Undergraduate Majors & Minors

Many opportunities for the study of French and Italian await you both here at OSU and in our study abroad programs in France, Canada, and Italy. We hope that you will consider a major or minor in French and/or Italian to enhance your global career opportunities and to increase your ability to communicate with speakers of French and Italian. Please use the tool bar on the right to find more information about the advising, major and minor programs, study abroad information, and opportunities for honors and scholars students. 

Curious how studying French or Italian can improve your studies and future? Check out stories from our alumni in Why Study French or Italian!

Common Double Majors

A double major is a wonderful way to pursue interests in different fields and greatly boost employment prospects. Double majors set candidates apart and make for dynamic thinkers while increasing earning power.

A major in French or Italian pairs well with majors throughout the University, such as PDF icon International Business which requires three semesters of a foreign language and an international experience, with several internship opportunities in France and Italy.

Undergraduate Handbook

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