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The Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures offers a degree in French, as well as a professional certification. The professional certification is useful for careers in travel and tourism, and business.
You will become proficient in speaking, reading and writing the language you choose. You may spread your beginning and intermediate requirements over four semesters or accelerate your schedule.
Our faculty members include native speakers, leaders in national and international organizations and award-winning professors.
UNT provides a wide variety of services exclusively to graduate students. The Graduate Student Writing Support office can help you with writing, and the Toulouse Graduate School® offers several professional development workshops. Among the workshops is a Thesis Boot Camp. Many of the workshops are available online for your convenience.
The graduate faculty in the field of French specialize in applied linguistics; culture and civilization; Medieval literature; literature of the 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries; women's studies; Québec; and second language acquisition.
Majoring in a world language can prepare you for a variety of career fields including:
Our graduates have been employed with international companies, airlines, law firms, school districts and universities.
The M.A. degree allows you to teach language courses at a community college, university or in public and private schools. Other options include teaching intensive language programs, working as a translator or interpreter, or in international studies. Teaching intensive language programs can prepare you for working with business professionals and multi-national corporations. You may also work in the tourism industry.