2016-17 Catalog

Publication date June 2016

German Studies Education Minor (Early Adolescence-Adolescence Certification)

(Teacher certification programs: early adolescence-adolescence)

24 credits

Bridge course:
GER 300Advanced German3
300 level courses:
Language:
Select two of the following:6
German Conversation and Composition
German Grammar and Composition
German Conversation and Phonetics
Culture/civilization:
GER 320German Civilization: 1870-Reunification3
or GER 321 German Civilization: 1989-Present
Literature:
GER 301An Introduction to German Literature3
Electives:
Select one German elective at the 300/400 level. Electives may be taken abroad. 13
Language education:
MLG 406Language Assessment and Testing3
MLG 474Teaching World Languages: From Early Adolescence to Adolescence (for secondary licensure in German for EA-A candidates with other licensure majors)3
Total Credits24
1

 excluding GER 398 and GER 399. A maximum of 6 units from GER 326, GER 327, GER 328, and/or GER 329 .

Study abroad requirement:
  1. All students should consult with their advisor in German regarding specific requirements for study abroad.
  2. All German studies education minors are required to complete an approved foreign language immersion experience of at least 14 weeks (one semester).
  3. All German studies education EA-A minors are required to complete GER 300 before studying abroad.
  4. All German studies education minors 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 German (ACTFL-OPIc) and
  2. Demonstrate proficiency with an "Intermediate High" rating on the American Council Teaching of Foreign Languages Written Proficiency test in German (ACTFL-WPT internet).
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