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French for Business Minor

You can combine the study of the French language and business to prepare for opportunities in a global world. 

Total Credit Hours: 18

French for Business Minor Requiremenets (18 Hours)

Why Study French for Business? 

French is the second most frequently taught foreign language in the world after English. The International Organization of Francophonie has 56 member states and governments. Of these, 28 countries have French as an official language. French is the only language other than English spoken on five continents.

A certificate is available for students who are French majors.


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Virginia Tech in Paris

Study abroad in the summer and earn six credit hours. Tailored to your level of French, from beginner to advanced. Guided tours of Paris, excursions to the Loire Valley, Chartres, and Giverny, free time to explore France on your own, and language and culture study at the Alliance Française are all a part of the experience we offer.


Contact Us
If you have questions about pursuing this minor, please contact:

Richard Shryock, Ph.D
331 Major Williams Hall
220 Stanger St.
Blacksburg, VA 24061
(540) 231-4605