Find information below on courses, your degree, and other opportunities that the French Department offers to undergrads.
Study Abroad / Exchange
Interested in taking French courses abroad or on exchange in Canada?
See what you'll need to apply.
Here you will find more information on opportunities the French Department offers interested students to assist faculty.
Departmental Student Council
Your 2023-2024 Chairs
Michelle Rubach Flores and Stephanie Demeter
Responsibilities of a DSC Chair
- Academic liaison between students, faculty, and staff
- Organizing social events (ie. bake sales)
- USAT evaluations
Functions of a DSC Chair
- Elect a DSC Executive
- Elect students to serve on Departmental Committees and to serve on Faculty Board
- Deliver, with the coordination of the department, written course evaluations in all on-campus courses offered within the department.
If you are interested in being a member of the DSC or would like to help with any of our activities (and/or provide suggestions for activities), please contact the DSC Chairs.
Applications for the Certificate of Competence must be submitted to the Department of French Studies by March 31 of your graduating year.
ELIGIBILITY: students in a FREN degree plan are not eligible for the Certificate of Competence. Furthermore, certain degree plans from LLCU may not be eligible for the certificate if FREN courses have been used to fill plan requirements at the 200-300 level. Please contact email@example.com if you have questions regarding this.
NOTE: this is not a Senate-approved Certificate Program and therefore will be noted as an Academic Milestone on the transcript.
Please visit the French Certificates webpage for full details.
The Sir Wilfrid Laurier Memorial Prize
Applications are now open.
ELIGIBILITY: The Department of French Studies invites graduating students enrolled in French classes to apply for this prize.
To honour the memory of the late Sir Wilfrid Laurier, this scholarship is awarded by the Ontario Women’s Liberal Association for proficiency in French conversation. The award is given by recommendation of the Department of French Studies to a Canadian student (by birth or naturalization) who is enrolled in French classes and whose native tongue is not French.