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French (BA)

French (BA)


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Master the French language and develop an in-depth knowledge of intellectual and cultural developments in the French-speaking world.

Our French program prepares you for life after graduation in a country that values bilingual communicative skills, while offering you a rich and rewarding student experience.

Program Highlights

  • We offer a French immersion classroom experience.
  • You’ll have opportunities to study abroad and you can earn a credit while participating in the Explore program.
  • We offer a rich and varied interdisciplinary curriculum, and use innovative approaches to teaching and learning.
  • Interested in teaching? Take advantage of our automatic admissions agreement with Laurier's Faculty of Education. In your fourth year, you'll be eligible for consideration for this stream if you have a GPA of at least 75% and at least 50 hours of relevant volunteer work.
  • Become an instructional assistant in your upper years.

Sample Courses

  • French through Popular Culture
  • 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.

Find equivalent requirements for additional curriculums in the admissions toolkits.

Design Your Degree

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Check out other options to enhance your degree.

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