French is spoken on five continents and used regularly in 56 countries by more than 200 million people. With English, it is the most commonly taught second language around the world. It is no wonder that when you learn French, the whole world welcomes you!
Studying French at W&J will teach you not only how to communicate in the language, but also how to interact with native speakers in a variety of francophone settings. As you learn the language you will become familiar with the cultures where it is spoken around the world and you will begin to recognize the many connections that exist between French and numerous other fields of study. By studying French and francophone cultures you will develop insights into what it means to be a truly global citizen.
At W&J we take a personalized approach to your education, helping you to shape a path of study tailored to your interests. Students who have graduated with a degree in French go on to employment in teaching, business, government and non-profit sectors. Others have found that knowing French gave them an edge in the process of applying to graduate schools and pursuing careers in a variety of fields. Our majors and minors have pursued advanced study in medicine, international law, international business, biology, chemistry, physics, government and international development.
Find out what French at W&J can do for you. For more information, contact Professor Katrine Pflanze.
For more information, contact Professor Katrine Pflanze.