students will be required to take an examination (written and oral) at the end of the Winter Term.

 

Granting of the certificate of competence will be based on a good standing on a written and oral exam (Grade B-). The certificate appears on your transcript as an Academic Milstone.

 

Complete application include : Certificate of Competence (Intermediate) (PDF*, 23 KB), up to date transcript.

 

*PDF files can be viewed using Adobe Reader.

 

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