Major Explorations: French

Did you know that French is the fifth most spoken language in the world? The Department of French invites you to explore its curriculum and to consider it as a major part of our commitment to humanistic inquiry and global citizenship.

Value of the French Major

Alumni Survey: Value of the French Major

In June of 2012, the French Department conducted a survey of its alumni.   The linked *.pdf file below consists of comments submitted in response to the question below.  (All of the respondents cited gave permission to have these comments posted in a public forum.) 

If you were asked by an in-coming first-year student what the value of an Amherst College French Major might be, what would you say?