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Bachelor of Arts in French Degree 

Be an international influencer with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in French at The University of Mount Union. Our program empowers you with great high-demand skills in the workforce.  Employers are searching for individuals with the ability to speak multiple languages and our program can help you to be an impactful leader in a wide variety of industries. 

About the Program

Add a global edge to any degree with a major or minor in French. In this program, you will learn about the language, cultures and histories of the French-speaking world, which is paramount for a successful career. Through a strong in-class curriculum and opportunities for real-world experiential learning, the French major prepares you for meaningful work and success in our global world. 

French Quick Facts

  • 30-32 credit hours within the French program 
  • 32 credit hours in the well-rounded Integrative Core 
  • Study Abroad in one of three locations: Pau or Lyon, France, or Chicoutimi, Quebec 
  • Double major or minor in other areas of interest 
  • International internship opportunities both virtual and in-person 
  • Teach French at the K-12 level with the Ohio Teacher Licensure 

Learn more about the Degree in French

Position yourself for a global career with a Bachelor of Arts in French at the University of Mount Union. With a rich curriculum that complements a wide variety of other areas and teaching assistants and professors from the native countries, our programs are perfect to bring first-hand experience and knowledge directly to you. 

  • Curriculum
  • Learning Objectives

    Our degree in French prepares you to:

    • Demonstrate the level of proficiency necessary to enable them to function in an environment where French is used exclusively.  Students will demonstrate speaking, listening, reading, and writing in French at the ACTFL Advanced Low Level. 
    • Learn an understanding of the cultures and civilizations of the principal groups of people who speak French, from a variety of perspectives, including the historical, geographical, sociopolitical, literary, and artistic. 
    • Grow awareness of the relevance of foreign languages to professions and careers. 
  • Experiential Learning

    International Experiences

    International opportunities are unlike any other experience a student has had.  Through hands-on and engaging service-learning trips, international internships, and study abroad, you can immerse yourself in the language and culture of different countries. These impactful opportunities help you distinguish yourself as an accomplished and impressive leader after graduation. 

  • Careers

    Careers in French

    French is also an influential language in the world of business. In fact, France is home to more than 2,000 subsidiaries of American companies, and French companies operate more than 600 subsidiaries in the United States. In addition, the Alliance Francaise has identified more than 800,000 jobs in the United States that require French. Major corporations with headquarters or subsidiaries in the United States and France include Du Pont, Hewlett-Packard, Xerox, Apple Computer, Michelin, Renault, Bic, and many more.

    Common Careers

    Education and teaching
    Public relations
    Law Medicine

    Recent Employers

    Colfor Manufacturing
    Western Southern Life
    Foreign Service

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