You can take advantage of our study abroad opportunities to refine your language skills, immerse yourself in one of the many cultures that use French, and participate in service-learning projects that will give you the skills to be linguistically proficient, open to diversity, and globally literate.
The French Studies major can easily be combined with another major and is especially desirable when paired with a major such as Nursing, Engineering, English, or Journalism for instance.
This French Studies course at South Dakota State University will be a good fit if you:
- Like to learn about cultures that use French as a language in North America, Europe, Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Pacific, and the Caribbean
- Want to travel, broaden your horizons and engage with diversity
- Plan to work internationally
- Want to understand how the French-speaking world impacts and is shaped by globalization
- Seek to gain proficiency in the French language and increase your overall communication skills in any job—domestically or overseas
- International Education: ESL teacher in the US or overseas
- International Development: health care industry worker, translator, community organizer, human rights agency or NGO worker, etc.)
- Healthcare: doctor, nurse, physician’s assistant, physical therapist, administrator, pharmaceutical product representative, NGO worker (Doctors without Borders)
- International business: sales person, trader, sales representative
- Tourism industry: director, hotel manager, travel agent, tour guide
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- Intermediate French
- French Language Skills
- Topics in Francophone Culture
- Business Communications in French
- Exploring Literature in French
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- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- Completed online application Note: New and transferring international (F-1 visa) undergraduate students should be at least 17 years of age by the time they begin their studies at SDSU.
- Grade Point Average (GPA)
New undergraduate students should have the equivalent of a 2.6 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the US
Transfer students who have completed 30 or more credits at another US college or university should have a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
- Academic Records
- English Language Proficiency
- All new undergraduate students (not transfer students) are required to provide proof of their English language proficiency. Scores must be submitted within two years of taking the test. Students from certain countries and based on their educational background may not have to submit scores.
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International11280 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 376 USD per credit during 48 months.
National11280 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 376 USD per credit during 48 months.
In-State7770 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 259 USD per credit during 48 months.
Living costs for Brookings
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.