With French-Canadian neighbors only a few hours north of the University, it’s easy to bridge the cultural gap by studying French. Learning one of the largest language groups in the world will benefit you immensely in any career path you choose. By studying philosophy, politics, culture and literature, you’ll see how much the French language and culture has influenced the English language and ways of life in the United States.
With study abroad opportunities and beginner and advanced courses in French language and literature, you’ll have a well-rounded education in French that could lead you down a great number of career paths. Some courses you’ll take include:
- French Conversation and Culture
- A Social and Cultural History of Quebec
- Business French
- Advanced French Grammar Review
- The Literature and Culture of West and North Africa
- International Study
International Study opportunities and an international culture hub a few hours north make UND the perfect place to study French. By immersing yourself in the language and culture both on and off campus, you’ll gain a greater understanding of French cultural and its influences.
French Club is an active organization on campus that involves students from across campus who are interested in learning more about French by holding events, inviting guest speakers and volunteering in the community.
With French-speaking populations so close to our region geographically, learning French can increase your marketability to potential employers and make you a more attractive hire. If you're looking for a career abroad, you'll have many doors opened with your understanding of the French language.
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