French Program Overview
111-211: Introductory / intermediate courses on language and culture of the francophone world
212: Enriches vocabulary and reading comprehension
311-312: Reviews the structures and sounds of the
French language, again with an emphasis on culture
Advanced courses offer opportunities to study literature of particular historical periods or genres, or following essential themes, to deepen the study of cultural history and contemporary issues, or to refine the knowledge and use of the French language.
Follow this link to the course catalog for more information on individual courses and the French major/minor.
French Club (French-language conversation tables, song nights, Mardi Gras, Canticles de Noël, gatherings with international francophone students); French Film Series (from France, Québec, and other francophone countries), events connected to campus plays, concerts, and lectures.
French is the second most commonly-taught second language in the world (after English). (About.com/French language)