French Studies

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French Studies

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Double Major, International Bachelor of Arts (iBA), Minor

Study the French languages, literature, linguistics, and drama while exploring francophone culture in Canada and throughout the world.

Program Information

The Department of French Studies offers an interdisciplinary set of courses in the three curricular areas of French language, linguistics and literature. A sequence of language-skills courses with cultural content allows students to develop their proficiency in oral and written French. The core curriculum includes as well courses in French linguistics (syntax, semantics, phonetics and sociolinguistics) and courses in literature of the francophone world with a special emphasis on French and French-Canadian literature.

Degree Information

Campus: Keele
Faculty:  Liberal Arts and Professional Studies
Degree:   Bachelor of Arts (BA), Double Major, International Bachelor of Arts (iBA), Minor

3, 4 yrs

Experiential Education

Research / Other Activities

Honours Option


Degree Overview

Career Options

Graduates of our French Studies program have gone on to have fulfilling careers in a wide variety of fields. With a French Studies degree you have the opportunity to enter the work force with a well-rounded education and options to be successful in a range of different career paths.


Cultural Interpreter Diplomatic Service Worker Foreign Language Correspondent
Foreign Service Worker Fundraising Coordinator Government Administrator
Historical Site Guide Immigration Officer International Business Advisor
International Development Worker Translator Teacher / Professor