Undergraduate Programs
French Major

Regulations effective September 1, 2007

As a graduate of Athabasca University's French program, you will attain a sufficient degree of competence in oral and written French to communicate effectively. The courses in the program foster an awareness of the linguistic and cultural differences between French and English. Upon completion of the program, you will understand how to conduct further research into the subject matter in order to increase your linguistic competence.

Athabasca University has developed program learning outcomes that describe the career options that may be available to you upon graduating. Students complete the program regulations in effect at the time of their enrolment.

Requirements within the 120 credits required for the BA.
36 credits in French major courses including a minimum of 30 senior (300 or 400) level credits (a minimum of 12, 400-level French credits).

6 junior (200) level credits in French.

For example:

FREN 200

First Year University French I

FREN 201 First Year University French II (3)



6 senior credits in French-Canadian literature in which the language of instruction is French.

For example: FREN 374
(These 6 credits are part of the 30 senior-level
credits required in no. 1.)




Select from all courses labelled FREN except FREN 100 and FREN 101. These courses will not count towards the major in French but will count towards the total number of credits required for the degree.

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