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Undergraduate Calendar 2012|13

French Concentration

BA French Concentration

Information effective January 1, 2013.

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 be able to read and analyze texts in French, write critical essays and have an understanding of the stylistic differences between the two languages.

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.

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Requirements in addition to the general program requirements for the 3-year BA with Concentration:

  1. A minimum of 36 credits in concentration courses including a minimum of 24 credits at the senior (300 or 400) level.
  2. 6 junior (200) level credits in the following designated French concentration courses:
    FREN 200 First Year University French I (3)
    FREN 201 First year University French II (3)
  3. FREN 362 Second Year University French (6)
  4. FREN 358 Initiation à la littérature d’expression française I* (3)
    * It is recommended that students take FREN 358 before taking other literature courses in the French program as it provides a foundation for the study of French literature.
  5. FREN 374 Introduction à la littérature canadienne-française (6)
  6. A minimum of 15 credits in the following designated French concentration elective courses:

    All FREN courses except FREN 100* and FREN 101*.

    * FREN 100 and FREN 101 may contribute towards satisfying the general degree requirements for a first degree, but cannot be used towards satisfying the requirement of a minimum of 36 credits in the concentration.















Information effective Jan. 1, 2013 to Aug. 31, 2013.

Updated February 11, 2013