Academic Calendar 2023-2024

French Studies – General (Arts) – Bachelor of Arts


Subject: Administered by the Department of French Studies.
Plan: Consists of 30.00 units as described below.
Program: The Plan, with sufficient electives to total 90.00 units, will lead to a Bachelor of Arts Degree.

Note: Requirements for this program have been modified. Please consult the 2022-2023 Calendar for the previous requirements.

1. Core
A. Complete the following:
FREN 150Français intermédiaire6.00
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 6.00 the following:6.00
Histoire culturelle et littéraire de la France moderne et contemporaine
Histoire culturelle et littéraire de la francophonie et du Québec
Grammaire avancée
2. Option
A. Complete 6.00 units from the following course list: 6.00
Elective Courses60.00
Total Units90.00

3. Notes

A. Students should note that FREN 106; FREN 107; FREN 118; FREN 225; FREN 236FREN 237; FREN 238; and FREN 239 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 contain One-Way Exclusions. 

B. A maximum of 6.00 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, HSCI, 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 2.6 (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 General and Minor Plans
FREN 304Introduction à la littérature française du Moyen Age3.00
FREN 305Le théâtre depuis 19453.00
FREN 315Littérature française de la Renaissance3.00
FREN 320Communication et culture V3.00
FREN 323La littérature française du 19e siècle3.00
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 342Histoire culturelle et littéraire de la France moderne et contemporaine3.00
FREN 343Histoire culturelle et littéraire de la francophonie et du Québec3.00
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 363Histoire de la langue française3.00
FREN 387Littérature du 17e siècle3.00
FREN 388Littérature du 18e siècle3.00
FREN 389Special Topics in French Language and Literature3.00
FREN 390Genre et littérature3.00
FREN 391Auteurs et thèmes en littérature québécoise3.00
FREN 392Paris Through Literature, Painting, Cinema, and Photography3.00
FREN 394Montréal interculturel: une métropole en représentation3.00
FREN 396Cinéma et culture québécoise3.00
FREN 397Les humanités médicales3.00
FREN 450Travaux pratiques: stylistique et traduction3.00
FREN 498Séminaire de lecture6.00
FREN 499Apprentissage et enseignement du français langue seconde6.00