What will I learn?

Degree Description

The Lamar University Bachelor of Arts Degree in French will equip you to deal with the professional demands of many jobs, as you will become a good communicator, trained to think analytically and interact effectively with people.

Mastery of a second language is useful in almost any career and may provide a career in itself. In addition, such knowledge aids understanding of and participation in world events because it accompanies an immersion in the cultural and historical background of that nation's people.

Why Study French at Lamar?

The French concentration at Lamar University provides a unique cultural and academic examination of French language, literary studies, and social culture. It could lead you out to any number of careers in the humanities, business, marketing, education and government work. To help with these occupational goals, our department tries to provide paid training for students in areas that they might use for further employment. Our Texas teacher certification program is available in coordination with the Department of Teacher Education.

Career Paths

You may be interested in studying French in college because you have an interest or passion for the French language and for Francophone culture. However, you may not be aware of the job options that await you after graduation in business, communications, education, hospitality or government.

Primary Careers

Educator, Business Administrator, International Entrepreneur

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (120 hours)

Tuition fees
US$22,734.00 per year
USD $11,367 for 12 plus hours
Start date

Expected August 2022

Venue

College of Arts and Sciences

Carl Parker Building, Room 203,

BEAUMONT,

Texas,

77710, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

If you are an international student who has never been enrolled at a post-secondary college or university, you must submit all required documents and show evidence of a cumulative 2.5 grade point average on all secondary school work.

For international students

If you are an international student who has never been enrolled at a post-secondary college or university, you must submit all required documents and show evidence of a cumulative 2.5 grade point average on all secondary school work.

English language requirements:

  • TOEFL Internet Based Total: 71
  • TOEFL Computer Based Total: 197
  • TOEFL Paper Based Total: 527
  • IELTS Total: 6.0

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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