Bachelor of Arts Specializing in French Studies
Université de Saint-Boniface
Full time, Part time
CAD 11,825 / per year *
Earliest start date
* for permanent residents and Canadian citizens, the price is 5140 CAD
Are you passionate about French? Do you like expressing yourself, doing theater, discovering other cultures? Would you like to receive a solid training on French Manitoba, the French-speaking literatures of the world, linguistics? Contribute to the development of the Francophonie, both here and elsewhere? Our Bachelor of Arts (BA) specializing in French studies is for you!
Those who register for this specialized BA share a common interest: the French language. Writing, theater, poetry, linguistics, novel ... The Université de Saint-Boniface has been at the heart of a dynamic and inclusive Francophonie for over 200 years. Whether you are Francophone or Francophile, from Winnipeg, Paris or Dakar, enroll in the BA specializing in French studies to participate in the development of the language of Molière. Jobs abound in language fields, whether in communications, journalism, teaching or marketing.
4-year full-time program. Leads to obtaining a Bachelor of Arts (BA) specializing in French Studies.
Our BA specializing in French studies will allow you to hone your reading and writing skills, but above all to carry out an in-depth study of French literature, linguistics, history and cultures.
Examples of topics studied:
- Literary analysis
- Dramaturgical creation (we're writing a play!)
- Literary creation
- Love speech
- Journalistic writing
- Women in literature
- French in Manitoba
- International Francophonie (Antilles, Maghreb, Black Africa, Acadia, Louisiana)
- History of French Literature
- History of French
- Linguistics and sociolinguistics
- Literature and cinema
- Literature of Francophones in Canada
- Theatrical practice (we go on stage!)
- Song text
The school has two admissions: one in September for all programs and one in January for university programs only. However, between May 1, 2022 and July 1, 2022, Canadians will still be able to register for the start of the September re-entry, while internationals will have to wait until the next re-entry, either in January 2023 or September 2023, according to their program.
Are you looking for a little less in-depth training in the same field? USB also offers a minor (18 credits) or a major (30 credits) in French studies in the context of a general BA.
Do you wonder if your level of French is good enough for these specialized studies? Absoutely! Choose this program to learn! USB offers general training courses in French (grammar, writing, speaking skills) that will prepare you for more advanced courses. Benefit from individual, personalized and free tutoring from the Language Development Service.
The Honors BA in French Studies is the ideal stepping stone to graduate studies, particularly to the Masters in Canadian Studies from USB. It also provides access to master's degrees in French, literature or linguistics offered in universities in Quebec or Europe.
A bachelor's degree specializing in French studies prepares you for a whole range of professional careers. The needs are great in the community!
- Movie theater
- Literary creation
- Cultural industry
- Radio or television
- Writing or editing
- Public relations
- Translation or terminology
Note: The start date and deadline are different for international applicants outside Canada and for Canadian or permanent resident/US applicants.