Certificate in Translation (French & English)

Why Study French?

Worldwide, French is the most widely taught second language after English because of its importance: only French and English are spoken on all five continents! There are over 77 million first language speakers, as well as 51 million fluent speakers, 61 million occasional speakers and 110 million students of the French language! French is an official language of 54 countries and dozens of international organizations, including the United Nations, the World Trade Organization, the International Red Cross, the International Olympic Committee and Amnesty International.

Course Descriptions from the CSUSB Catalog

Certificates may be earned by regularly matriculated as extended learning students and denote successful completion of a prescribed program of study designed to

  1. Impact specified professional/vocational/career competencies; or
  2. Produce mastery of a sub-field of an academic major (discipline); or
  3. Provide exposure to the range of materials in a traditional or emerging interdisciplinary field. Certain certificate programs contain 600-level courses as requirements and/or electives. These 600-level courses may not be taken by undergraduate students.


Coordinator: Aurora Wolfgang



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