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Department ofModern Languages and Literatures


Bienvenue! Santa Clara University French & Francophone Studies Program

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Welcome to the French Studies Program at Santa Clara University! Our comprehensive program focuses on essential language skills, with emphases on literary, art, film, and philosophical works; moreover, students are able to gain a thorough understanding of historical, cultural, social and political aspects of French-speaking countries. 

The Department offers both a major and a minor to students wishing to pursue French degrees; in addition, the department offers academic awards, honors societies & honors programs, and study abroad programs.

Whether you are planning on studying French to satisfy your core requirements or plan to pursue a French degree, the French Studies Program hopes to see you soon! Au revoir!

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