Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2015/2016
Canadian Excellence

French (Lang/Lit)
Department of Languages & Literatures

The French program is a dynamic and innovative program offering a wide variety of courses in language, literature, culture and film. Students gain a mastery of the French language and an in-depth knowledge of intellectual and cultural developments in the French-speaking world while developing a vital set of analytical skills. The French faculty is composed of teacher-scholars committed to providing a lively and engaging classroom experience and to contributing to scholarly research in such diverse fields as linguistics, language pedagogy, literary criticism, cultural studies and film studies. The program is strong and diversified, with emphasis on immersion of the student in the culture and language of study. All courses are taught in French.

Honours BA and Minor:

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Department of Languages & Literatures

Full-Time Faculty

 
Course Offerings
Course #TitleCredits
FR101 Introductory French I [1] 0.5
FR102 Introductory French II [2] 0.5
FR150 Practical French I [3] 0.5
FR151 Practical French II [4] 0.5
FR232 Medieval and Renaissance France [5] 0.5
FR233 Early Modern France [6] 0.5
FR234 A Century of Revolutions [7] 0.5
FR235 20th Century France [8] 0.5
FR237 Québec Culture: Language, Nation and Identity [9] 0.5
FR238 Francophone Culture [10] 0.5
FR245 French Grammar 0.5
FR250 Language through Popular Culture I [11] 0.5
FR251 Language through Popular Culture II 0.5
FR260 French Pronunciation: Norm and Variation 0.5
FR280 Reading(s): An Interactive Approach to Literature 0.5
FR290 A Journey through French Literature 0.5
FR330 Advanced Translation I 0.5
FR331 Advanced Translation II 0.5
FR332 Freedom of French Classicism [12] 0.5
FR334 Self and Other [13] 0.5
FR335 Contemporary Literature [14] 0.5
FR337 Quebec Cinema: The Politics of Memory [15] 0.5
FR338 Francophone Myths, Legends and Voodoo [16] 0.5
FR360 Atelier in Composition and Stylistics 0.5
FR370 Graphic Novels and Animation [17] 0.5
FR385 Innovations in French Cinema [18] 0.5
FR433 Voltaire and Company [19] 0.5
FR434 Love, Sex and Jealousy [20] 0.5
FR435 Literature in Revolt [21] 0.5
FR437 Québec Literature: Critiquing Family, Church and State [22] 0.5
FR438 Family Feuds in Francophone Literature [23] 0.5
FR439 Directed Studies 0.5
FR440 Special Topics 0.5
FR460 Atelier in Oral Expression through Drama 0.5
FR470 Atelier in Advanced French 0.5
FR485 Adaptation: French Novels into Film 0.5
 

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Deletion May 28, 2015: FR336 deleted; effective date September 1, 2015.

  1. Editorial Revisions June 25, 2015: FR101 Exclusions changed; effective September 1, 2015.

  2. Editorial Revisions June 25, 2015: FR102 Exclusions changed; effective September 1, 2015.

  3. Senate Revision May 28, 2015: FR150 Course number changed from FR230effective date September 1, 2015.
    Editorial Revisions June 25, 2015: FR150 Exclusions changed; effective September 1, 2015.

  4. Senate Revision May 28, 2015FR151 Course number changed from FR231; prerequisite FR150 changed from FR230; effective date September 1, 2015.
    Editorial Revisions June 25, 2015: FR151 Exclusions changed; effective September 1, 2015.

  5. Senate Revision May 28, 2015: FR232 Title, description, prerequisite change; effective date September 1, 2015.

  6. Senate Revision May 28, 2015: FR233 Title, description, prerequisite change; effective date September 1, 2015.

  7. Senate Revision May 28, 2015: FR234 Title, description, prerequisite change; effective date September 1, 2015.

  8. Senate Revision May 28, 2015: FR235 Title, description, prerequisite change; effective date September 1, 2015.

  9. Senate Revision May 28, 2015: FR237 Title, description, prerequisite change; effective date September 1, 2015.

  10. Editorial Revisions June 25, 2015: FR238 Exclusion added; effective September 1, 2015.

  11. Editorial Revisions June 25, 2015: FR250 Exclusion added; effective September 1, 2015.

  12. Senate Revision May 28, 2015: FR332 Title, description, prerequisite change; effective date September 1, 2015.

  13. Senate Revision May 28, 2015: FR334 Description, prerequisite change; effective date September 1, 2015.

  14. Senate Revision May 28, 2015: FR335 Description, prerequisite change; effective date September 1, 2015.

  15. Senate Addition May 28, 2015: FR337 New course; effective date September 1, 2015.

  16. Senate Revision May 28, 2015: FR338 Title, description, prerequisite change; effective date September 1, 2015.

  17. Senate Revision May 28, 2015: FR370 Description change; effective date September 1, 2015.

  18. Senate Revision May 28, 2015: FR385 Description change; effective date September 1, 2015.

  19. Senate Revision May 28, 2015: FR433 Title, description, prerequisite change; effective date September 1, 2015.

  20. Senate Revision May 28, 2015: FR434 Title, description, prerequisite change; effective date September 1, 2015.

  21. Senate Revision May 28, 2015: FR435 Title, description, prerequisite change; effective date September 1, 2015.

  22. Senate Revision May 28, 2015: FR437 Title, description and prerequisite change; effective date September 1, 2015.

  23. Senate Revision May 28, 2015: FR438 Title, description, prerequisite change; effective date September 1, 2015.