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French Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Glenside, PA, United States
The French Studies major provides in-depth study of France and its civilization, with the requirement for students to spend at least one year in France. Courses revolve around language skills, history, politics and international affairs, culture and civilization, cinema, and the arts.
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  • This Majors Abroad Program (MAP) leads students to a Bachelor of Arts in French Studies with its interdisciplinary focus on politics, history, international relations, as well as French language and culture, and its requirement of two semesters of study in France. The major provides in-depth study of France and its civilization. Studying at the American Graduate School of International Relations and Diplomacy, Arcadia’s affiliated program in Paris, provides a unique exposure to international affairs, and taking courses at the Alliance Française allows students to immerse themselves in French language and culture.
  • International business, art, fashion, design, education, and government are just a few of the directions French Studies graduates have guided their careers, secured by their understanding and appreciation of France, its people, and its place in the world.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Intermediate French I
  • Intermediate French II
  • French Conversation I
  • French Conversation II
  • Readings in French 
  • Advanced French Through Cinema 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Application
  • Transcripts. Official High School Transcripts (in English )
  • Test Scores. International students must submit either SAT/ACT or Proof of English language proficiency
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Declaration of Financial Support.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43740 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43740 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Glenside

  • 1000 - 1500 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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