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BA French

Students of world foreign languages are encouraged to improve their language skills by participating in one of the many study-abroad and overseas internship opportunities offered through Portland State and the Oregon State System of Higher Education. The French program is offered at Portland State University.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: January, April, September
Tuition Fee: $29,706 per year
Location: Portland Campus (Portland, United States)

The Department of World Languages and Literatures offers undergraduate majors in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish; minor programs in the above languages and Classical Studies, Italian, Persian and Turkish; and instruction in the above languages, as well as in American Sign Language, Danish, Ancient Greek, Modern Greek, Korean, Modern Hebrew, Latin, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Swahili, and Swedish. Other languages may be offered from time to time.

Programs ranging from one term to a full academic year are available in several foreign counties, including China, Ecuador, France, Germany, Hungary, Japan, Mexico, Russia, and Spain. The Department of World Languages and Literatures and the University’s Office of International Affairs: Education Abroad will counsel and assist students in integrating their overseas experience with their courses of academic study.”

Your Potential To Be Exponential

At Portland State University , you feel like you’re part of a movement. The kind that keeps your classmates rooting for you and your professors pulling for you. You’ll form bonds with faculty and friends in small classes that dive deep into the issues that matter most to you. We are proud to be one of the nation’s most transformative universities. Because every time your success inspires others, you change the world.


Courses Included

  • Intro to French Lit: Medieval & Renaissance
  • Intro to French Lit: 17th — 18th Centuries
  • Intro to French Lit: 19th — 20th Centurie