Academic Calendar 2021-2022

French Studies - Major (Arts) - Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

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Plans of study for students who were admitted to a French Studies Plan after May 1, 2015
Subject: Administered by the Department of French Studies.
Plan: Consists of 60.0 units as described below.
Program: The Plan, alone, or in combination with a Minor in another subject, and with sufficient electives to total 120.0 units (114.0 units for students admitted prior to September 2017), will lead to a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree.

1. Core
A. Complete the following:6.00
Français intermédiaire
B. Complete the following:
FREN 219Communication et Culture IV3.00
FREN 230Analyse textuelle et étude de la langue3.00
FREN 231Rédaction et style3.00
FREN 241Histoire culturelle et littéraire de l'Ancien Régime3.00
C. Complete the following:
FREN 320Communication et culture V3.00
FREN 331Rédaction et style II3.00
FREN 342Histoire culturelle et littéraire de la France moderne et contemporaine3.00
FREN 343Histoire culturelle et littéraire de la francophonie et du Québec3.00
Complete the following:3.00
Grammaire avancée
D. Complete the following:
FREN 450Travaux pratiques: stylistique et traduction3.00
FREN 498Séminaire de lecture6.00
2. Options
A. FREN_Options18.00
Elective Courses60.00
Total Units120.00

3. Substitutions

A. Those students who spend their third-year on exchange at a French-speaking university or who are fluent in French are not required to take FREN 320 Communication et culture V/3.0. An alternate FREN course may be substituted with the permission of the Undergraduate Chair.

4. Notes

A. Students should note that FREN 106 Communication et culture I (formerly FREN P16); FREN 107 Communication et culture II (formerly FREN P17); FREN 111 Révision de la grammaire I (formerly FREN P11); FREN 112 Révision de la grammaire II (formerly FREN P12); FREN 118 Communication et Culture III; FREN 225 French in the Professional Workplace; FREN 236 French For Healthcare Professionals; and FREN 237 French For Government Professionals may not be used towards the requirements of this Plan. Students may not register for, or receive credit for, courses that are at a level lower than their current level of ability. This is particularly true of the 100-level course sequence that contains One-Way Exclusions. The following courses should be taken in this sequence: FREN 106 Communication et culture I (formerly FREN P16); FREN 107 Communication et culture II (formerly FREN P17); FREN 111 Révision de la grammaire I (formerly FREN P11); FREN 112 Révision de la grammaire II (formerly FREN P12) and FREN 118 Communication et Culture III.

B. A maximum of 6.0 units from courses offered by other Faculties and Schools may be counted toward the program and/or Plan Requirements. This includes courses in BMED, COMM, GLPH, LAW, NURS and courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

French Studies Course Lists

The following lists contain courses offered through other Departments. In accordance with Academic Regulation 2.5 (Access to Classes), students do not have enrolment priority in all of these courses. Access to these courses may only be made available during the Open Enrolment period, and then only if space permits.


Options in the FREN Major and Medial Plans
FREN 2903.00
IDIS 2903.00
FREN 304Introduction à la littérature française du Moyen Age3.00
FREN 305Le théâtre depuis 19453.00
FREN 3063.00
FREN 315Littérature française de la Renaissance3.00
FREN 323La littérature française de 19e3.00
FREN 324Le roman français du 20e siècle3.00
FREN 325Littérature contemporaine3.00
FREN 327Le Cinéma aujourd'hui: Études thématiques3.00
FREN 331Rédaction et style II3.00
FREN 3353.00
FREN 350Littératures autochtones comparés en Amérique du Nord3.00
FREN 351Ecrits de la Francophonie3.00
FREN 352Vers de nouveaux récits pour Haïti: Une introduction aux études haïtiennes3.00
FREN 353Phonétique et phonologie du français3.00
FREN 363Histoire de la langue française3.00
FREN 3733.00
FREN 387Littérature du 17e siècle3.00
FREN 388Littérature du 18e siècle3.00
FREN 390Genre et littérature3.00
FREN 391Auteurs et thèmes en littérature québécoise3.00
FREN 392Paris Through Literature, Painting, Cinema and Photography3.00
FREN 393Morphologie et lexicologie du français3.00
FREN 394Montréal interculturel: une métropole en représentation3.00
FREN 3953.00
FREN 396Cinéma et culture québécoise3.00
FREN 397Les humanités médicales3.00
FREN 498Séminaire de lecture6.00
FREN 499Practicum and Seminar in Teaching French as a Second Language6.00