French Study

French Seaside Town

The French Faculty offers diverse courses on the French language and francophone cultures. Courses range from elementary level to topics courses, and students can choose from several major and minor programs. Major programs include French Studies, which focuses on language and culture integrating topics from around the francophone world; French/European Studies, which is an interdisciplinary program integrating French courses, as well as area studies courses from other AU departments; Foreign Language and Communication, which is an interdisciplinary program incorporating courses in both WLC and the School of Communication; and Business, Language and Culture studies which is an interdisciplinary program incorporating courses in both WLC and Kogod School of Business. Minor programs include both French Language and French/European Studies. Additionally, the department offers translation certificates that can be incorporated in our majors, or be taken separately.

Connect With French Faculty

French Faculty Directory

Degrees and Programs

French BA Programs:

BA French Studies

BA Language & Area Studies: French/Europe

BA in Foreign Language & Communication Media: French Track

French Minors:

Minor in French Language

Minor in Language & Area Studies: French/Europe


Undergraduate Translation Certificate in French

Graduate Translation Certificate in French

On Campus Resources for Arabic Students

Center for Language Learning
FREE French Coaching @ CLEAR


Please see AU Catalog French Courses.

For More Information

Prof. Naima Hachad
McCabe Hall, Room 210

French Language Program Coordinator
Prof. Solange Garnier-Fox
McCabe Hall, 221

General Program Information
McCabe Hall Room 212

See also:
AU Abroad