French and Francophone Studies (Bachelor of Arts)

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Did you know that, after English, French is the most frequently taught language in the world? Or that French is an official language in 28 countries on 5 continents? With a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in French and francophone studies from Creighton University, you’ll be able to speak, listen, read and write in French—a valuable skill in the global economy.

Students majoring in French at Creighton often study abroad. In fact, you could enjoy a three-week pre-summer session studying the history of Paris—in Paris! Creighton students also choose to help those in need in many parts of the French-speaking world, such as Haiti or West Africa. Majoring in French and francophone studies could broaden your horizons and enrich your life.

French Minor

A minor in French also complements other academic programs at Creighton. Combine French with business, international relations, medicine or a variety of other studies. The possibilities are endless.


Learning a second language greatly enhances your career options. Students who study French at Creighton are working in such fields as international business, government and journalism. Others are in medical, law and graduate schools, and still others are translators, court interpreters or teachers in secondary and higher education.

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What You'll Learn

  • Develop an advanced competency in French (speaking, listening, reading and writing)
  • Get exposed to French and francophone literature and culture
  • Learn how to think critically and solve problems
  • Develop business communication skills for our global society



Creighton students have been awarded assistantships by the French Ministry of Education to teach English in French schools.

Admissions Requirements

Learn about general admissions requirements for Creighton University or find out how to transfer.

Tuition & Scholarships

Fulbright Scholarships
Several graduates have been awarded Fulbright Fellowships to study in France.

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