Studying French at the School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures will provide you with a multidisciplinary examination of French language, literature, culture, art and history and the opportunity to gain an understanding of francophone cultures in all of the world’s continents.
Our program offers a new and creative curriculum with an array of courses taught by experienced and dedicated faculty members, developed to improve your linguistic, expository writing and critical thinking skills. During the course of your studies, you'll gain research and analytical capabilities, intercultural awareness, and the ability to communicate fluently in French.
French Language Instruction Program
Students pursuing a degree in French can also complete courses from the French Language Instruction Program (FLIP), which offers classes taught in French in disciplines such as archeology, biology, geography, history, music and photography.
Conversation and café
Le Centre français, our friendly drop-in centre, welcomes those wishing to converse in French. Its relaxed ambiance also offers a media learning centre, which includes magazines, newspapers, dictionaries, books, music, games and French-language television. Come and enjoy a café au lait and croissant on the first Wednesday of each month between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
The program offers two generous scholarships to study off-campus in a francophone milieu: the French Centre Scholarship for study in Quebec, and the E. Catherine Barclay Scholarship for study in France.