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The French major serves as a catalyst for French education and the creation of community events and activities to promote cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary understanding, communication, and analysis.

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The French section of the Department of Modern Languages offers general introductions to the French language and Francophone cultures, as well as advanced study for the training of teachers, scholars and other professionals.

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Career Opportunities

French majors have a wide variety of career opportunities available to them, including: 

  • Translation/Interpretation
  • Language analysis
  • Linguistics
  • Diplomacy
  • Civil service
  • Foreign service
  • Immigration/Naturalization
  • Customs
  • Intelligence

Community Opportunities

Take advantage of these opportunities in the metro which may spark your interest and even boost your resume.