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French, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Watervliet, NY, United States
Highlights of being a major in the French program of Siena College include: small classes (conversation courses are capped at 15 students), class trips; travel courses; film screenings; research opportunities ranging in topic from from culinary specialties to literary to sociopolitical and filmic works.
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Overview

It is anticipated that 759 million people will speak French by 2050, surpassing the number of English and Spanish speakers. The French program of Siena College is taught in small classes, providing a well-rounded understanding of the language, its culture and history. Experience study abroad, volunteer, undergraduate research and internship opportunities — all deepening your classroom experience and opening doors to careers in teaching, diplomacy, international business and technology.

Outcomes

You'll learn to communicate in French with confidence, interpret text, analyze cultural materials and gain a ton of knowledge about French history and culture. An 18-credit minor is also offered.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • French Conversation
  • Advanced Grammar and Composition
  • French Civilization
  • Civilization of Quebec
  • Topics in French

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Complete an online application
  • Send all transcripts and school results from each secondary school and post-secondary school that you have attended
  • Submit a personal essay of 1-2 pages describing your interest in Siena College and your goals for studying in the United States
  • Submit one letter of recommendation
  • The SAT and ACT are optional
  • Non-native English speakers are required to submit an English proficiency score from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19600 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19600 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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