The Certificate in French
program helps prepare students for graduate or professional schools and
for a variety of career opportunities. Courses are designed to build
strong language skills and to expand cultural awareness.
addition to class work, students acquire language skills through
individualized learning and research projects with professors, field
experiences, campus programs, internships and study abroad opportunities.
A Certificate in French may be obtained in conjunction with a bachelor's degree in any field by successful completion of 16
semester hours of credit in the language at the 100 level or higher.
The certificate provides academic recognition for foreign language
study not meeting requirements for a major or minor.
Topics of Study
- civilization and culture
- commercial French
- French cinema
- intermediate language
Students with a Certificate in French can proceed to graduate and
professional schools with language skills that will help make them a
Possible career paths for students with a Certificate in French include:
- international business
- social work
- Caribbean Student Association
- French Round Table
- International Student Organization