FRAN 404

History of French

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: FREN 425A

The evolution of the French language from the eighth to the 18th century. Through the study of representative literary and non-literary texts in the original, in relation to historical circumstances, students acquire familiarity with major social and cultural events and become aware of the diversity and the mobility of the language.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of FRAN 404, FREN 425A.


  • FRAN 375; or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in French offered by the Department of French in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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