Prospective students interested in applying to the Department of French, Italian, and Classical Studies should visit Admissions to begin and complete the process. There are no additional steps required for admission to the department. Prospective students and their families are welcome to visit during regularly-scheduled hours. Visits may be coordinated through the Office of Admissions, or by contacting the Department office at 513-529-1480.
Matriculated students who are interested in learning a new language and have never had previous study in that language may register for the language course beginning at the 101 level and work their way through the normal language progression of 101-102-201-202.
Matriculated students who have had previous knowledge of a language and wish to continue study in that language should take a placement test so they may be accurately placed into a course and continue where their previous knowledge of the language was left off. Please click the language below to for specific placement instructions regarding the language you wish to continue in:
- Advising and Placement for French
- Advising and Placement for Italian
- Advising and Placement for Latin
- Students who have had previous knowledge of Ancient Greek and wish to continue study in that language should talk with the department advisor to be placed in the course best suited to specific language proficiency.
Matriculated students who have met several criteria are eligible to apply for the combined bachelor’s/master’s degree program.
Application review for Fall admission begins in January every year. To be guaranteed consideration, your complete application must be received by January 15. In addition to an online application, applicants to the Master’s in French must submit a CV, a statement of purpose, a writing sample in French (5-10 pages), and two letters of recommendation. International applicants must also include official results of the TOEFL or other approved English-language test.
Please direct any questions about the graduate program to Dr. Audrey Wasser.