Teaching French as a Second or Foreign Language Major

A major/degree in Teaching French as a Second or Foreign Language is a program that focuses on the principles and practice of teaching French to students who are not proficient in French or who do not speak, read, or write French, and prepares individuals to serve as teachers and administrators.

Includes instruction in French language and linguistics in addition to the major/degree course requirements of initial teacher licensure. (requirements vary by state)

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in French as a Second or Foreign Language Education (use the College Search feature and enter "French as a Second or Foreign Language Education” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Teaching French as a Second or Foreign Language?

With a major/degree in Teaching French as a Second or Foreign Language you will likely work in a school or educational setting. Typically, a minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Teaching French as a Second or Foreign Language

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Teaching French as a Second or Foreign Language