- If you have previously studied French, complete an online placement test before registering for classes
- FLFR 1010/1020: Elementary French -Learn basic language skills
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- Be sure that you start your time at Auburn well by regularly meeting with your academic advisors in the college
- Additionally, all French students can meet with the Undergraduate Program Director anytime during the semester.
- Use Handshake to explore employers actively hiring in your field and search part-time jobs that can add experience to your résumé.
- Use LinkedIn to identify past graduates in your major and set up informational interviews and shadowing opportunities to gain further understanding of your major in the world of work.
- Many French students join the French Club as well as attend La Table Française, a French conversation table, which is scheduled several times during the semester.
- Additionally, students are encouraged to attend French films.
- FLFR 2010/2020: Intermediate French -Take your second year of study to review the language concepts and skills learned freshman year.
- It’s highly recommended that you study abroad for a summer-long or semester long program.
- Look for more opportunities on campus to engage by utilizing AUInvolve to identify organizations you’re interested in joining.
- FLFR 3010 and above -Take skill-based and content-based classes, in which writing, conversation, pronunciation, French literature, civilization, and history will be the focus.
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- Meet with someone in the University Career Center to explore career options and receive individualized assistance.
- Meet with someone in the University Career Center (UCC) to explore career options and receive individualized assistance
- Seek out possible internships, undergraduate research opportunities, or study abroad to enhance your undergraduate experience.
- Visit the Office of Undergraduate Research to explore funding opportunities.
- Eligible students are encouraged to apply for membership to the French National Honor Society, Pi Delta Phi.
- If pursuing graduate education, get involved with undergraduate research opportunities.
- Look for leadership opportunities within your organizations to develop practical skills and abilities.
- FLFR 4010 and above -Take content courses in which writing, conversation, pronunciation, French literature, civilization, and history will be the focus.
- Take special topics in French.
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- Ask the UCC for help in preparing your résumé and cover letter
- Attend career events like the AU Career Fair
- If pursuing graduate education, look for opportunities to be published or present on French related topics at conferences.
- Connect with AU alumni and stakeholders to enhance professional opportunities
The study of foreign languages and literatures opens your mind to cultures, societies, and histories around the world. French is the official language of 29 countries and 4 continents including Africa, North America, Europe, and Oceania. This degree broadens students’ understanding of society through cultural exchange in French and provides them with communication skills, linguistic dexterity, critical thinking, and cultural awareness. These cultural insights and practical tools help graduates find their place in today’s competitive, multilingual marketplace
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Holland's Code: IES
Most common* Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality types found in this major, in no particular order:
*Every MBTI type is found in every major, these are the most highly concentrated
- Active Listening
- Learning Strategies
- Reading Comprehension
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Last modified: September 30, 2021