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Welcome to the French and Francophone Studies Program

Why study French at Virginia Tech?

  • Exceptionally high quality Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts programs.
  • One of the larger undergraduate French programs in the United States.
  • Personal attention from professors who regularly produce scholarly articles, books, and presentations at national and international conferences.
  • Ability to combine French with a large variety of other disciplines.

We combine the best of both large and small institutions! 


French faculty Dr.s Dickow, Noirot, and Watson


French faculty Drs. Mishra, Johnson, and Shryock

  The French Program The French major & minor Study abroad and internships Faculty Courses Why study French? Quoi de nuef? Extracurricular activities Graduate study Links

Contact Information

Program Director: 
Dr. Corinne Noirot, Ph.D., Docteur ès Lettres
Foreign Languages and Literatures (MC0225)
Major Williams Hall
Virginia Tech


Scholarships are available for French majors! Please apply. Click here for details.

Summer study in Paris with Virginia Tech in 2016. Earn six credits. Open to all students. More info: Paris program.

Summer study in Senegal with Virginia Tech in 2016. Earn six-nine credits. Open to all students. More info: Senegal program.