French Major (B.A.)(Combined B.A./M.A.T. with Teacher Certification in French (Preschool - 12) and Teacher of Students with Disabilities)

The Dual Degree Dual Certification program is a 5-year program that leads to teacher certification in French, teacher certification in Teacher of Students with Disabilities, a baccalaureate degree and a master’s degree. Interested students must apply to and be admitted to the Teacher Education Program as an undergraduate. Students must successfully complete the undergraduate portion of the program in order to be admitted to the Graduate School and complete the one-year master’s portion of the program.

Please visit the Teacher Education Program website for the required undergraduate professional sequence of courses, overall course outline, and other important Program requirements, guidelines, and procedures. Students also are strongly advised to review the Teacher Education Program Handbook.

120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 3.0 overall GPA.  Major GPA requirements differ depending on field of study. Consult the Teacher Education Program Handbook for more information.

Program Requirements

Requirements for the graduate portion of this dual degree program can be found here.

Students must complete General Education requirements and World Languages and Cultures Requirements.

Major Requirements 

Required Courses
FREN 203Mastering French3
FREN 204French Stylistics and Composition3
FREN 205Perfecting French Pronunciation3
FREN 206French Conversation3
FREN 210Reading and Writing about Literature in French3
FREN 270The Art of Writing in French3
FREN 286French Film3
or FREN 289 Francophone Film
FREN 302Inventing France: From the Gauls to the Revolution3
FREN 304French Civilization from Napoleon to World War II3
FREN 325Structure of the French Language3
FREN 350Translation I3
FREN 360France from World War II to the Present3
FREN 410Advanced French Grammar3
FREN 418Theories and Approaches to Teaching French as a Second Language3
Elective Courses
FREN 349Francophone Literature3
or FREN 352 Twentieth Century French Literature
Select one of the following:3
Seventeenth Century French Theater
Mediterranean Civilization and the Origins of French Culture
Eighteenth Century French Theater
Introduction to Women Authors of French-Speaking Africa
Dada And Surrealism
Seventeenth Century French Literature
The French Renaissance
Eighteenth Century French Literature
Nineteenth Century French Literature
Survey of French Poetry
Contemporary French Drama
Development of French Novel to 1900
Explication De Texte
Select one of the following (not previously taken):3
Seventeenth Century French Theater
Eighteenth Century French Theater
Advanced Syntax
Introduction to Women Authors of French-Speaking Africa
French Film
Francophone Film
Dada And Surrealism
Business French I
Advanced Spoken Language Practice
Business French II
Seventeenth Century French Literature
The French Renaissance
Eighteenth Century French Literature
Nineteenth Century French Literature
Survey of French Poetry
Contemporary French Drama
Development of French Novel to 1900
Translation II
Introduction to Consecutive and Simultaneous Interpreting
Seminars
Seminars
Seminars
Explication De Texte
French Study Abroad
Cooperative Education for the French Major
Translation III
Seminars
French Language Workshop
Independent Study
Total Credits51

Teacher Ed Program Requirements (P-12, Bachelors/MAT) 

Teacher Ed Pre-Requisites
EDFD 200Psychological Foundations of Education3
or PSYC 200 Educational Psychology
or FSHD 216 Adolescent Development
SASE 210Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling3
Undergraduate Professional Sequence I
SASE 320Curriculum Design for Inclusive Classrooms3
SASE 321Assessment Practices for Inclusive Classrooms3
SPED 279Foundation and Philosophy of Inclusive Education3
Undergraduate Professional Sequence II
SASE 322Language and Learning in Content Area Teaching3
SPED 469Inclusive Methods for Middle and Secondary Schools3
Undergraduate Professional Sequence III
SPED 483Advanced Inclusive Methods for Middle and Secondary Schools3
SPED 488Promoting Prosocial Behaviors in Inclusive Settings3
Graduate Sequence
SPED 566Creating Curricular Access for Adolescents with Disabilities 13
SPED 586Educational Planning for Adolescents with Disabilities 13
SPED 690Action Research in Inclusive Settings 13
Total Credits36