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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog | Expires Aug. 2029 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog | Expires Aug. 2029

French Major for Teacher Certification (B.A.)

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The French major prepares students to teach at the secondary or K-12 level. It requires completion of the 30 credit hour major described below, completion of a minor in an approved department and completion of professional development courses in Modern Foreign Languages and in the College of Education  (see College of Education  section of the catalog).

It is strongly recommended that a minimum of 6 credit hours be taken abroad in a country where the language of study is spoken. These 6 credit hours can be taken to fulfill required or elective courses in the major with instructor approval.

All foreign language majors or minors who are candidates for teacher certification at any level must also pass the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) with a minimum rating of Advanced Low.

Core Courses (4 cr)

At least one course from the following:

Additional Electives

Additional credits in FREN courses numbered 300 or greater to total a minimum of 30 credits.

Required Course(s) for Certification

In addition to 30 credits in French, students must complete College of Education Secondary Education courses  and one of the following Language Methods requirements.

Required for secondary certification:

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