|Field of Study:||French Language and Literature, General
|Description:||While attaining a high fluency level of French is a goal of this major, choosing to study French is not just about learning a new language. You will learn about literatures and cultures of French-speaking regions around the world, and discover what makes these cultures special and unique. French is one of Canada’s two official languages and is spoken in numerous countries around the world (including France, Belgium, Switzerland, Haiti and various African countries). It is used by many international institutions, from the United Nations to the European Union and the Organization of American States. The French program at Acadia offers you a broad range of courses covering language, culture, and translation, as well as the literatures of France, Quebec, Acadie, French-speaking Africa, and the Caribbean.