About The French Program

The French Program at Rutgers University–Camden offers the small setting of a liberal arts program along with the resources and affordability of a “public ivy-league”school. Its distinguished faculty provide a wide range of courses and programs covering all aspects of French language, literatures and cultures.

Contact Us

Jean-Louis Hippolyte
hippolyt@camden.rutgers.edu
311 N. Fifth Street, Armitage Hall, Room 471
Camden, NJ
(856) 225-2806

 Our program offers courses designed for students with three complementary goals:

1. Learn

2. Discover

3. Understand

Joint Majors
The French program at Rutgers-Camden encourages joint majors with other liberal arts departments or with a business program. For advising, please contact Dr. Jean-Louis Hippolyte.

Teacher Certification
French majors may obtain teacher certification through the Rutgers-Camden Institute for Effective Education: https://iee.camden.rutgers.edu

Honors Program
Qualified students may enroll by invitation in the departmental honors program based on overall GPA and academic performance in the major: https://honors.camden.rutgers.edu

Why Study french

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 1-in-5 people, or 47 million U.S. residents age 5 and older, spoke a language other than English at home at the turn of the 21st century.

Learn more about why French matters.