The French program provides a foundation in the essential structure of language and fosters practical communication. Language skills are refined through immersion in literature, history, film, art, and culture of French-speaking worlds.

French student speaking with a classmate

Program Locations

Available Minors

  • French

Additional Study Options

What to Expect Studying at Notre Dame of Maryland University

Small classes, multimedia tools, and opportunities to interact with native speakers provide an immersive learning experience.

Study Abroad

Through the School Sisters of Notre Dame and partnerships with universities around the world, language students can choose to study, intern, work, teach, or complete service projects abroad in short-term or semester-long programs.

Learn More about Study Abroad

Alliance française

Through a partnership with the Alliance française of Baltimore, you can participate in monthly activities on campus as well as other opportunities in the broader community.

French Careers

  • International Relations/Business
  • Government
  • Music
  • Law Enforcement
  • Journalism