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University of Calgary Calendar 2016-2017 Faculty of Arts 4. Program Details 4.28 French, Italian and Spanish 4.28.2 Baccalauréat spécialisé en français/BA Honours French
4.28.2 Baccalauréat spécialisé en français/BA Honours French


Students must adhere to the applicable Faculty of Arts requirements in 3.4 Graduation.


Exigences: La concentration en français comprend un minimum de 60 unités (10.0 cours complets) et un maximum de 72 unités (12.0 cours complets), dont les suivants:

1. Niveau 200: French 213, 225 et 227.

2. Niveau 300: French 329, 369 plus 9 unités (1.5 cours complet) de français de niveau 300.

3. Niveau 400: 18 unités (3.0 cours complets) de niveau 400.

4. Niveau 500: French 511 ainsi que 9 unités (1.5 cours complets) de niveau 500.

5. Le Mémoire de Baccalauréat spécialisé: French 598. (Le mémoire de baccalauréat spécialisé sera rédigé en français).


  • Les étudiants doivent choisir comme premier demi-cours celui qui correspond à leurs connaissances de la langue française. Ceux qui ont suivi French 30N, 30S, 31, French Language Arts (FLA) 30 ou leur équivalent s'inscriront d'habitude au cours French 225. Les étudiants qui ont suivi French 30 ou French N30 s'inscriront d'habitude au cours French 213 après lequel ils pourront s'inscrire au cours French 225. Il est fortement recommandé, en cas de doute, de s'adresser au Département avant la période normale des inscriptions. Les étudiants sont d'ailleurs encouragés à consulter le Département à chaque étape de leur programme.
  • Les étudiants qui commencent en Français 209 ou 211 doivent compléter les exigences pour le baccalauréat spécialisé en français (BA Honours) stipulées ci-dessus.
  • Les étudiants qui sont placés à un niveau supérieur au cours French 225 dans la série des cours de langue doivent remplacer les cours dont ils sont dispensés par d'autres cours, French (FREN) ou Romance Studies (ROST) de niveau 300 ou supérieur.
  • Le Département recommande aux étudiants d'inclure parmi leurs options des cours FLIP (French Language Instruction Program) enseignés en français dans les autres départements.
  • Un cours FLIP (French Language Instruction Program) peut compter pour 3 unités (0.5 cours complet).
  • Le Département recommande aux étudiants de choisir des options reliées à leur concentration en français telles que la littérature franco-canadienne, l'histoire de France, du Québec ou de la francophonie internationale, la linguistique, Women's Studies, ou African Studies. L'étudiant peut opter de suivre une mineure dans un autre département.
  • Le Département recommande fortement aux étudiants de baccalauréat spécialisé d'effectuer un voyage d'études d'au moins un semestre dans un environnement francophone.
  • Le Département recommande aux étudiants dont le français est la langue seconde de choisir French 489.01 (Phonologie).

Requirements: Students must successfully complete a minimum of 60 and a maximum of 72 units (10.0 and a maximum of 12.0 full-course equivalents) in the Field of French while fulfilling the following requirements:

1. 200-Level Courses: French 213, 225 and 227.

2. 300-Level Courses: French 329, 369 and 9 units (1.5 full-course equivalents) in French at the 300 level.

3. 400-Level Courses: 18 units (3.0 full-course equivalents) in French at the 400 level.

4. 500-Level Courses: French 511 and an additional 9 units (1.5 full-course equivalents) in French at the 500 level.

5. Honours Thesis: French 598. (The Honours Thesis will be written in French).


  • Students should choose a first course appropriate to their command of the language. Those with credit in French 30N, 30S, 31, French Language Arts (FLA) 30 or equivalent should normally enrol in French 225. Students with French 30 or French N30 should normally enrol in French 213, after which they may enrol in French 225. In all cases of doubt students are strongly urged to seek the advice of the Department before the normal registration period, and indeed are encouraged to do so at all stages of their program of study.
  • Students who start in French 209 or 211 will have to fulfill the requirements for French Majors Honours specified above.
  • Students who place higher than the 225 level in the language-course sequence must replace those language courses by other senior French (FREN) or Romance Studies (ROST) courses.
  • The Department recommends that students include among their options FLIP (French Language Instruction Program) courses taught in French in other departments. Three units (0.5 full-course equivalent) FLIP (French Language Instruction Program) may be counted toward the French Honours Program.
  • The Department recommends that students choose options related to the French Major, such as French-Canadian literature, the history of France, the history of Quebec and/or the Francophone world, Linguistics, Women's Studies or African Studies. The option to pursue an outside minor is at the student's discretion.
  • The Department strongly recommends that students in the Honours Program study for at least one semester in a Francophone environment.
  • The Department recommends that non-francophone students choose French 489.01 (Phonology) as the required course at the 400 level.


The BA Honours French can be taken with Co-operative Education. See section 3.4.4 Co-operative Education Programs for information and requirements.