What is French at WVU like?
A major in French equips students with a solid liberal arts education that is the foundation for personal and professional success and growth over a lifetime. The curriculum provides students with well-developed cognitive and communication skills and with a broad knowledge base that will enable them to pursue additional studies at the graduate level or to enter the job market in positions that will demand the ability to communicate in French in a variety of cultural contexts.
The skills provided by a Bachelor of Arts in French complement and add value to a degree in any field. French is spoken by over 300 million people on five continents and is, therefore, particularly well-suited for travel. Known for its culture, cuisine and lifestyle, France has influence that extends well beyond its borders. French is a working language in numerous international organizations such as the United Nations, NATO, the International Olympic Committee, the International Red Cross, the European Union and the African Union.
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