48 months
36724 USD/year
36724 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The French major at Samford University builds the linguistic skills and knowledge of French and Francophone cultures, history, memory, literature and film that are essential to many  careers in business, law, education, government, the arts, international relations and health care.


Samford University's award-winning faculty, rich selection of courses and international study opportunities combine to create an exceptional experience for students who are called to make French language and culture part of their career.


  • French history
  • French literature, art and film
  • Francophone (French-speaking) cultures
  • French business and politics (and the role of France and other Francophone countries)
  • International relations (specific focus on the role of France within the European context)
  • Business practices in French-speaking contexts
  • Religion and philosophy in France

Career Opportunities

Translating/InterpretingHotel IndustryTourism and TravelTeaching (K-12 and university)PoliticsPublic relationsMarketingFBIGovernmentForeign Service MissionsNon-profitGraduate school (Medicine, Law, TESOL, French, English, Gender Studies, Linguistics)

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Elementary French 
  • Intermediate French 
  • French Literature 
  • Conversation/Composition/Grammar
  • French Culture
  • Language Study Abroad: Advanced French

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


128 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed International Undergraduate Application
  • $40 application fee
  • Official government documentation (passport, visa)
  • Documentation for financial support (bank statement, minimum balance $42,120)
  • Translated and notarized transcript (if your high school study was done abroad)
  • WES Course by Course Evaluation
  • ECE Course by Course Evaluation
  • Personal essay
  • Letter of recommendation
  • English proficiency tests
  • ACT/SAT scores (student may request waiver)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36724 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    36724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36724 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Homewood

850 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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