Undergraduate Courses

FRN 100 - Discovery I / Découverte I

This language and culture course for beginners will focus on the discovery and the acquisition of basic vocabulary and structures in order to develop oral and written communication skills while fostering cultural awareness of the Francophone world.

Prerequisite: No Previous experience in French, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head

Note: Students who have completed Grade 12 French within the previous five years normally may not take this course for credit. An additional fee may be charged for online sections

Note: this course was formerly numbered FR 100. Students may receive credit for only one of FR 100 or FRN 100



FRN 101 - Discovery II / Découverte II

This language and culture course for near beginners will continue the discovery of more extensive vocabulary and structures in order to further develop oral and written communication skills while furthering cultural awareness of the Francophone world.

Prerequisite: FRN 100, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head

Note: An additional fee may be charged for online sections

Note: This course was formerly numbered FR 101. Students may receive credit for only one of FR 101 or FRN 101



FRN 200 - Exploration I / Exploration I

This intermediate course will provide cultural knowledge and build on previously acquired language skills while introducing students to basic writing skills. Cours intermédiaire portant sur les connaissances langagières et culturelles

déjà acquises tout en initiant les étudiants aux bases de l'écriture.

Prerequisite: FRN 101, permission based on assessment test, or permission of the Department Head

Note: Students may receive credit for one of FRN 200 or FRLS 119

Note: Students who have previously taken FR 102 and/or FR 113 may not receive credit for FRN 200



FRN 201 - Exploration II / Exploration II

This language and culture course will further explore oral and writing skills and will raise awareness of Francophone issues.

Cours de langue et de culture qui poursuit l'exploration des connaissances de l'oral et de l'écriture et qui sensibilisera l'étudiant aux enjeux de la Francophonie.

Prerequisite: FRN 200, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head

Note: This course was formerly numbered FR 201. Students may receive credit for only one of FR 201 or FRN 201

Note: Students may not receive credit for both FRN 201 and FRLS 120



FRN 220AD - Le Canada francophone au cinéma

Introduction aux différents espaces francophones du Canada à travers des œuvres cinématographiques. Parmi les thèmes traités : l’économie, l’environnement naturel, les rapports hommes-femmes, la religion, les différents parlers franco-canadiens, la construction identitaire et le rapport au monde extérieur. Projection régulière de films et discussions.



FRN 220AF - La chanson populaire en francophonie

Étude d'œuvres musicales populaires de la francophonie surtout au Canada, ainsi qu'en France et en Afrique, par les textes et la musique. Le cours se penchera sur le contexte culturel et social de la création; le genre de la chanson; et les questions liées à la langue et à l'identité.

Prerequisite: FRN 200 with a minimum grade of 60%, Grade 12 French and permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head



FRN 300 - Achievement I / Épanouissement I

This language and culture course will enhance writing skills and will further explore Francophone issues as well as provide a favourable environment for critical thinking.

Cours de langue et de culture qui favorise la maîtrise de l'écrit et qui continue la découverte des enjeux de la Francophonie tout en encourageant la pensée critique.

Prerequisite: FRN 201, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head

Note: This course was formerly numbered FR 202. Student who have previously completed FR 202 may not receive credit for FRN 300. Also students may not receive credit for both FRN 300 and FRLS 121



FRN 301 - Achievement II / Épanouissement II

This language and culture course will enhance writing skills and will further explore Francophone issues as well as provide a favourable environment for critical thinking.

Cours de langue et de culture qui favorise la maîtrise de l'écrit et qui continue la découverte des enjeux de la Francophonie tout en encourageant la pensée critique.

Prerequisite: FRN 300, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head

Note: This course was formerly numbered FR 203. Student may receive credit for only one of FR 203 or FRN 301



FRN 340AF - Colonialisme et réconciliation

Étude des institutions, structures et expériences du colonialisme propres au colonialisme canadien, et des institutions et pratiques à même d'ouvrir des possibilités de réconciliation interpersonnelle, interculturelle, et entre nations. Le cours se penchera particulièrement sur les pensionnats autochtones et leurs effects, ainsi que sur la Commission Vérité et Réconciliation.

Prerequisite: FRN 301, Grade 12 French and permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head.



FRN 366 - Litterature de la francophonie

Étude de textes littéraires de la francophonie dans une approche qui favorise l’analyse critique ainsi que l’amélioration de la lecture et de l’écriture.

Study of literary texts of the Francophone world in a way that promotes critical thought as well as enhancement of writing and reading skills.

Prerequisite: FRN 301, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head

Note: Formerly numbered FR 245. Students may receive credit for only one of FR 245 or FRN 366



FRN 430AA - Initiation a la terminologie

Fondement, theorie et practique de la terminologie; conceptualisation et denomination; intellectualisation et particularisation; terminologie et normalisation.

Prerequisite: FRN 236 and FRN 301, and completion of a further six credit hours of 300-level FR or FRN courses, or permission of Department Head



FRN 440AA - Les « sixties » en français

Etude des bouleversements sociaux, politiques, culturels des années 1960, avec un accent sur le monde francophone. Les étudiants seront invités à effectuer des analyses comparatives pancanadiennes et internationales. Ils devront aussi mener des projets de recherche originaux sur la fransaskoisie.



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