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French Cohort Program
FCP Program Structure
During your first two years of study, you and your cohort will take all your required courses together most of these being cohort-specific (CS) sections of courses taught in French (e.g. F100). Courses are to be taken in a logical and cohort-specific sequence, as detailed below.
During your second year of study and based on your interests, you will choose your specific program of study to earn your Bachelor of Arts degree:
- Major in Political Science with Extended Minor in French
- Major in French with Extended Minor in Political Science
- Double Major
These three choices include mandatory history courses, which not only give students a perspective on the past while providing insights into the future, but also a solid understanding of the Canadian context.
The French Cohort Program can be completed in 4 years if you choose to take an average of 10 courses per year, ideally spread over the three university terms (fall, spring and summer). It is also possible to reduce your course load by adding a fifth year of study. Your student advisor can help you determine what is best for you once you are admitted to the program and throughout your studies.
This course sequence below does not include all the courses required to obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree (BA).You must also take some additional Political Science and French courses (some during the exchange), as well as elective courses and WQB requirements, in order to satisfy BA degree requirements. Consult your student advisor regularly and refer to the FCP program requirements in the SFU Academic Calendar. In addition to this sequence, you will either take a fifth course in the fall and spring terms and/or take courses in the summer term, and/or add a fifth year of study.