Bachelor of Arts in French
Become proficient in the French language with the Bachelor of Arts in French in the College of Liberal Arts at Temple University. In this 123-credit undergraduate degree program, you’ll immerse yourself in the language, and explore the rich history and cultural heritage of France and Francophone regions.
The French BA program’s engaging linguistic experiences and small class sizes allow students to not only develop a strong foundation in French but also graduate ready and able to converse with native speakers. Students gain the communication skills needed to navigate the world across local, regional, national and global perspectives.
In addition to learning French, you’ll explore
- the cultural and social norms, practices and traditions of the country’s many diverse regions;
- the evolution of French cinema, literature and art; and
- how France’s rich, but turbulent, history helped shape the country it is today.
Graduates have a comprehensive knowledge of the language, culture and societal structure, which is necessary in an increasingly interconnected world. Students in Temple’s foreign language programs are global-minded, observant and travel-oriented, and they are encouraged to take advantage of the university’s study away opportunities to implement their studies in the real world.
Students are expected to have a certain degree of French language education before entering the program. Learn more about the program’s admissions requirements.