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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 16, 2016.

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.

Intermediate-Advanced Level:

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

 

Requirements: 24.0 units in French, Required courses include FREN 150 (6.0) (or FREN 100 or FREN 110 or FREN 101 AND FREN 102), FREN 250 (3.0) (or FREN 344), or FREN 330 (3.0) and three 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.

 

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 (Intermediate -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,  Required courses include FREN 150 (6.0) (or FREN 100 or FREN 110 or FREN 101 AND FREN 102), FREN 250 (3.0) (or FREN 344) and three units from the Communication and Culture series of courses.  All courses taken for the certificate must be at a level equal to or above FREN 150, with the exception of FREN 118.

 

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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