French Language and Literature Degree at San Jose State University

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French Language and Literature Degree

The French Language and Literature college degree track is a field of study focused on the French Language. The French language is a romance language part of the Indo-European language system which descended from Latin along with such languages as Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and other languages from around the globe. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer french language and literature degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the French Language and Literature Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. San Jose State University has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree4
Master's Degree1

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male1
Female4

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Hispanic1
White4

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the French Language and Literature program at San Jose State University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach languages and literature courses in languages other than English. Includes teachers of American Sign Language (ASL). Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

Description

Teach students in one or more subjects, such as English, mathematics, or social studies at the secondary level in public or private schools. May be designated according to subject matter specialty.

Interpreters and Translators

Description

Interpret oral or sign language, or translate written text from one language into another.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, interpreters and translators employment is expected to grow at a rate of 28.7% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
    • Total Employment: 150
    • Average Hourly Rate: $31.96
    • Average Annual Salary: $66480

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering French Language and Literature Programs in California

French Language and Literature programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • French Language and Literature (B)
  • Italian Language and Literature (B)
  • Spanish Language and Literature (B)

West Valley College

Saratoga, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • French Language and Literature (A)
  • Spanish Language and Literature (A)

Foothill College

Los Altos Hills, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • French Language and Literature (A)
  • Spanish Language and Literature (A)

Stanford University

Stanford, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (B,M,D)
  • French Language and Literature (B,M,D)
  • Italian Language and Literature (B,M,D)
  • Spanish Language and Literature (B,M,D)

Chabot College

Hayward, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • French Language and Literature (A)
  • Spanish Language and Literature (A)

California State University - East Bay

Hayward, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • French Language and Literature (B)
  • Spanish Language and Literature (B)

Cabrillo College

Aptos, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • French Language and Literature (A)
  • Spanish Language and Literature (A)

Mills College

Oakland, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • French Language and Literature (B)
  • Spanish Language and Literature (B)

Saint Marys College of California

Moraga, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • French Language and Literature (B)
  • Italian Language and Literature (B)
  • Spanish Language and Literature (B)

City College of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • French Language and Literature (C,A)
  • Italian Language and Literature (C,A)
  • Spanish Language and Literature (C,A)

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