You should major in French if:

  • You love the French language and want to become highly proficient in it.
  • You are passionate about French and Francophone literature and cultures.
  • You are dedicated to participating in la Francophonie in Louisiana and the world.

At the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, you have a front row seat to French language and Francophone cultures. Lafayette has one of the largest concentrations of native French-speakers in the United States — giving you a one-of-a-kind experience with the language, its dialects, and the connections between community and culture.

French at UL Lafayette

What's French Like?

  • Research & theory
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Group work & collaboration
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Reading & writing
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Presenting
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Field work
    Rated 1 out of 3

Connect to the local culture

With classes like Francophone Louisiana Literature (FREN 492G) and The Sociocultural Context of Louisiana French (FREN 424G), you’ll step into the local Francophone culture.

Life as a French Major