Modern and Classical Languages
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Degrees Overview

Graduate

MA in Foreign Languages with a Concentration in French

The MA in foreign languages with a concentration in French offers an opportunity to study a variety of topics—from the traditional academic study of the language, literature, and the culture of French—to less traditional subjects such as film studies and the Francophone literatures of the Caribbean, Quebec, and Africa. This unique array leads to an in-depth liberal arts experience in scholarship that allows students to experience the full spectrum of the Francophone world.

MA in Foreign Languages with a Concentration in French and Spanish

The MA in foreign languages with a concentration in French and Spanish allows graduate students to pursue a multilingual path of scholarship and an array of international opportunities. This expanded master’s degree combines the basic requirements of the concentrations in French and Spanish, with additional opportunities for electives and an optional thesis.

Undergraduate

BA in Foreign Languages with a Concentration in French

The BA in foreign languages with a concentration in French offers an opportunity to study a variety of topics—from the traditional academic study of the language, literature, and the culture of French—to less traditional subjects such as film studies and the Francophone literatures of the Caribbean, Quebec, and Africa. This unique array leads to an in-depth liberal arts experience in scholarship that allows students to experience the full spectrum of the Francophone world.

Minor

The minor in French helps students improve their knowledge of the language and introduces them to the basics of translation. Students also learn about the cultural aspects of learning a foreign language. A French minor is perfect for students who know enough French (or have completed the basic language courses) and want to keep on practicing it. In an era of global economy and from a professional point of view, this constitutes the ideal complement to any specialty, as proficiency or fluency in a foreign language will open many doors in all kinds of careers worldwide.

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