Nov 30, 2022  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

World Languages Certificate, French Option

Program Description

This program provides an in-depth study of spoken and written French and prepares students to use the French language as a career skill. The courses are designed to emphasize acquisition of competency sufficient to communicate orally and in writing with a native speaker of the French language on a professional or work-related basis. For those who speak the French language fluently, job openings are available in teaching, traveling, broadcasting, translating, law enforcement, international business, social service and diplomacy. More importantly, studying French provides skills that are marketable in any career: the ability to adapt and function well in unfamiliar situations, to communicate well with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds, to analyze cultural differences in professional settings, and to think abstractly and critically.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program.

For More Information Contact:
School of Liberal Arts & Communication
Southeast Campus:  (918) 595-7694

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Communicate orally in a variety of social and professional situations.
  • Interpret the meaning of professional and non-professional written texts.
  • Interpret meaning of spoken French in most social and professional situations.
  • Compose professional and non - professional written works in French.
  • Compare and contrast developments and/or traditions in one’s home, French and Francophone cultures.


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Student Organizations

The French Language Association is for any and all students at Tulsa Community College who are interested in learning and studying the French language, history and culture of France and Francophones, as well as, discovering ways to use this knowledge.

Certificate Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study on the World Languages Certificate, French Option Program Map.