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  • Is a French Minor for me?

    Minoring in French is a great resume-booster for jobs that require international relations. Knowing a language that is spoken on multiple continents is a very beneficial attribute that allows students to be more versatile in the working world.

    • France is Europe’s foremost investor abroad
    • France is a major language of high-tech and business in the world 
    • France is a world leader in MEDICAL research
    • French is spoken in TWO of the G8 countries
    • French-speaking Africa represents an area larger than the U.S.A.
    • France exports more per capita than Japan and more than TWICE as much as the U.S.A.
    • France offers a range of generous scholarships to our grad students
    • You’ll have an advantage getting a job
    • You’ll have an excuse to go to France

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    Why study French at SFU?

    Earning a French Minor is easy at St. Francis University thanks to our unique study abroad program. SFU students have the opportunity to study abroad in beautiful Ambialet, France for either a semester in the Fall or Spring, or a month in the Summer. The program has been running strong for 5 years now, and has been enjoyed by a multitude of students.

    An active French Club provides additional opportunities to pursue French and Francophone culture in an informal setting.

    The study of French can also be incorporated into a program leading to elementary and secondary teaching certification. For teaching certification, consult the program requirements for Education Degrees and Programs. Other employment opportunities are provided upon request by the departmental advisors and the Office of Career Counseling and Placement.