Join French TV breaks, films and conversation tables to immerse yourself in the language and culture.
Our program offers a variety of classes to recognize the need to provide you with a much broader education in French than traditional programs.
French is a vibrant international language. It is the only language, other than English, spoken on all five continents, is the second most learned foreign language, the ninth most spoken language and the third most used language on the internet. More than 220 million people speak French across the world.
Studying French at USD, you will learn about:
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No matter what you choose to do after graduation, a major or minor in French and Francophone Studies will help you build skills that employers are looking for like analytical and problem-solving, communication (reading, writing, public speaking) and teamwork.
The French and Francophone studies major will prepare you for a career in fields like teaching, business, international relations and public service.
Combining a secondary education certificate with a French and Francophone studies major will ready you to teach French language and culture to middle and high school students.
Our program offers graduates a wide variety of educational and employment possibilities. It prepares you for a future in:
|Government Service||Foreign Market Analysis|
|Print and Digital Journalism||Diplomacy|
|Translators and Interpreters||Hotel Management|
|Banking and Finance||Space and Aeronautics|