The French major is designed to increase the student’s ability to communicate in French and to provide a broad understanding of French culture. The language skills and cultural knowledge acquired will enhance employment opportunities in many fields, including:

  • Law
  • Foreign service
  • Travel and tourism
  • Teaching

In conjunction with another area of specialization, a French major is excellent preparation for a career in:

  • International business and commerce
  • Accounting
  • Print and electronic media
  • Human resources, etc.

Recent Graduates' Job Placements

  • U.S. Secret Service analyst
  • International accountant
  • Attorney
  • International business executive
  • French Embassy public relations officer
  • Travel agent
  • Librarian
  • Teacher

Opportunities for Graduate Studies
Law School, M.A. and Ph.D. in French, Comparative Literature,
International Affairs, or Library/Information Science

Graduate School Admissions:

  • Middlebury College
  • State University of New York, Binghamton
  • American University Law School
  • Ohio Northern Law School
  • College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium
  • George Washington University School of International Affairs
  • Rutgers University
  • New York University
  • Penn State University