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Secondary Education - French (Fall 2008)

Effective Fall 2008

A total of 120 credits is required for a bachelor of science in education with a specialization in French. Required courses include:


Required Linguistics (3 Credits) - choose one of the following three courses

10.401 Advanced French

20.311 Structure of the English Language

20.411 Modern Linguistic Theory

Required Core Courses (27 Credits)

10.203 French III

10.204 French IV (Offered Fall Semester Only)

10.205 Applied Phonetics and Pronunciation

10.206 Structure of the French Language.

10.207 Conversation: French Daily Life and Customs

10.211 Foundations. Of French Culture and Civilization

10.402 Contemporary Issues in Francophone media

10.422 Masterpieces of French Literature

10.423 Black Franco Phone Writers and Culture

Electives (6 credits) - choose from the following:

10.281/9 Special Topics
10.290 French Studies Abroad
10.295 Art and Culture of France
10.309 Commercial French I
10.331 Selected 20th Century Writers
10.401 Advanced French Language (3 credits if not chosen for Linguistics)
10.409 Commercial French II
10.490 Independent Study in French

Secondary Education

16.350 Foreign Language Methodology and Research

Choose one of the following three courses:

60.204 Educational Computing and Technology
60.350 Instructional Design Systems
60.351 Virtual Learning Communities

60.206 Teachers, Schools and Society

60.251 Psychological Foundations of Education.

60.291 Principles of Teaching

60.311 Classroom Measurement and Assessment

Choose one of the following two courses:

60.393 Social Foundations of Education
60.406 Multicultural Education

60.497 Teaching in Education: First Experience

60.498 Teaching in Education: Second Experience

General Education

Among 53 credits of general education courses, the following are required:

20.101 Composition I

20.201 Composition II or a writing intensive course chosen from the following:

20.131 The Bible as Literature
20.151 Introduction to Literature
20.152 Literature and Society
20.156 Popular Literature
20.226 European Literature I
20.227 European Literature II
20.236 American Literature I
20.237 American Literature II
20.246 British Literature I
20.247 British Literature II
20.256 Non-Western Literature I
20.257 Non-Western Literature II

Choose one of the following two courses

25.103 Public Speaking
25.104 Interpersonal Communication

A mathematics course

46.200 Principles of Cultural Anthropology

48.101 General Psychology

48.212 Adolescent. Psychology

70.101 Introduction to Exceptional Individuals

Among courses chosen to meet humanities requirement, three departments must be represented from Art and Art History, Communication Studies and Theatre Arts, English, Languages and Cultures, Music History, and Philosophy. Among natural sciences and mathematics requirements, three departments must be represented from Biological and Allied Health Sciences, Chemistry; Geography and Geosciences; Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics, and Physics and Engineering Technology.