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LAKEHEAD CALENDAR 2009-2010

Lakehead 2009-2010 Academic Units Undergraduate Programs and Courses Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities Department of Languages Language Programs Major Programs - French Programs
Major Programs - French Programs

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

See Requirements for Admission to Undergraduate Degree Programs in the Admission Requirements section of this Calendar.

 

ACADEMIC REGULATIONS

See the University Regulations section and the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities Regulations section of this Calendar for conditions to enter, proceed in, and graduate from these programs.

 

1. BA (French Major)

Three Year program
The minimum requirement is 60% in French 1200 or French 1204 and in French 2201, and an overall average of at least 60% in French courses taken in each subsequent year. It is recommended that students take a minor in another language.

First Year:
(a) French 1200 or 1204
(b) Two FCEs from Group I, of which one may be from the Department of Languages (see Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities Regulations, First Year Arts Program Grouping Requirements)
(c) One FCE from Group II* (see First Year Arts Program Grouping Requirements)
(d) One FCE elective

Second Year:
(a) French 2201 and one FCE in French at the second year level
(b) One full course equivalent elective (A French course is recommended.)
(c) Two FCE electives (If not already included under (d) in the First Year program, a second FCE must be chosen from Group II.) (see First Year Arts Program Grouping Requirements)

Third Year:
(a) Three FCEs in French at the third or fourth year level
(b) Two FCE electives

A student who has qualified for a BA (French Major) may qualify for an Honours BA (French) by fulfilling the requirements specified under 2 below.

 

2. Honours BA (French Major)

Four Year program
The minimum requirement is 70% in French 1200 or French 1204 and in French 2201 and an overall average of at least 70% in French courses taken in each subsequent year. An overall minimum C average in all courses is also required. It is recommended that students take a minor in another language.

First Year:
Requirements as for the BA (French Major) First Year, but at a higher level as outlined above.

Second Year:
(a) French 2201 and two FCEs in French at the second year level
(b) Two FCE electives (A course in French is recommended and if not already included under (d) in the First Year program, a second FCE must be chosen from Group II.) (see Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities Regulations, First Year Arts Program Grouping Requirements)

Third Year:
(a) Three FCEs among third and fourth year French Honours courses (French 3201 recommended)
(b) Two FCE electives

Fourth Year:
(a) Three FCEs among third and fourth year French Honours courses not previously taken
(b) Two additional FCEs selected in consultation with the Chair of the Department

 

3. Honours BA (English and French)

Four Year program
See Department of English, English Programs. The student's selection of courses requires the consent of the chairs of both departments.

 

4. Honours BA (French and Philosophy Majors)

Four Year program
See Department of Philosophy, Philosophy Programs. The student's selection of courses requires the consent of the chairs of both departments.

 

5. French Minor Program

A minimum overall average of 60% is required in three full courses in French:
(a) French 1200 or 1204
(b) French 2201
(c) French 3201 or 3203

 

6. Certificate of French Proficiency for Non-French Majors

three levels:
1. Basic oral & written Proficiency
French 1120, 1200, and 2101
2. Intermediate oral & written Proficiency
French 1200, 2101, and 2201
3. Advanced Proficiency
French 2201, French 2101 and
one FCE in French at the second year level

In order for a Certificate to be granted a student must:
(a) obtain an overall average of at least 60% in the three FCEs taken
(b) take a standard Proficiency Examination upon completion of the three FCEs and achieve a score corresponding to the level he/she is applying for
(c) at least two FCEs for a Certificate to be taken at Lakehead University.

 

7. Concurrent Programs with Education

A. The Honours BA (French) is offered concurrently with a Bachelor of Education degree. Prior to the Professional Year, students should follow the HBA program requirements; however, they should also include the prior to entry into the Professional Year requirements of the Primary-Junior, Junior-Intermediate, or Intermediate-Senior Specializations, as listed on pages 70-71. For more information about concurrent programs, see the Faculty of Education, Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education, starting on page 65.
B. The Honours BA (English and French) degree is offered concurrently with a Bachelor of Education degree (I/S Specialization only). Prior to the Professional Year, students should follow the HBA program requirements; however, they should also include the prior to entry into the Professional Year requirements of the Intermediate-Senior Specialization, as listed on pages 70-71. For more information about concurrent programs, see the Faculty of Education, Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education, starting on page 65. Note: For students in concurrent honours bachelor degree programs, 1.5 FCEs of required Education courses will be taken instead of electives in the HBA program, prior to entering the Professional Year.

C. The BA (French) 3-year degree is offered concurrently with a Bachelor of Education degree. For more information about the concurrent bachelor degree programs, see the Faculty of Education, Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education, starting on page 65.