|The French program at Valpo offers courses from beginning through advanced that focus on three areas: language skills, literature, and civilization. Graduates will become effective communicators in French as well as conversant in the French literary and cultural traditions, including of course contemporary French culture.
Students who pursue a major in French can make the most of their experience by taking advantage of many opportunities including:
• five study-abroad programs in France,
• the chance to live in the French House,
• on-campus interaction with French exchange students from L'Université de Cergy-Pontoise, EIGSI Engineering School, and LRISB International School of Business,
• an active French club,
• scholarships and awards for both incoming and continuing French students,
• a campus chapter of Pi Delta Phi (the national French honor society),
• the chance to teach in Bridges to World Languages, an elementary after-school program,
• a new program for engineers, VIEP-French,
• and other complementary programs which can enhance a French degree and lead graduates into any number of career paths from government to business to education.