Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced student of French, we’ll help you take your abilities to the next level. Our faculty members from across the French-speaking world will work with you to reach a high level of proficiency, and you’ll gain a broad knowledge of one of the world’s most dynamic cultural traditions.
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...
June 12, 2023
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....
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.Learn more about the French major