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French

The French major can not only provide you with a new perspective on the world, but also opens the door to opportunities in numerous professions such as teaching, research, journalism, government and business. People fluent in French and other languages are valuable as scientists, historians, lawyers, salespeople, musicians, travelers and more.

Curriculum

Elementary French - FR 1
A systematic presentation of language patterns and of the underlying cultural ideas necessary for communicating in the four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students are introduced to the life, culture and language of the French-speaking populations. Ten hours of supplemental learning in a success center that supports this course is required. This course corresponds to the first year of high school French.

Elementary French - FR 2
Continued systematic presentation of language patterns and of the underlying cultural ideas that lead to facility in the four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Reading selections introduce various aspects of the life and culture of the French-speaking peoples. Ten hours of supplemental learning in a success center that supports this course is required.