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Academic Department: World Languages and Cultures
Main Office: FA 101
Phone Ext: 7480
Program Website:
Main Numbers: (415) 457-8811  /  (415) 883-2211
In-depth information about each program is available in the Course Catalog, including program descriptions, faculty lists, degree requirements, and course listings. The Course Catalog is available to view and print in PDF* format.
About the Program

A major reason for studying the French language is the enrichment of one’s intellectual growth in the context of the rest of the world. In learning French one also learns about the culture, philosophy, and civilization of another people, thereby broadening understanding of the world. On the practical side, any field of specialization (journalism, medicine, law, business, teaching) is enhanced if one can speak another language. In California, knowledge of a modern language is now required in many jobs that deal with the public such as Civil Service, social work, nursing, and other service-oriented fields.

Career Options
Diplomatic Service, Editor, Foreign Correspondent, Foreign Service Officer, Hotel Management, Import/Export, International Business, Teacher, Tour Guide, Translator/Interpreter, Travel Agent.

Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution should complete the lower division major requirements and general education pattern for the appropriate transfer institution and major. Exact major requirements for UC and CSU institutions can be found on Please see a counselor for more information as curriculum requirements may vary among transfer universities.

Policy Statement Regarding Sequence of Enrollment in Modern Language Classes
Although students are advised to enroll in language courses sequentially, they will not be precluded from enrolling in lower level language classes after completion of more advanced courses. Students should be aware, however, that units resulting from the lower level courses may not be accepted at transfer institutions as a part of the required transferring units.

A.A. in French
Students may take classes at either campus to fulfill requirements for the major. Please note: Students may choose English 120, 120SL, or 150 to complete the Associate degree. Transfer students, however, are advised to complete English 150.

Department Phone: (415) 485-9480

NameSend EmailOfficePhone
Blusseau, Francoise J AC 231 7356
Buquen, Kenny AC 231 7356
Dunlap, Susan AC 231 7348
Current and Future Courses

TermSection (CRN)CourseDatesDaysTimeCampusRoomInstructor
Fall 2018 80275 FREN 101 - Elementary French I 08/18/18-12/08/18 MW 10:10 AM-12:00 PM KTD LC 086 Buquen, Kenny
80275 FREN 101 - Elementary French I 08/18/18-12/08/18 MW 10:10 AM-12:00 PM KTD LC 086 Dunlap, Susan
80276 FREN 101 - Elementary French I 08/18/18-12/08/18 MW 06:10 PM-08:00 PM KTD AC 248 Blusseau, Francoise
82663 FREN 101 - Elementary French I 08/18/18-12/08/18 TuTh 04:10 PM-06:00 PM KTD AC 248 Buquen, Kenny
80277 FREN 102 - Elementary French II 08/18/18-12/08/18 TuTh 11:10 AM-01:00 PM KTD LC 036 Buquen, Kenny
80279 FREN 203 - Intermediate French III 08/18/18-12/08/18 TuTh 06:10 PM-08:00 PM KTD AC 103 Blusseau, Francoise
Spring 2019 10182 FREN 101 - Elementary French I 01/19/19-05/17/19 TuTh 11:10 AM-01:00 PM KTD AC 102 Buquen, Kenny
12341 FREN 102 - Elementary French II 01/19/19-05/17/19 TuTh 04:10 PM-06:00 PM KTD AC 237 Buquen, Kenny
10187 FREN 204 - Intermediate French IV 01/19/19-05/17/19 TuTh 06:10 PM-08:00 PM KTD AC 238 Blusseau, Francoise