French Language and Culture
College of Arts and Sciences
Develop intellectual curiosity, critical thinking skills, and appreciation of the humanistic context of international cultures through comprehensive and practical study of the French language.
- The Language Learning Resource Center provides the latest in language learning technology, computers and study tables, TVs with DVD players, and equipment you can check out
- Study abroad with faculty-led programs during spring and summer breaks or by earning course credit at foreign universities
- Internship opportunities let you apply your knowledge and gain experience
- Option to study French Professions as a secondary major, which focuses on linguistic and cultural skills necessary to work, collaborate or interact with French counterparts in professional settings
General Language and Culture focuses on comprehensive language training along with courses in French and Francophone literature, film, and culture.
French Teaching prepares you for a teaching career in secondary education.
With a French degree, you can work in:
- Translation and interpreting services
- Customs and immigration
- Law enforcement
- Public relations
- Travel and tourism
- Health services
- Editing and publishing
WSU accepts credit from Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and CLEP exams, associate degrees, Running Start and more.
You’re considered a transfer student at WSU if you’ve received college credit post-high school.
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Internships, Jobs, and Work-study
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Find out more about a degree in French Language and Culture
Foreign Languages and Cultures
French Area and Culture Studies
French for Design and Merchandising
French Teaching Certification
Dual Language Pathway
- Global Campus (Online)