Honors Specialization in
French Language and Linguistics


NOTE: Students enrolled in this module before September 2013 may choose to follow the requirements for the old module. Click here to see the old requirements.


Admission Requirements:

Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% in 3.0 principal courses, including French 1900E or 1910 plus 2.0 additional courses, with no mark in these principal courses below 60%.

Module: 10.0 senior courses

Language component (2.5 credits)

1.0 credit from

  • 2905A/B and 2906A/B (may be taken in any order)
  • 2900 Advanced Language (II)

1.0 credit from

  • 3900 Advanced Language (III)
  • 3905A/B Reading Texts
  • 3906A/B Speaking Texts
  • 3907A/B  Writing Texts

0.5 credit from

  • 4900A/B – 4901A/B Language (IV)

Linguistics component (4.0 credits)

1.0 credit

  • 2805A/B General Linguistics in French: Sound Patterns
  • 2806 A/B General Linguistics in French: From Sound to meaning (may be taken in any order)

2.0 credits

  • 3810A/B Syntax
  • 3830A/B Phonetics and Phonology
  • 3870A/B History of the French Language
  • 4040A/B Old French Language

1.0 credit from

  • 4811F/G (former 4810A/B) Advanced Syntax
  • 4821F/G (former 4820A/B) Morphology
  • 4830F/G Advanced Phonetics and Phonology
  • 4841F/G (former 4841A/B) Semantics
  • 4850 F/G Sociolinguistics in French
  • 4881F/G (former 4880A/B) Advanced Linguistics

Translation Component (1.0 credit)

1.0 credit from

  • 3300 Advanced Translation
  • 3306A/B Differential Stylistics
  • 3307A/B Advanced Translation
  • 3308A/B Machine Translation

Methodology and Research Component (1.0 credit)

1.0 credit
  • French 4600E Research Methods and Independent Paper

Additional French courses (1.5 credits)

0.5 credit from

  • 2605F/G - 2606F/G Reading Literature in French
  • 2600E Introduction to French Literature
  • 2907A/B Writing Workshop in French

1.0 credits

  • Additional 3000 or 4000 level courses

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