Study one of the world’s most beautiful and influential languages with a B.A. in French from UND.
Studying French leads to a deeper understanding of history, culture, art, theater, fashion and much more. A degree in French from UND is a gateway to a world of opportunities.
- Program type:
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
- Credit hours:
- 120 (major), 31 (minor)
Why Study French at UND?
More than 400 million people around the globe speak French, making it one of the most widely spoken and influential languages in the world. French is an essential language for anyone who wants to converse fluently in the international arenas of business, diplomacy, science, art and culture.
As a French major or minor at UND, you'll immerse yourself in French language and culture and examine literature, film and other media from the 50-plus French-speaking countries of the world. You'll choose upper-division courses from the following categories:
- The study and practice of spoken and written French in national and international contexts
- An interdisciplinary approach to the study of Francophone literatures and films
- The understanding and analysis of Francophone perspectives regarding socio-cultural contemporary world issues
Our students have paired a major in French with engineering, medicine, education, aviation, criminal justice, music, history and many other fields.