College graduates who are proficient in French and understand French and Francophone cultures have many advantages in the workforce. French is also:
AUM offers its Francophone Studies specialization as part of AUM’s World Languages and Cultures program. This major includes the linguistic, cultural, and intellectual training students need for an increasingly globalized future. In addition, the specialization forges links between the present and the past, as it encourages students to explore the exceptionally rich humanistic tradition of France and the Francophone world from the Middle Ages through the modern period. This program enables the student to develop the five skills of speaking, reading, writing, listening and cultural competency in the French language. Students benefit from a wide array of study-abroad opportunities.
Students develop the five skills of speaking, reading, writing, listening and cultural competency in French. The program includes a culture track and a trade track. In the culture track, the student takes more internationally-related course work in the humanities and political science. In the trade track, the student takes courses in international economics and business.
Pursuing a degree in French will not only enrich your life, it will prepare you for a career where skills in a second language are a main requirement, or are at least considered a strong asset to have. This degree enables you to gain a host of transferable skills that you can apply to virtually any career. A sample would include:
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The course listings below are a representation of what this academic program requires. For a full review of this program in detail, please see our official online catalog AND consult with an academic advisor. This listing does not include the core curriculum courses required for all majors and may not include some program-specific information, such as admissions, retention and termination standards.
Course sampling specific to the Francophone Studies concentration within the World Languages and Cultures program includes:
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