Is French for you?

Whether you are pursuing a degree in French or taking just a few courses in Language, Linguistics, Literature or Culture, studying in the Department of French offers you a range of possibilities. Innovative teaching techniques such as interactive language classes, online courses, and mass and social media can bring your French to a professional level.

You can choose a variety of programs which will help shape your career:

  • Major, Honours or Major with Concentration for Teachers
  • Extended Minor
  • Language Minor (for beginners)
  • French Language Proficiency Certificate
  • French and Education Certificate
  • Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in French and Education
  • Joint Major with another Department

Our French Department is the only one in Western Canada to offer you a combination of French/French Canadian literatures and French linguistics, with beginner and advanced language classes, composition and conversation courses.

Where to go from here?

French alumni are working throughout the world; some of their fields of activity include:

  • Communication environments, written and IT multi-media
  • Consulting firms
  • International trade specialist or diplomat
  • Small Business
  • Government Policy Analyst or Researcher, Public Service of Canada
  • Law enforcement and legal counsel
  • Multinational organizations
  • Language/FSL teacher
  • Public administrator
  • Foreign Service Worker, Immigration officer
  • International Development agencies and organizations
  • Education and academia

Engaging Courses

Want to know more?

The Department offers you:

  • A dynamic learning environment with innovative teaching and research in language, linguistics, literature and culture.
  • An academic advisor available in person or online
  • A language laboratory equipped with cutting-edge technologies
  • Language and writing support
  • Teaching assistant programs in Quebec and France
  • The opportunity to participate in immersion programs and access student jobs, volunteer possibilities and co-op placements.

All courses are taught in French.

Get in Touch

Contact: Hélène Pouliot, Undergraduate Advisor and visit us online.