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B.A. French

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College of Business and Economics
University of Idaho
ALB 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3161
Phone: (208) 885-6453
Fax: (208) 885-6296
Amber Gray

Read and Write, in French

Whether you want to be in government, education, health care, or journalism, a second language is a valuable skill. In this program you will learn to speak, read and write the French language, with courses in conversation, grammar, reading comprehension, and culture and literature. Most students combine a French degree with another interest such as international studies or history.

Fast Facts

  • Live and study for a semester or a year in France or a French-speaking part of Europe, Africa, or Canada
  • Internship opportunities at many study abroad sites
  • Personal mentorship in small classroom settings
  • Opportunity to gain teaching and mentoring experience as departmental tutor
  • International, intercultural competency to enhance employability
  • Education
  • International business or non-profit
  • Law
  • Diplomacy
  • Tourism
  • Arts and culture organizations
Salary $25,000 - $100,000 per year, based on national averages
Degree Roadmap

For details about earning an undergraduate degree in French, got to: French Majors.
Contact an advisor: modlang@uidaho.edu 

Degree Prep

Useful degree preparation includes:

  • language study
  • writing and literature
  • history
  • arts
  • AP courses and exams

$9,000 awarded annually to Modern Languages & Cultures students, usually in $150-$2,000 amounts

Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.

Lab Fees
  • Lab fees: $0-36
  • Study abroad (cost in addition to regular UI tuition & fees): $0-15,000/semester
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Hands-On Learning
  • Language lab assistant
  • Departmental tutor
  • Community service-learning opportunities

  • English Teaching Assistantships in Public Schools in France
  • Veterinarian’s office (Rennes, France)
  • Cheese and chocolate producers (Pau, France)
  • Public library (Pau, France)
  • Governmental and non-governmental agencies (Brussels, Belgium & Strasbourg, France)
  • Working with school children (Dakar, Senegal)
  • French conversation group
  • American Language and Culture/International Students Conversation Partners