FRENCH majors master the language and explore its varied cultures across the globe—220 million people around the globe in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Speaking the language gives you access to both established and growing markets in the world of business. Available as a major or minor program of study.

The “Salon”

Mead Hall, Drew’s 19th-century Georgian mansion, is home to causal gatherings for French conversation. Adijat Mustapha explains why it’s worth going.

Bon Temps

In a recent Drew International Seminar, students not only practiced French and met prominent intellectuals, but also took part in Carnival dance and drum rehearsals on the Caribbean island of Martinique. Grads say that their international travels transform them and are important topics of conversation in job interviews.

A number of our graduates have been admitted to the official French government assistantship program in France to teach English for nine months. Some follow that with law school, or grad school in subjects like history or literature. They find the French proficiency and work experience gives them an edge.

Our professor pushed us and pushed us. In a very loving way, of course. It gave me the feeling that I could be a French major. ”
Adijat Mustapha C’11
on Intermediate French