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Glendon College

Bilingual Program

Bilingual Requirement

2. i) All students admitted to a bachelor of arts degree program at Glendon must satisfy the bilingual requirement.

ii) All students must take a language placement assessment to determine their appropriate level of French and/or English.

iii) In order to satisfy the bilingual requirement, students must successfully complete at least six credits in each official language (French and English) at Glendon from the following two categories:

a) Courses at the second-year level and above in French as a second language and/or in English as a second language;

b) Courses in any discipline which are designated as satisfying the bilingual requirement. A student who wants to satisfy the bilingual requirement with courses other than FRLS and ENSL must submit to the Office of Student Programs a statement signed by the course instructor stating that they completed all of the required course work, tests and exams in the language of instruction of the course.

(iv) The following courses are not eligible for the bilingual requirement:

FRLS 0400 6.0

All FRLS 1000 level courses

All ENSL 1000 level courses

All SPAN courses

HUMA 2500 6.0

HUMA 3400 6.0

All courses taught in two languages or in any language other than English and French.


Students admitted to the unilingual stream (prior to 1987-1988) must successfully complete six credits taught in English focusing on French Canada or equivalent.

A course taken to satisfy the unilingual stream requirement cannot be counted toward any other college requirement.

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