Minors in French

 

Studying French allows you to discover the language and culture of the many francophone countries and areas of the world.

 

Two minors in French are available :

  1. Beginner: A minor in French as a Second Language - 6 courses (18 credits) at the 100 and 200 level (FRN 100, 101, 200, 201 plus two courses at the 200 level)
     
  2. Intermediate/Advanced: A minor in French and Francophone Intercultural Studies - 6 courses (18 credits) at the 200 and 300 level (FRN 201, 300, 301) plus three courses at the 200 and 300 level)

 

Are you a business administration student?

Learning a new language develops your critical and creative thinking skills and will improve your memory and self-discipline.

Are you a journalism student?

Studying French will improve your vocabulary and enhance your grammar skills and proficiency in English. Bilingual journalists possess a valued skill that is rewarded both financially and in terms of career potential.

Are you a media, arts and performance student?

Art is about perceiving the world in different and creative ways. Learning a second language can provide artists with an immeasurable source of inspiration.

 

Requirements

  • • Must meet the admission requirements for the University of Regina

  • • Must fulfill the program requirements outlined in the undergraduate calendar

  • • A minimum 65% admission average is required

  • Students with any background in French registering in their first course MUST take the mandatory pre-registration assessment below (otherwise, students will register for FRN 100)

Interested? Want to learn more? Please contact : 

Centre de services aux étudiants
La Cité universitaire francophone, LI 220
etudiants@uregina.ca
306.585.4141

* We will book an advising session upon request.

 

French as a Second Language Minor

Can be completed in a minimum of 4 semesters

1. FRN 100 (Discovery I)*

2. FRN 101 (Discovery II)*

3. FRN 200 (Exploration I)

4. FRN 201 (Exploration II)

5. FRN 2XX (ex. FRN 220AB: French in Your Plate!)

6. FRN 2XX (ex.  FRN 220AD: Canadian Francophone Cinema)          

*Or FRN 110 (Spring or Summer course covering content from FRN 100 and 101)

For details on course offerings and pre-requisites, please refer to the Undergraduate Calendar


 

French and Francophone Intercultural Studies Minor

Can be completed in a minimum of 3 semesters

1. FRN 201 (Exploration II)

2. FRN 300  (Achievement I)

3. FRN 301 (Achievement II)

4. FRN 2XX* (ex. FRN 246: The Francophone World)

5. FRN 2XX or 3XX (ex. FRN 340 AD: Francophone Women)

6. FRN 3XX (ex.  FRN 366: Francophone Litterature)          

*FRN 200 may be used with a minimum grade of 75%

For details on course offerings and pre-requisites, please refer to the Undergraduate Calendar


 

Interested? Want to learn more? Please contact : 

Centre de services aux étudiants
La Cité universitaire francophone, LI 220
etudiants@uregina.ca
306.585.4141

* We will book an advising session upon request.

 

  • • Flexible course scheduling (minors can be completed in as little as 3-4 semesters)

  • • Scholarships and bursaries available eg. $500 for minimum of 12 credits in French per semester

  • Access to the Student Services Centre (free tutoring, academic advising, employment services, etc.)

  • Exchange and immersion opportunities in French in Canada and abroad

Need Tutoring? The tutoring service is free for all University of Regina students taking at least one French course.