MAJOR IN FRENCH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

The Major shall consist of 36 credits in French: 18 in Language and 18 in Literature.

Level I

PLUS 12 additional Level I credits (i.e., 4 Level I courses of which a maximum of 3 courses may be from out of Faculty).

For a Minor in Linguistics for French Teachers, consult the Linguistics Section. This DMLL Minor is also useful for planning to teach French as a foreign language in secondary schools in Trinidad & Tobago and elsewhere.

Level II

Level II electives:

PLUS 12 additional Level II/III credits (i.e., 4 Level II/III courses of which a maximum of 3 courses may be from out of Faculty).

LING 2902 Structure & Usage of French Lexicon Creole I (Patois) and LING 2903 Structure & Usage of French Lexicon Creole II (NO Level I or other prerequisites) are highly recommended for French Majors for stages (traineeships) in the Francophone Caribbean, and for Francophone Caribbean Literature, e.g., FREN 1601 Introduction to French Literature: Créolité, FREN 2608 French Caribbean Women Writers, FREN 3502 French Caribbean Poetry and Drama, and FREN 3505 French Caribbean Prose.

Level III

PLUS 6 additional Level II/III credits (i.e., 2 Level II/III FHE or out of Faculty courses)


* Offered in alternate years

+ Optional Courses

Strongly Recommended Courses and Programmes: