French Overview

Do you enjoy the French language and culture? A French minor could be just what you’re looking for. As the global economy changes, business between American companies and French-speaking countries continues to rise. Our degree programs provide the flexibility to lead you to the career of your dreams. With your professional advisors helping you along the way, you can mix and match majors and minors to get the perfect degree tailored to you and your career aspirations.

With a curriculum of 19-21 credit hours, you’ll learn skills in French conversation and grammar and study French culture. A French minor will not only expand your cultural horizons, but it will enhance your academic and professional opportunities.

Interested in majoring in French? An individualized major is available to you. While not offered in the general curriculum, a major in French can be put together through various consortium agreements and individualized customization. If you are considering a French major, contact us today to discuss your options.


What is French, and what can you do with a degree in it?
French, known as a romance language of the Indo-European family, is a growing language worldwide. You’ll learn about French culture, customs, and more throughout the French minor program. There are many careers that a French minor pairs well with. Here are some professions that a French minor would be helpful in:

  • Public Relations
  • Communications
  • Law
  • Education
  • Business Management
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Art
  • International Relations

What support and resources are provided at SMWC?
The Learning Resource Center (LRC) provides exceptional, personalized learning resource services to encourage student success. The LRC offers help with a range of academic support services, including a writing center, tutoring, college success courses and more.