En route: For students currently studying French at Valpo

Events & Announcements

First Esprit français event of 2014-2015!


Fête d'ouveture (Open House)
Wed., Sept. 3rd •   5:30 - 7 pm  •  German House picnic area

Professor Geer Welcome Prof. Geer who joins the department for 2014-2015!

• Prof. Duvick's students Skype with Senegal
French House app. for Fall 15 due in January

Language Resources


Writing in French
Accent guide

Les Conversations
Tex's French grammar
A Vos Plumes
French Vocab: Audio  

Living in the French House
French Placement Exam 
Language Resource Center
See the French language partner
French film collection 
TV5 Monde

Jordan (French language partner in the LRC) - from LyonBe sure to meet Jordan, the LRC's French language partner, a native of Lyon, France and a member of the men's soccer team.



Major & Minor Requirements

The French Major
:  27 credits
Complete a major with 9 or 10 classes beyond French 203. Required classes include French 204, French 220, 3 courses in the French Texts and Society series, and Senior French Seminar.  Take elective courses both at Valpo and in France.

The French Minor
:  14 credits
Take French 204 and French 220, plus enough elective credits to total at least 14 credit hours (4-5 courses total).

Combine French with . . .


Engineering - VIEP

International Service
Cinema & Digital Media Studies Minor
International Relations

Study Abroad

Central College
Boston College Internship
l'Université de Cergy-Pontoise

La Rochelle Business School
EIGSI Engineering School

Students must apply through the Office of International Programs

Advising Tools

Fall 2014 course offerings
Course descriptions (all classes)
Overview of the French Program
Le Guide Valpo: Guidebook for French Studies at VU
• How to apply to Pi Delta Phi, the French Honor Society

After Valpo

• Alumni connections (coming soon!)
Teach English in France
• Apply for a Fullbright Scholarship - Contact Prof. Burrow-Flak
US Department of State/Foreign Service
Apply for a Pi Delta Phi scholarship
French Consulate in Chicago
AATF (American Association of Teachers of French)
IFLTA (Indiana Foreign Language Teachers Association)


Prof. Berrier
Prof. Berrier x 6847 ASB 252
Prof. Duvick Prof. Duvick x 5169 ASB 261
Professor Geer Prof. Geer

Prof. Goss Prof. Goss x 5764 ASB 240
Prof. Tomasik Prof. Tomasik x 5263 ASB 268