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"My students' enthusiasm challenges me to make their virtual classroom as interactive as possible - which is really what any good learning experience is all about." - Dr. Chris Michaelides, Associate Professor of Modern Languages, School of Humanities, College of Arts, Education & Sciences.

Bachelor of Arts in Modern Languages (BA)
with a concentration in French

With technological advances the gap between nations is becoming smaller and persons who are multilingual will be a targeted audience for employers everywhere. According to Career Builder, whether companies are conducting business overseas or trying to grab a larger market share at home, employers are increasingly seeking out people with the ability to speak and communicate in more than one language. In fact, a recent CareerBuilder.com keyword search turned up more than 6,000 job postings seeking bilingual applicants.

Some career fields that Modern Language majors enter are:

The Modern Languages' department strives to help students who major in French develop their proficiency so that they may demonstrate the following abilities:

Students who have studied a language for two or more years are strongly encouraged to take a credit or placement exam before beginning their language studies at ULM. The placement exam helps students to determine which courses are most suitable to their backgrounds.

To find the curriculum for this degree please view this degree plan.

To find out more information about this degree program please contact Dr. Ruth Smith, rusmith@ulm.edu


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