The French major at the University of Mount Union adds a global edge to any degree and opens up a world of possibilities after graduation. Job opportunities for graduates who speak French are abundant throughout the United States and around the world. Having a strong understanding of the cultures and histories of the French-speaking world is paramount for a successful career. Through a strong in-class curriculum and opportunities for real-world experiential learning, the French major prepares students for meaningful work and success in our global world.
French Major Quick Facts
- The major in French consists of 30 or 32 semester hours of study in the target language, depending on the student’s point of entry into the program.
- The French major includes study abroad in one of three locations: Pau or Lyon, France, or Chicoutimi, Quebec.
- The French program welcomes a native French Teaching Assistant who leads conversation classes, French table, and French Club.
- International internships and work-related experiences are also available.
- Ohio Teacher Licensure in French is available to students who want to teach at the K-12 level.
- Alpha Mu Gamma is a national foreign language honorary. Exceptional world language students are invited to join by the Department.
- French Culture Club is a student-led organization that seeks to bring French culture to its members and the Mount Union community through club events, service projects and socializing.
- Study Abroad Club is a student-led organization that promotes international education.
- TAPIF (Teaching Assistant Program in France) program.