Department of Languages and 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, Combined Honours BA and Minor:

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Department of Languages and Literatures

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Course Offerings
Course #TitleCredits
FR101 Introductory French I 0.5
FR102 Introductory French II 0.5
FR150 Practical French I 0.5
FR151 Practical French II 0.5
FR225 Le français chanté [Music in French] 0.5
FR233 Early Modern France 0.5
FR234 A Century of Revolutions 0.5
FR235 20th Century France 0.5
FR237 Québec Culture: Language, Nation and Identity 0.5
FR238 Francophone Culture 0.5
FR240 Media and the News in French 0.5
FR250 Language through Popular Culture I 0.5
FR251 Language through Popular Culture II 0.5
FR260 French Pronunciation: Norm and Variation 0.5
FR270 Foundations in French writing 0.5
FR280 Reading(s): An Interactive Approach to Literature 0.5
FR290 A Journey through French Literature 0.5
FR300 Teaching, Learning and Thinking in French 0.5
FR330 Advanced Translation I 0.5
FR331 Advanced Translation II 0.5
FR332 Freedom of French Classicism 0.5
FR334 Self and Other 0.5
FR335 Contemporary Literature 0.5
FR337 Quebec Cinema: The Politics of Memory 0.5
FR338 Francophone Myths, Legends and Voodoo 0.5
FR360 Atelier in Composition and Stylistics 0.5
FR370 Graphic Novels and Animation 0.5
FR385 Innovations in French Cinema 0.5
FR433 Voltaire and Company 0.5
FR434 Love, Sex and Jealousy 0.5
FR435 Literature in Revolt 0.5
FR437 Québec Literature: Critiquing Family, Church and State 0.5
FR438 Family Feuds in Francophone Literature 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