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Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.

French (BA)


Laurier’s French program opens innumerable doors. In a bilingual country that requires people with strong analytical and communicative skills in both French and English, a French degree at Laurier prepares you for life after graduation, while offering you a rich and rewarding student experience.

The opportunities are endless when you’re a French student at Laurier. You’ll study a wide range of subjects, including:

  • The diverse cultures of the French-speaking world;
  • French and francophone literature and film;
  • Advanced writing in French;
  • French-English translation; and
  • French grammar (beginner, intermediate and advanced level).

Program Highlights

  • View the French experience guide and learn about the opportunities at Laurier that will help prepare you, both inside and outside the classroom, for your future career.
  • First-year students living in residence can apply for La Maison Française Residence Learning Community to engage with like-minded peers and faculty outside of class.
  • We offer a French immersion classroom experience.
  • You’ll have opportunities to study abroad.
  • We offer a rich and varied interdisciplinary curriculum, and use innovative approaches to teaching and learning.

Sample Courses

  • French Through Popular Cultur
  • A Journey through French Literature
  • Advanced Translation
  • Innovations in French Cinema
  • The Search for Identity
  • Music in French
  • Graphic Novels and Animation
  • Francophone Myths Legends and Voodoo:


International Baccalaureate Requirements

  • HL or SL English at 3.
  • IB Minimum Score: 26.

Design Your Degree

These are a few popular academic opportunities that allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:

  • Spanish Minor
  • Arabic Minor
  • German Minor
  • Italian Minor

Check out other options to enhance your degree.

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