French and Francophone Studies

Department Affiliation: Language and Culture

To major or minor in French/Francophone studies is to undertake an amazing journey. You discover the intricacies and beauty of the French language. You learn about the richness and diversities of the French culture and francophone cultures around the world. You meet remarkable people who will enrich your life.

Our courses will also help you develop essential and valuable skills for any career in any field: analytical skills, critical thinking, communication and writing skills, observation skills, and adaptability.

So come and join us for this wonderful and unique journey. Become a major, become a minor, become something better!

The department offers a major in French and Francophone Studies as well as a minor. Students are also encouraged to spend a Junior semester abroad - in France or any other Francophone country- which will transfer as many as 12 units.