French (AIE)

French, one of the official languages of the United Nations, is spoken throughout the European Union, Canada and Francophone Africa making it one of the most prominent of the Romance languages. Proficient French speakers will find their skills to be of use with government agencies, commercial business, financial institutions, educational facilities and many other types of organizations. French studies focus on literature, film, culture and the written and oral communication of the language.

For more information about this major, please visit the following links from the FAU University Catalog.

Related Major Skills

Acknowledging value systems
Clarifying ideas
Comparing translations interpretations
Compiling/recording data
Computer skills
Evaluating information
Explaining ideas carefully
Gathering information
Lesson planning
Organizing materials/information
Reading critically
Summarizing ideas
Understanding historical language change
Writing and presenting
Writing clearly
Ability to teach and train
Ability to teach to different learning levels
Communicating between cultures
Dealing with parents or guardians
Decision making
Reading/writing another language
Speaking to groups
Team player
Understanding cultural diversity

Sample Work Settings

Agency for International Development
Amnesty International
Armed Forces
Broadcasting Companies
Bureau of International Labor Affairs
Business and Industrial Organizations
Catholic Relief Services
Colleges and Universities
Cooperation Agency
Cultural Organizations
Customs Service
Department of Commerce
Department of State
Educational Institutions
Federal and State Government Agencies
Hotels and Resorts
International Banks
Libraries and Schools
Multinational Firms
National Security Council
Non-profit Organizations
Oxfam International
Peace Corps
Publishing Firms
Research Institutes
Travel Companies
US Information Agency
United Nations

 Last Modified 7/11/18