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A Major in French

Description of Major


This major educates students about the French language, culture and literature of France and other French-speaking countries.            

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Employment Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in industry, education, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. A variety of jobs are available for French graduates, including:

Advertising Manager International Consultant
 Announcer  International Hotel Administrator
 Anthropologist  International Relations Officer
 Archivist Interpreter
 Audiologist   Journalist
Author  Lawyer
Bilingual Secretary Librarian 
Civil Service Worker  Linguist 
Cultural Officer Missionary 
Customs Inspector  Multi-Lingual Port Receptionist
 Editor National Security Agent
 Filmmaker Overseas Personnel Manager
Flight Attendant Paralegal
Foreign Correspondent Professor
Foreign Diplomat Reservations Sales Agent
Foreign Exchange Trader Scientific Linguist
Foreign News Correspondent  Speech Pathologist 
Foreign Service Officer Teacher 
Foreign Social Worker Textbook Publisher 
 Fund-Raiser Tour Guide 
Human Resources Associate Translator
Immigration Inspector  Travel Agent 
Import/Export Clerk Travel Writer
Intelligence Specialist  
International Account Manager