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.



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 110 - Discovery/ Découverte

This intensive language and culture course for beginners will focus on the discovery and 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

Note: Students cannot receive credit for FRN 100 or 101, or FR 100 or 101, and FRN 110

Note: this course was formerly numbered FR 110. Students may receive credit for only one of FR 110 or FRN 110



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 250AC - Le français en vers

Approche pratique de niveau intermédiaire de la langue française et des modes de création poétique par le biais d’exercices de création littéraire et de lectures publiques. Réaction aux poètes ayant marqué les cultures francophones et les traditions poétiques francophones. Inclut une réflexion sur la langue française.

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

Note: Students cannot receive credit for FRN 250AC if they have already completed FRN 350AC.



FRN 350AC - Le français en vers

Approche pratique de niveau avancé de la langue française et des modes de création poétique par le biais d’exercices de création littéraire et de lectures publiques. Réaction aux poètes ayant marqué les cultures francophones et les traditions poétiques francophones. Inclut une réflexion sur la poétique.

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



FRN 390AB - Vers le gouvernement responsable

Analyse des relations entre groupes linguistiques et politiques à un moments clés de la formation de la société canadienne. Réflexion sur l'impact de l'histoire et de la politique démocratique sur la vie aujourd'hui.

Prerequisite: FRN 301 or permission of Department Head



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 220AG - Vous avez dit BD!

Les étudiants s'initieront à la bande dessinée de la francophonie tout en perfectionnant leur maîtrise du français.

Prerequisite: FRN 200, Grade 12 French and permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head.

Note: Students who have previously completed FR 215 and/or FR 216 may not receive credit for FRN 220.



FRN 236 - Structure du français moderne /The Structure of Modern French

Étude de la structure du français moderne via le système de ses sons, ses modes canoniques de formation de mots, la phrase et la signification. Contact des langues, diversité linguistique et sociale, interculturalité.

The structure of modern French: its speech sounds, sound patterns, word formation, sentence structure and meaning. Language contact; social and linguistic diversity; interculturality.

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

Note: This course was formerly numbered FR 226. Student may receive credit for only one of FR 226 or FRN 236



FRN 246 - La francophonie / The Francophone World

L’étudiant(e) explorera d’un œil critique la francophonie dans le temps et l’espace, à la fois comme concept, phénomène vécu et possibilité d’engagement. Students will critically explore the francophonie, across time and space, as a concept, a lived phenomenon and a possibility for engagement.

Prerequisite: FRN 300, 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

Note: Students who receive 75% or higher in FRLS 221 may choose to receive credit for either FRLS 221 or FRN 300 upon completion of placement test.



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

Note: Students who receive 75% or higher in FRLS 318 may choose to receive 3 credits for either FRLS 318 or FRN 301 upon completion of the placement test.



FRN 340AA - A la rencontre de l’Autre: dialogue interculturel dans la francophonie canadienne et internationale

À travers un examen des conceptions théoriques et de cas concrets de dialogue interculturel, ce cours abordera le thème, les enjeux et la pratique du dialogue interculturel au sein de la francophonie internationale, canadienne et de l’Ouest canadien. Through an examination of theoretical concepts and concrete examples of intercultural dialogue, the course will address the subject, issues and experience of intercultural dialogue, as manifested in the international, Canadian and western Canadian francophonie.



FRN 340AG - L'engagement communautaire

Étude des structures et des institutions politiques réglant la vie des groupes francophones au Canada, des luttes et movements politiques, ainsi que des raisons d'agir et de s'engager et des cultures émergeant de la vie au sein de ces institutions. L'accent sera mis sur les Fransaskois et sur les groupes francophones en situation minoritaire.

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 460AF - Les Francophones et l'immigration dans l'Ouest canadien: Gabrielle Roy

Étude des migrations ainsi que de la vie dans un contexte fédéral et colonial des francophones en milieu minoritaire dans l’Ouest canadien (par exemple: attachement au passé, distance des lieux d’origine, relations interculturelles). À partir de reportage et romans ainsi que d’études en sciences humaines et sociales.

Prerequisite: FRN 366, completion of a further six credit hours of 300-level FR or FRN courses, or permission of Department Head.



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