2016-17 Catalog

Publication date June 2016

French Education Minor (Early Adolescence-Adolescence Certification)

(Teacher certification program: early adolescence-adolescence)

27 credits

Communication category9
Visual Encounters
Sound, Speech, and Proficiency
French for Professional Communication
Culture category3
Select one of the following:
France and the Francophone World 1
Perspectives on French Civilization
French without Borders
Connections category3
Select one of the following:
Exploring the Story
French Cinema
French Literary Voices in English 1
Studies in French/Francophone Literature
Electives6
Select two of the following if not previously taken towards the above categories:
France and the Francophone World 1
Exploring the Story
Practice in Translation
Perspectives on French Civilization
French without Borders
French Cinema
French Literary Voices in English 1
National/International Intern Program
Independent Study
Independent Study
Study Abroad Practicum: Journaling
or approved study abroad credit
Language education6
MLG 406Language Assessment and Testing3
MLG 474Teaching World Languages: From Early Adolescence to Adolescence (for secondary licensure in French for EA-A candidates with other licensure majors)3
Total Credits33
1

FRE 220 or FRE 395 may count toward the minor, but not both.

Study abroad requirement:
  1. All students should consult with their advisor in French regarding specific requirements for study abroad.
  2. All French education minors are required to complete an approved foreign language immersion experience of at least 14 weeks (one semester).
  3. Students are required to complete FRE 300, FRE 301, FRE 307, and one course listed under Culture before studying abroad.  Up to 9 credits may be taken abroad at a site approved by the Department of Modern Languages, or on approved faculty-led programs.
  4. Only electives category may be taken abroad.
  5. Students must take INS 251 during their study abroad program.
Proficiency requirement:

Prior to student teaching, teacher candidates are required to

  1. Demonstrate proficiency with an "Intermediate High" rating on the American Council Teaching of Foreign Languages Oral Proficiency test in French (ACTFL-OPIc) and
  2. Demonstrate proficiency with an "Intermediate High" rating on the American Council Teaching of Foreign Languages Written Proficiency test in French (ACTFL-WPT internet)
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