The minor in Secondary Education leads to Initial Licensure for Teachers of Foreign Languages Grades 5-12. The Department requires that prior to student teaching, the students must have taken all of the education courses, MLLI 350 Romance Linguistics, and nine (9) of the advanced language courses required for the major.
For both academic and practical reasons, Modern Language majors with a concentration in Spanish or in French are encouraged to achieve proficiency in a second foreign language.
1. General Education Requirements (11 courses)
2. Modern Language major requirements with a concentration:
Core Requirement (one course):
MLLI 350 Romance Linguistics
Concentration in one of the following (11 courses):
3. Education Minor Requirements:
EDUC 200 Education in American Society with Field Study I
EDUC 318 Professional Preparation and Field Study II: Methods, Special Education, and Technology for Modern Languages, Grades 5-12 (Credit - two course credits).
EDUC 421 Student Teaching Practicum and Seminar I: Modern Languages Grades 5-12 (Credit - two course credits).
EDUC 422 Student Teaching Practicum and Seminar II: Modern Languages Grades 5 - 12 (Credit - two course credits).
PSYC 200 Psychology of Development (Gen. Ed. Goal 9)
For further information on teacher education, please visit the Education Department's Web site.