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French and Italian

Dartmouth Alums With This Major

  • Presidential Teaching Fellow and Senior Resident Assistant, Boston University
    (MA, Dartmouth '00)
  • Founder and Software Engineer, Evolvis Corporation
    (CA, Dartmouth '99)
  • Country Manager, ShopStyle, Sugar Publishing
    (CA, Dartmouth '03)
  • Executive Director, New England Citizens for Right to Work
    (MA, Dartmouth '03)
  • Manager of Publisher Solutions, Google
    (NY, Dartmouth '05)
  • Account Manager, Facebook
    (NY, Dartmouth '05)
  • Manager of Corporate Communications, NFL
    (NY, Dartmouth '06)
  • Associate, J. P. Morgan Securities, Inc.
    (NY, Dartmouth '07)
  • Manager, Membership and Events, Italy-America Chamber of Commerce
    (NY, Dartmouth '99)
  • Teacher, Self-Employed
    (ITALY, Dartmouth '98)
  • Senior Associate, The Parthenon Group
    (MA, Dartmouth '10)

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Major Description

The department offers students a choice between five majors - French, French Studies, Italian, Italian Studies, and Romance Languages (French) - and a broad range of concentrations within these majors such as Medieval and Renaissance Literatures and Cultures; 17th-18th Century Literatures and Cultures; 19th-20th Century Literatures and Cultures; French and Italian Cultural Studies; and Francophone or Italophone Literature.

Skills Acquired

What is this?

  • Critical Thinking
  • Cultural Competency & Adaptability
  • Creativity and Creative Initiative
  • Research Skills
  • Oral & Written Communication

Possible Career Paths

  • Government
  • Arts, Media, Entertainment
  • Industry and Commerce
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Interpretation/Translation
  • Service and Education

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Last Updated: 3/27/13