2017-18 Catalog

Publication date June 2017

French Education Minor (Middle Childhood-Early Adolescence Certification)

(Teacher certification program: middle childhood-early adolescence)

27 credits

Communication category9
Visual Encounters
Sound, Speech, and Proficiency
French for Professional Communication
Culture category 3
Select three credits from the following:
France and the Francophone World 1
Perspectives on French Civilization
French without Borders
Connections category3
Select three credits from the following:
Exploring the Story
French Cinema
French Literary Voices in English 1
Studies in French/Francophone Literature
Electives6
Select six credits from the following electives if not used towards the previous categories:
France and the Francophone World 1
Exploring the Story
Practice in Translation
French Cinema
French Literary Voices in English 1
Studies in French/Francophone Literature
National/International Intern Program
Independent Study
Independent Study
Study Abroad Practicum: Journaling
or approved study abroad credit
Language education6
Introduction to Second Language Acquisition
Teaching World Languages: From Early Childhood to Early Adolescence (for elementary and middle school licensure in a modern language)
Total Credits27
1

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

MC-EA teacher education candidates are encouraged to work toward or complete a French major. Consult with a French education advisor if you plan to major in French education.

Study abroad requirement:
  1. All students should consult with their advisor in French regarding specific requirements for study abroad.
  2. MC-EA program/major candidates are required to complete a minimum of 10 weeks (14 weeks or a full semester are recommended) abroad in a program approved by the Department of Modern Languages; all students must consult with their modern language advisor before committing to a specific study abroad program.
  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. Students must take INS 251 Study Abroad Practicum: Journaling (1 cr.) 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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