The French major within the School of Languages and Cultures offers a full range of courses in language, literature, linguistics, second language acquisition, pedagogy, and film. The French program has many options for study abroad programs that range from a week to a full academic year abroad. French is a vibrant, international program with diverse research, engaging teaching, and in-depth social interests.
All liberal arts majors prepare students with the skills identified as contributing to managerial success: communicating and listening well, possessing insights into others, creative/critical thinking, problem solving, and the ability to make connections across complex ideas.
Degree in 3Motivated, driven students can complete this major in three years. Degree in 3 allows students to enter the work force or graduate school a year earlier while also providing a cost-effective way to complete an undergraduate degree. Degree in 3 offers a great combination of cost-savings and the opportunity to accelerate your future and achieve your goals.
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Related Career Interests
Careers in French
- International Sales
- Policy Developer
- Foreign Aid Services
- Customer Service
- Travel Services/Guidance
Transfer to French
Purdue admits to individual majors. Transfer students must meet Purdue's overall transfer criteria, as well as any major-specific requirements. Before you apply, check the closed programs page to confirm this major is open to transfer students. If it is, refer to the information below for major-specific transfer criteria.
Minimum GPA: 2.2
Contact InformationUndergraduate Student Recruitment Office