French criteria chart

The following charts outline the requirements for first-year courses in French at their respected campus.

St. John's Campus

Native Francophones should consult the French department at (709) 864-7636 or languages@mun.ca

CourseRequired prerequisite
Newfoundland and Labrador studentsRest of Canada and international students
FREN 1500
Introductory University French I
Introduction à la langue française, niveau universitaire I

If you meet the following criteria and are unable to register for French 1500 contact languages@mun.ca for assistance.
This course is appropriate for students with little or no background in French and for students who completed French 3200 or 3201 with a grade less than 80%.

Permission to register for this course will not be given to students who have completed high school French immersion.
This course is appropriate for students with little or no background in French and for students who completed core French courses in high school and achieved a grade less than 80%.

Permission to register for this course will not be given to students who have completed high school French immersion. 
FREN 1501
Introductory University French II
Introduction à la langue française, niveau universitaire II

This course is open to students who have completed French 1500. It is not appropriate for graduates of French immersion programs.

If you meet the following criteria but are unable to register for French 1501, or have questions about whether you should enroll in 1500 or 1501 please contact languages@mun.ca for assistance.

Students who have completed French 3200 or 3201 in high school are advised to start at French 1500.

Students who have completed French 3200 or 3201 and feel that they are prepared for French 1501, will be permitted to enroll in the course. Students with questions about their level, should consult with the department at languages@mun.ca.

This course is appropriate for Grade 12/ Senior core French students with a grade of 80% or higher.  
FREN 1502
Introductory University French III
Introduction à la langue française, niveau universitaire III

This course is open to students who have completed French 1501 with a minimum final grade of 60%.

If you meet the criteria above but are unable to register for French 1502, please contact languages@mun.ca for assistance.
French 3202 (French immersion) with a grade of 85% or less. Grade 12/ Senior Secondary core French with a grade of 90% or higher.  Grade 12/ Senior French immersion with a grade less than 85%. 
FREN 2100
Intermediate French I
Français intermédiaire II

This course is open to students who have completed French 1502 with a minimum grade of 60%.

If you meet the criteria above but are unable to register for French 2100, please contact languages@mun.ca for assistance.
French 3202 with a grade over 85%.

Students who achieve a grade of 4 or 5 on the AP French exam are normally well-prepared for French 2100.
Grade 12/ Senior Secondary French immersion with a grade of 85% or greater.

Students who achieve a grade of 4 or 5 on the AP French exam are normally well-prepared for French 2100.

 

Grenfell Campus

Students with questions about French at Grenfell Campus can email npender@grenfell.mun.ca.

CourseRequired prerequisite
Newfoundland and Labrador studentsRest of Canada and international students
FREN 1500
Introductory University French I
Introduction à la langue française, niveau universitaire I
This course is appropriate for students with little or no background in French and for students who completed French 3200 or 3201 with a grade less than 80%. This course is appropriate for students with little or no background in French and for students who have completed core French courses in high school and achieved a grade less than 80%. 
FREN 1501
Introductory University French II
Introduction à la langue française, niveau universitaire II

French 3200 or 3201 with a grade of 80% or greater.

Graduate of French Immersion programs with a grade less than 80% in Francais 3202.

Grade 12/ Senior Secondary core French with a grade of 80% or greater

Graduates of French Immersion programs with less than 80% in their final French course.  
FREN 1502
Introductory University French III
Introduction à la langue française, niveau universitaire III
French 3200 with a grade of 90% or greater
or
Francais 3202 with a grade of 80% or greater.
Grade 12/ Senior Secondary core French with a grade of at least 90%
or
Grade 12/ Senior Secondary French immersion with a grade of 80% or greater in their final French course.