Why Study French?

The study of global languages focuses on learning about language, linguistics, literature, and culture. The ability to speak French fluently can be an asset in today’s global economy and make individuals competitive in a saturated job market. Employment opportunities exist in many career fields and graduates with a background in French give themselves a competitive edge when entering the job market. Graduates in French pursue careers in business, education, government, and the nonprofit sector, and some pursue advanced degrees.  Also, a minor in French is an excellent complement to a number of majors.  Students pursuing careers in law, business administration, criminal justice and health sciences should consider a minor in language as a way to increase their marketable skills.

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