French Studies

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: October 1, January 15
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: $65
Intakes: Spring, Fall
International tuition: $55,640
Domestic tuition: $55,640

Program overview

French Studies Degree Besides developing a high level of proficiency in the spoken and written language, our French majors gain a critical understanding of French-speaking peoples, civilizations, and their global influence, both past and present. The French major prepares students for careers and graduate-level study in a variety of fields and is an ideal complement to majors such as international studies, international business, political science, communication, and art history, while also equipping students for work in nonprofit organizations that serve francophone regions. Language Placement Exam French Studies Minor A minor in French develops our students' high level of linguistic and cultural proficiency, serving as a firm foundation for graduate level study in languages, literature, history, art history, religion, and music.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • Duolingo English Test
English proficiency may be demonstrated by one of the following: SAT I Evidence-Based Reading and Writing of 500 ACT Reading score of 24 Internet-Based TOEFL score of 80 - *Please note that Pepperdine does not accept TOEFL "MyBest Scores" Duolingo English Test score of 105 An attested or watermarked copy of an IELTS exam of a score of 6.5 or higher A "C" or better in a transferable English Composition course (not ESL) at an accredited US college or university A "C" or better on the UK system AS or A-Level English Exams (not ESL), or Hong Kong system HKALE English Exam The ELS Language Centers' Master level 112 class with a grade of B or higher IB 1 English grade result of 5 or better (not ESL) Duolingo English Test score of 105

Career opportunities

Academic Advisor; Immigration Rights Advocate; Archivist; International Development Consultant; Bilingual Instructor; Linguist; Broadcast Journalist; Press Officer; Communication Specialist; Production Assistant; Cultural Advisor; Professor; Diplomat; Translator / Interpreter; Diversity Consultant; United Nations Officer; Foreign Service Officer; Writer

Campus location

Malibu , United States

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