What can I do with a degree in French?
There are many options, including international business, international law, NGOs (non-governmental organizations such as Oxfam), federal employment (the State Department, Homeland Security, etc.), translation, teaching and the travel industry.
What degree is offered?
We offer a major in French and Francophone studies.
How many courses are required for a French major?
Whom do I speak to for more information?
Talk to Dr. Cybèle Arnaud.
How many courses are required for a French minor?
Six: Two core courses, 203 and 204, and four electives at the 200-400-level.
What course should I take now?
Take 203 and 204 first (and perhaps 205 French Conversation at the same time). Then you have a variety of choices. Many students take 300 (Thinking Critically: Literature, Film and Media in the French-speaking World) and 301 (Society and Culture in the French-speaking World). We offer a variety of other courses such as French for Business, Translation, and courses in English relating to science, politics, immigration, etc.