WHY STUDY French AT THE UOFA?
French is truly a global language, crucial for students of business, international relations, and politics, as well as those of literature and culture.
We strongly promote the study of Francophone literature, language and culture, emphasizing proficiency in listening, speaking, writing and reading.
Courses in Our French Program
French M.A. Program
The French M.A. Program at the University of Arkansas offers a balanced course of study. Graduate students take courses in language, French and Francophone literature and culture, and foreign language teaching methodology. The program provides a solid preparation for students who intend to pursue a Ph.D. Its comprehensive curriculum also provides a sound base for a career in education, government, or the private sector. With a low student-faculty ratio, our well-trained faculty provide support and mentoring to a small body of graduate students.
For a list of texts that are studied in the French M.A. Program, download the most recent M.A. Reading List here.
Teaching Assistantships are also available - find out more about being a TA here. In order to demonstrate oral and written proficiency in French, prospective teaching assistants must send a recording with reading passages in English and French as well as a two-to-three page paper in French on a subject of their choosing.
For more info on the French MA program, contact the graduate advisor and TA coordinator, Dr. Hope Christiansen.
Professional & Academic Opportunities for French Speakers
Recommended Study Abroad Programs
French Outside the Classroom at the UofA