French Option

The French Option consists of a minimum of 4.0 credits.

1.5 credits in language courses:
2.5 credits in culture, film and literature courses:

Language courses:
FR150 - Practical French I
FR151 - Practical French II
FR250 - Upper intermediate French I
FR251 - Upper intermediate French II
FR260 - French Pronunciation and Phonetics
FR270 - Foundations in French writing
FR300 - Teaching in French: Critical Reflection and Practice
FR330 - Advanced Translation I
FR331 - Advanced Translation II
FR360 - Academic writing in French
FR470 - Creative writing in French

Culture, Film and Literature courses:
FR220 - Special Topics
FR225 - Le français chanté [Music in French]
FR233 - Early Modern France
FR234 - A Century of Revolutions
FR235 - 20th Century France
FR237 - Québec Culture: Language, Nation and Identity
FR238 - Francophone Culture
FR240 - Media and the News in French
FR285 - French History through Film
FR288* - Cultural and Literary Representations of Montréal
FR290 - A Journey through French Literature
FR332 - The Princess and the Witch
FR334 - Self and Other
FR335 - Contemporary Literature
FR337 - Quebec Cinema: The Politics of Memory
FR338 - Francophone Myths, Legends and Voodoo
FR370 - Graphic Novels and Animation
FR385 - Innovations in French Cinema
FR433 - The Rise of Women Writers
FR434 - Love, Sex and Jealousy
FR435 - Literature in Revolt
FR437 - Québec Literature: Critiquing Family, Church and State
FR438 - Family Feuds in Francophone Literature
FR440 - Special Topics
FR485 - Adaptation: French Novels into Film

Additional Information

  1. The following French courses must be taken in numerical sequence: FR150, FR151, FR250, FR251, FR360.
  2. Students from French immersion programs are not eligible to take FR150 and FR151. Students graduating from a French high school must consult the academic advisor. Course exclusions: FR101, FR102.
  3. To obtain a French Option designation on their transcripts, students must have a minimum GPA of 7.00 in designated courses (core and electives), computed on all credits claimed for the option.
  4. Students in Honours BA Languages and Literatures, Honours BA French or combined Honours French cannot obtain the option in French. Students cannot obtain both a minor and option in French.