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In today's rapidly changing world, there is intense demand for women and men who understand other cultures and can communicate in more languages than their own. They know that a new language is an open door into very different ways of living and understanding the world.

Français.

Explore the incredible diversity of the Francophone world, from Paris to Quebec to Haiti, through literature, film and culture. Study French for the professions, and use it in business-related fields. Live the language through service learning.

Small classes.

For a better understanding and proficiency in your language, we limit class sizes to encourage greater student participation.

Live it.

Put your skills to practice by spending a semester studying abroad in France.

Suggested curriculum

Major courses are bolded.

Freshman

  • French I & II
  • UCCS - Rhetoric and Composition I & II
  • UCCS - Histories of Cultures and Societies*
  • UCCS - Introduction to Theology
  • UCCS - Science and Nature*

 

Sophomore

  • French III & IV
  • UCCS - Mathematical Reasoning*
  • UCCS - Literature/Performing Arts*
  • UCCS - Philosophy of Human Nature
  • UCCS - Indivisual and Social Behavior*

 

Junior

  • Five French Courses
  • UCCS - Diverse Cultures
  • UCCS - Theory of Ethics
  • UCCS - Theology*
  • Elective

 

Senior

  • Five French Courses
  • Senior Experience
  • Electives

*Choose from list of approved UCCS (University Core of Common Studies) courses offered by the College of Arts and Sciences.

French

You might like the French major if you

✓ like French language and culture

✓ have strong written and spoken communication skills

✓ are interested in studying abroad

What can you do with a major in French?

FrenchMany graduates succeed in a variety of careers, including education, international affairs and business, international news agencies, and airlines.

Learn more about what you can do with a major in French.

Visit the department that offers the French major.

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