World Languages: French

Associate in Arts
Transfer Degree
Cost
$10,516*

Ignite a fluency in French

Explore French-speaking countries with confidence

Translate your passion for the French language into enriching global career opportunities. A two-year associate degree in French at CLC helps you build a strong base of knowledge to increase your ability to think critically, converse, read and write in French. Then continue your studies in French or another field of your choosing at a 4-year institution.

Majoring in French can open doors to enriching careers such as:

  • translator
  • interpreter
  • content writer
  • editor
  • ambassador
  • diplomat
  • jobs in service and hospitality industries and United Nations
  • UNESCO
  • NATO
  • French or ESL teacher

What can you do with an A.A. in French?

The Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree in French prepares you to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree in French, humanities, education or related fields.

Language Lab: Discover, learn & enjoy

As a World Languages student at CLC, you have access to the Language Lab at our Grayslake Campus. We offer free language learning assistance and resources.

Highlights

  • Global Citizenship Milestone

    Gain a global perspective and prove it on your transcript with this distinction.
  • Financial Aid/Scholarships Available

    Based on need and/or achievement. Explore ways to pay for college.
  • Transfer Degree

    Save on your first 2 years and transfer your credits to the 4-year school of your choice.
  • Program Length: 2 Years

    Full-time students finish in 2 years.

Career Outlook

Need help?

A College & Career Navigator (CCN) is ready to answer your questions and assist with your application, academic program selection, class enrollment and connecting you with resources as needed, making your journey at CLC smoother.

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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CLC 120 2
    FRN 121 4
    ENG 121 3
    PSY 121 3
    MTH 140 3
    • Course Code CLC 120
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code FRN 121
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ENG 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PSY 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code MTH 140
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    FRN 122 4
    ENG 122 3
    BIO 120 4
    SOC 225 3
    HUM 122 3
    • Course Code FRN 122
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ENG 122
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BIO 120
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code SOC 225
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HUM 122
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    FRN 221 4
    CMM 121 3
    GEG 123 3
    ESC 128 3
    ART 240 3
    • Course Code FRN 221
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CMM 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code GEG 123
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ESC 128
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ART 240
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    FRN 222 4
    ART 241 3
    FRN 223 3
    FRN 224 3
    • Course Code FRN 222
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ART 241
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code FRN 223
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code FRN 224
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours

61


Learn how CLC helps you transfer

Start at CLC and continue with a 4-year school to earn your bachelor's degree. CLC has partnerships with many colleges and universities, covering a wide range of programs.

Our Guaranteed Transfer Partnerships (GTAs) with a select number of schools guarantee admission to students who meet specific criteria.



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World languages at CLC: Get the bigger picture

Build your foundation with core language courses. Then, mix in some electives that match your interests and goals.

View the World Languages Program Overview

Frequently asked questions

*Cost includes tuition and other fees, including books and materials before financial aid is applied, such as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

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