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Senior Veronika Jaster Receives the Robert Johnson Award, Class of 1976 Scholarship

June 13, 2023

The Robert Johnson Award for outstanding achievement in French and Francophone Studies by an undergraduate major has been awarded this year to Senior Veronika Jaster. Veronika also won this year's...

Take French Online This Summer!

April 14, 2023

Summer enrollments are now open, and the French and Francophone Studies program is offering seven courses to help you fulfill your GenEd, language and program requirements....

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Why study French?

Because French opens doors! In today’s interconnected world, knowledge of foreign languages and cultures will enhance your prospects in almost any career. And French is a great choice: It’s a widely used official working language in countless political, business, and cultural organizations across Europe, Africa, and the Americas. It’s also the third most important business language and the fifth most widely used language in the world, with hundreds of millions of speakers spread over five continents.

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