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French Major

Expand your opportunities

Ready to expand your opportunities and become bilingual in French? Start here. Earn your degree in French from Bridgewater College.

Specific requirements for this major can be found in the College Catalog.

Required Courses Meet the Faculty

Join the World Languages Club. Practice your language skills and participate in language and culture-related activities.

What can you do with your French degree?

Like many BC graduates, you might enter graduate schools such as:

  • George Mason University (Teaching ESL)
  • Mercer University, McAfee School of Theology (Divinity & Clinical Counseling)
  • National Defense University, Department of Defense
  • College of Notre Dame of Maryland (Education)
  • University of Utah (French, Arabic)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (Pharmacy)

Or pursue a career with employers such as:

  • Banks
  • Bilingual/Translating Services
  • Department of Defense
  • Disney World Resorts
  • Hospitals
  • Pharmacies
  • Public and Private Schools
  • Rosetta Stone
  • Social Security Office
  • State Department
  • Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

Learn more about employment and advancement in the field of translation from the American Translators Association.