Undergraduate Courses

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 250AD - La découverte du théâtre

Initiation à la création théâtrale au moyen d’études de textes de la francophonie ainsi que d’exercices de composition. Une partie pratique permettra de s’initier aux techniques de la scène et favorisera le perfectionnement du français oral.

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



FRN 360AD - La découverte du théâtre

Initiation à la création théâtrale au moyen d’études de textes de la francophonie ainsi que d’exercices de composition. Une partie pratique permettra de s’initier aux techniques de la scène et favorisera le perfectionnement du français oral.


Prerequisite: FRN 366 or permission of Department Head



FRN 390AC - Stage expérientiel et mobilité

Ce cours est un stage expérientiel qui offre à l’étudiant(e) l’occasion de faire un séjour dans un milieu francophone (en l’occurrence le Bénin), dans le but de perfectionner son français tout en enrichissant son expérience dans le milieu du travail et vivre une expérience interculturelle.

Prerequisite: FRN 301 or permission of department head.



FRN 490AA - Stage expérientiel et mobilité

Ce cours est un stage expérientiel qui offre à l’étudiant(e) l’occasion de faire un séjour dans un milieu francophone (en l’occurrence le Bénin), dans le but de perfectionner son français tout en enrichissant son expérience dans le milieu du travail et vivre une expérience interculturelle.

Prerequisite: FRN 301, and the completion of a further six credit hours of 300 level FRN courses, or permission of department head.



FRN 870AA - Penser ce que fait la musique

Ce cours offrira une étude approfondie des différentes approches de la musique dans la tradition philosophique, surtout d’expression française et dans les débats contemporains. À partir d’une perspective axée sur l’expérience de la création et de l’écoute musicales, la musique apparaîtra comme expression, performance ou relation.



FRN 900 - Séminaire

NO COURSE DESCRIPTION



FRN 901 - Recherche et rédaction de thèse

NO COURSE DESCRIPTION



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 210 - Enrichissement/Enrichment

Cours de langue et de culture intermédiaire intensif qui porte sur les connaissances déjà acquises, initie les étudiants aux bases de l'écriture et encourage la pensée critique.

This intensive, intermediate language and culture course builds on previously acquired skills introducing students to basic writing and providing a favourable environment for critical thinking.

Prerequisite: FRN200, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head.

Note: Students cannot receive credits for FRN201 or FRN300, or FR201 or FR202, or FRLS 220 or FRLS 221 and FRN210.



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 with a minimum grade of 60%, 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 with a minimum grade of 60%, 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 with a minimum grade of 60%, 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 with a minimum grade of 60%, 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 340AH - Idées québécoises qui pourraient vous choquer

Analyse des débats qui divisent la société québécoise ou qui la distinguent du reste du Canada. Parmi les thèmes traités: la langue, l'éducation (notamment les frais de scolarité), les soins de santé, l'immigration, la religion, et les rapports entre les genres.



FRN 352 - Lecture et écriture critique I/Critical Reading and Writing I

Ce cours développe les compétences de l’étudiant pour la lecture et l’écriture critique au moyen d’un large éventail de textes non-littéraires et littéraires, ainsi que de l’étude de la composition, en mettant l’accent sur les liens entre les modes de lecture et d’écriture. This course develops students’ proficiency in critical reading and writing through the study of a wide range of non-literary and literary texts, and the study of composition, with emphasis on connections between modes of reading and writing.

Prérequis: FRN301 ou permission du programme. Prerequisite: FRN301 or permission from the program.

*Note: Ce cours remplace ENGL 100 seulement pour les étudiants de l’option bilingue du baccalauréat en sciences infirmières. Ces étudiants ne peuvent pas demander de crédits pour FRN 352 et ENGL 100. This course replaces ENGL 100 only for students registered in the bilingual option of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing. These students cannot claim credits for both FRN 352 and



FRN 460AG - La Narration ou comment raconter une histoire

Les participants au cours s’initieront d’abord à la stylistique (analyse de productions littéraires au moyen d’éléments de linguistique) puis apprendront comment dégager des productions artistiques les éléments qui font avancer une histoire puis analyseront des textes divers, incluant des contes oraux autochtones, des textes classiques ainsi que des oeuvres modernes.



FRN 801 - Bibliographie et méthodologie

Aperçu des méthodes propres aux disciplines liées aux études francophones et interculturelles. Overview of the methods associated with the disciplines linked with francophone and intercultural studies.



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