Programs - Highlights
Oooh là là!
We are the only department on campus to say “Welcome to
SU... now please go away!” We require study abroad as a
part of being a French major. Our French professors will
help you to select the study-abroad program that best
suits your individual needs, whether it be a summer in
Paris, France, a semester in Geneva, Switzerland or a
year in Quebec City, Canada.
From beginner to native speaker, all are welcome at
Salisbury’s French conversation groups:
- Au Nid des Mouettes (“At The Seagulls’ Nest”):
Salisbury’s student conversation group meets
every Tuesday from 2:30PM to 3:30PM in Cool Beans in the
- La Société française (“The French Society”): a diverse
group of French speakers living on the Eastern shore
meets the 1st Friday of every month from 4:30PM to
5:30PM at Adam’s Ribs on route 13 in Fruitland.
Thinking outside the box . . .
Those who choose to major or minor in French at
Salisbury will be assured of gaining a strong foundation
in French language (FREN 310, 312), culture (FREN 316,
FREN 317) and literature (FREN 350, FREN 351). Our
department also offers a wide selection of courses aimed
to provide students with a greater understanding of the
French-speaking world beyond France’s borders. French
and francophone cinema, Belgian comic book literature,
and the “négritude” literary movement in the French
Caribbean are just some of our newly expanded course
French is for
you . . . (oui, vous!)
SU’s French Language Courses
All of our French language courses are taught by
specialists in foreign language pedagogy, who are
trained in the latest teaching techniques and
technological tools to help you get the most out of your
Salisbury French course experience, whether you are
taking a 101 course to fulfill your General Education
requirements, or a 202 course on your way to a French
minor or major. Because our classes are limited to a
maximum enrollment of 22 students, you are ensured
personal attention and maximal opportunities to improve
your language skills during every French class that you
Touring the City of Lights
Our department offers a 2-week Parisian experience
during the January Intersession. You need not be a
French language major or minor to benefit from this
spectacular French culture experience in the City of
Lights led by highly knowledgeable and experienced
SU Business students and French
The Perdue School of Business, in connection with the
Grenoble École de Management (GEM) sponsors a Winter
Term Study Abroad Experience in Grenoble, France. There
are also 4 exchange slots available each semester for
business students who wish to study at the GEM or at the
ESC-Rennes School of Business in Rennes, France.
Business majors: brush up on your French language skills
here at Salisbury before you board the airplane!
SU Education students and French
Salisbury University is home to a nationally accredited
program in the formation of French language teachers.
Pair your French major with Teacher Certification and
multiply your post-graduation employment opportunities!