Acquire advanced French language skills and cultural knowledge as well as linguistic and cultural proficiency.
Join us in the study of French, one of the top ten spoken languages in the world and a language of choice for many international institutions. Explore some of humanity's great artistic creations. Take the DELF exam, the standard for certifying French fluency, at USC.
Enjoy our linguistic and cultural exchange between students at USC and École Nationale des Ponts et Chauseés near Paris.
Prepare for the Diplôme d'études en langue française exam, accredited by the French government.
Write or perform at one of the few institutions in the U.S. to offer French-language live theater productions.
Add the foreign language education minor to your French concentration to gain language teaching skills.
What You’ll Study
Study the language, literatures and cultures of France and acquire advanced language skills and cultural knowledge as well as linguistic and cultural proficiency. Professors are highly accessible, and scholarships and support for study abroad are available. Students prepare and take the DELF exam at the end of their studies.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Attention to Detail
Being meticulous and thorough in all aspects of a task or project
Foreign Language Skills
Communicating effectively to understand different cultures and foster global connections
Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments
Studying past events, analyzing their context and comprehending their significance and impact
Developing the skills to communicate effectively and work collaboratively across cultures
Understanding cultural variation and adapting behaviors and communication styles accordingly
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Health Care Worker
- Information Technology Specialist
- Business Manager