Visit us in Cauthen Educational Media Center, Suite 113! Want to see what a day as a Modern Languages student is like? Come watch us teach in our classrooms and see if you are interested in classes on Spanish and French culture, language, history, and more! Learning a second language is extremely beneficial for all careers and opens the door to many unique opportunities! Come visit us and start your unforgettable journey with Francis Marions Modern Languages today!
So, what can one do with a major in Modern Languages? Many things! Our Modern Languages majors have landed jobs in marketing, health care, international politics, missions, foreign language software development, and education. Do you want to become a Spanish or French teacher but already have a degree? Become certified with the PACE program! You can also combine a Modern Languages degree with a degree in business, health sciences, mass communications and more... learning a foreign language can help your future career in almost any field of study!
Modern Languages faculty go above and beyond the classroom to help our students become well-rounded University citizens and to gain an appreciation of the world. We offer French and Spanish conversation tables and have our own chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the Hispanic National Honor Society. The Modern Languages Program offers various experiential learning opportunities as well as a variety of international exchange programs and advocate the study abroad experience for as many students as possible.
The French track offers a Major, Minor, or Collateral for students!
To successfully complete a major in Modern Languages – French Track, students will need to complete 30 semester hours. The minimum number of semester hours in all courses (major and non-major) for the major in Modern Languages – French Track is 120.
MINOR – A minor in French requires 18 semester hours above the 199 level.
COLLATERAL – A collateral in French requires 12 semester hours above the 199 level and completion of 202 in two modern languages.
Interested in the French program? Click here to learn about our courses and requirements!
The Spanish track offers a Major, Minor, or Collateral for students!
The minimum number of semester hours required in major courses for a major in Modern Languages – Spanish Track is 33. The minimum number of semester hours in all courses (major and nonmajor) required for the major in Modern Languages – Spanish Track is 120.
MINOR – A minor in Spanish requires 18 semester hours above the 199 level.
COLLATERAL – A collateral in Spanish requires 12 semester hours above the 199 level and completion of 12 semester hours including the completion of 202 in two modern languages.
Interested in the Spanish program? Click here to learn about our courses and requirements!
Bonjour! ¡Hola! Hallo! Students at FMU have many opportunities learn beyond the classroom! Study French culture and cuisine beneath the Eiffel Tower, embrace the Spanish culture abroad, or at a number of different locations!. FMU offers many ways to apply your knowledge of Modern Languages both locally and abroad. Check out out International Studies programs below and start your Modern Languages adventure today!
Modern Languages in the News
Modern Languages at Francis Marion is always on the move and continually impacting campus life. Below are recent articles that feature Modern Languages and what we do at FMU! Click any of the button to read all about us!