Certificate Programs

  • York University students may earn a Certificate of French Language Proficiency concurrent with fulfillment of the requirements for a bachelor’s degree. These certificates are also open to students who already hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and who are admissible according to Faculty and University policies.
  •  Certificates will not be conferred until candidates have successfully completed an undergraduate degree program if they are simultaneously enrolled in a degree and  taking courses for a certificate program.
  • These certificates are not open to students who are pursuing or who already hold a degree in French studies.
  • All courses MUST be taken in the French Studies Department  and a minimum grade of B is required in each course.                                                                                                                            
  • Students on exchange program (IB programs) can take a French course of 3 or 6 credits (course has to be approved by the department before departure).