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French Studies, BA


Come learn a language that the whole world speaks. Come learn a language that is valuable for careers in diplomacy, security, health, business, education, and cultural exchange.

What jobs have recent graduates landed?

  • Karli Williams ’22 is a Master of Public Administration candidate at has just been accepted to Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs.
  • David Callahan '19 is doing his Juris Doctor at UC Berkeley School of Law.
  • Jenna Zmrzl ’18 is doing a PhD in history at Oxford University.
  • Camille Esposito ’15 is a brand design manager at Zapier in San Francisco.
  • Khuyên Do ’15 is a creative consultant to luxury and fashion brands in Paris, France.
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Karli Williams '22

MPA Candidate at Columbia University

Make a Difference in the World

The humanitarian outlook of USF, the social justice emphasis, the change-the-world culture, and the understanding of cura personalis helped prepare me to do my current work as well as decide on a future career.”

Karli Williams '22

MPA Candidate at Columbia University

Hone Your Skills in France

Take what you've started here and continue building off of your knowledge in France. Some of our graduates continue refining their French by pursuing one of two programs.

Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF)

The Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) enables you to work in France for seven months, teaching English to French students of all ages. You will continue to hone your French skills, whether in metropolitan France or in the overseas departments of France such as French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, and Réunion.

Learn more about TAPIF

Study in France, in English

As institutions in France evolve to attract students from around the world, they are increasingly offering degree programs taught mostly or entirely in English.

Learn about studying in France