Now spoken as a first or second language by more than 250 million people, French is one of the official languages of the United Nations. It is also the language of government, law, management, and business in many regions of the international community.
At Bryant, the French concentration and minor are designed to provide you with an advanced level of language proficiency and an understanding of the culture of France and French-speaking countries, which have produced rich national literatures and diverse cultures in Europe, Africa, Asia, Canada, and the Caribbean.
The French concentration and minor will improve your cross-cultural understanding and international awareness.
Future careers, post-grad opportunities
A concentration or minor in French will prepare you to study, travel, and work in a variety of fields abroad. You will not only complete French language and culture courses but also take general liberal arts, business, and critical-thinking courses. Bryant graduates are accepted into prestigious graduate programs and law schools around the world.
The French faculty help students to grow linguistically as well as culturally, through on-campus events. Film festivals, concerts, lectures, and theatrical performances are designed to increase students' contact with native speakers from throughout the French-speaking world. Faculty research runs the gamut from classical theater and literature to contemporary issues such as politics and immigration, and serves to broaden students' global knowledge of French culture. Faculty also lead trips to Quebec City and Montreal and Sophomore International Experience trips to London and Paris.