Graduate Schools attended by recent French majors include:

  • Columbia University
  • New York University
  • Princeton University
  • University of California at Irvine
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Yale University

Find Out What’s Possible:

* Immerse yourself in French language and culture on campus by living in the French House at Douglass or by participating in the French “Living and Learning” community on College Avenue.

* Take advantage of the French Resource Center which helps students to find internships and teaching assistantships in France.

* Participate in the Rutgers Summer Program in Paris, where classes are taught in the morning, afternoons are spent visiting neighborhoods and museums, and evenings are dedicated to theater, music and dance.

* Obtain interdisciplinary certificates in areas such as International Studies, French Commerce, and Romance Linguistics.  Interdisciplinary studies involving French can also be pursued through the minors in Medieval Studies and Cinema Studies.

* Earn course credits for teaching beginning French and engaging children in art, puppet theater, cooking and other aspects of French and Francophone culture in a New Brunswick elementary school.

* Combine the offerings of two departments in a unique French/History major providing a rigorous study of the history of France and other French-speaking countries and an in-depth study of their literatures and cultures.

* Participate in University-wide activities and programs with an international focus. French majors have been involved in projects based in the Zimmerli Art Museum and in the Center for European Studies.