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What does French include?

In fields such as architecture, fashion and culinary arts, your knowledge of French gives you a decisive advantage. French can also help in the legal and medical fields.

Why study French at OSU?

Studying a language provides you with the ability to interact with an array of people while gaining a competitive edge in the job market. You'll gain a better understanding of the language and can expect to find opportunities in varied fields.
Courses to expect for this major include Elementary French, Intermediate Reading and Conversation, and Advanced Written Expression.

Career paths

As the world moves closer to a global economy, graduates with foreign language skills can be a valuable link in the communications chain. Our graduates enjoy successful careers in a variety of fields:

  • Graduate School
  • Teacher
  • Lawyer
  • Military Services
  • Law Enforcement
  • Translation
  • Public Service
  • Linguistics
  • Public Assistance Interviewer
  • International Communications Specialist
  • Travel Agent
  • Missionary
  • Hospitality Industry
  • U.S. Customs Agent


  • 3+3 Law option for early admission and the opportunity to complete your undergraduate and law degree in six years instead of seven
  • Minors available in ASL, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Greek and Latin
  • Study Abroad opportunities all over the world

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