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Business French

What is Business French?

A business French certificate is designed to provide professionals, executives, business men and women with French language skills for their jobs, for business travel or their professional future. Present and upcoming professionals with careers related to government and/or legal organizations, travel professions, enterprise, public relations, import and export, trade and business management in general have the opportunity to develop business French practices, vocabulary and skills and to acquire an appreciation of French and Francophone cultures needed for their work or their professional future.

Success Factors

Strategies and styles of business negotiations differ from one culture to another. Success as a student requires effective communication skills in French, both oral and written, and an understanding of and appreciation for the cultures of the countries or communities with which one wishes to develop a business relationship.

Career Possibilities

  • International studies/business
  • Communications
  • Global manager
  • Translator
  • International affairs
  • Interpreter
  • Educator
  • Government agencies

Curriculum Guides

Advising

Contact the program director, whose name and information appear at the top of this screen.

UC Advantages and Special Opportunities

Students in McMicken College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) enjoy many benefits afforded through study at a research-extensive institution ranked among the nation's top 25 public research universities. UC's urban, Tristate location offers exciting opportunities for global education, research and service learning, while its student-centered focus includes an 11:1 student-faculty ratio, a nationally recognized Center for Exploratory Studies and a highly successful First Year Experience program that teaches critical skills for first-year students and provides connections with important campus resources.

Special Programs

Study Abroad
The Department of Romance Languages & Literatures strongly encourages students to study abroad. We sponsor a variety of programs of different durations in different countries-- from Mexico and Spain to France, Italy and Brazil. Learn more about Study Abroad.

Freshman Admission Requirements

Students already pursuing a degree in any college at UC can add the certificate to their program. Be sure to submit a declaration of the certificate program using our online form.

In addition, you must meet with the program director so that they are aware that you are pursuing the certificate and can advise you appropriately. Do this early enough to avoid delay in obtaining your certificate.

Students not currently pursuing a degree may declare the certificate after establishing non-matriculated status.

Graduation Requirements

Make sure that you have declared the certificate program online. Next, make sure that the certificate program director is aware of when you are finishing the program. If you are pursuing another bachelor's degree, your certificate will be reviewed at the time that you submit your separate degree application.

Accreditation

The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Quick Facts

Undergraduate Certificate Degree in Business French

Full-Time Program Duration

2 Years

Location

Uptown Campus West

Admission Criteria

Open

Contact

714 Old Chemistry
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0377
Phone: (513) 556-1950
Carl Bryant
Carl.Bryant@uc.edu