French students at Saint Edward’s University are equipped with a broad knowledge of the Francophone world and prepare students for a variety of careers. We offer language courses for students at all levels along with seminars on Francophone literature, film, and culture. Over the course of your studies as a French major, you will …
French is the official language of 30 countries worldwide. French and English are the two working languages of the United Nations, giving speakers of both languages an enormous advantage there. French is the language of key cities in the European Union such as Brussels, Paris and Geneva. It is also crucial for aid and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in the French-speaking world from Africa to the Caribbean.
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Reading and Listening Comprehension
Contemporary World Issues
The French Revolution
European History: Reformation Through 1900
Topics in French and Francophone Literature and Film
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
Major Requirements: The Bachelor of Arts in French requires 36 hours of French major courses, which include a combination of courses in language, grammar, history, etc. Of those 36 hours, 15 hours are of Required courses 6 hours from a set list of courses, and 15 from another set list of courses. See degree plan.
Electives: Students will choose 15 hours from the following courses to complete the 36 hours required for the major. A maximum of six hours can be taken through FREN 3331 with different topics.
General Education Requirements: The French degree requires 57 hours of general education courses that students complete over four years in addition to their major courses and electives.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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