French (California State University - Long Beach)
The department of Romance, German, and Russian languages and literatures at California State University, Long Beach offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in French. The degree, which is offered through the French and Francophone Studies program, can be completed with a traditional curriculum or with an interdisciplinary option, both of which cumulatively require 120 units, including both upper and lower division coursework.
The degree’s 120 credits can typically be completed, like most undergraduate degrees, within four years. It is worth noting, however, that the number of lower division hours that a student must complete in French depends on their level of fluency upon beginning the degree. Regardless of how many freshman and sophomore language courses you take, you will need 120 credits to complete the B.A. in French.
No French program would be complete without the opportunity to study abroad, and CSULB offers several opportunities to earn credit while studying French in France. If you are interested in learning more about French language and culture, this program may be ideal.
Established in 1949, California State University, Long Beach first opened its doors as the Los Angeles-Orange County State College. At the time, it enrolled just 160 students taught by 13 full-time faculty in an apartment on Anaheim Road. Through the years, the institution has gone through numerous name changes to...Read more About this school