French 7-12, B.S.

World Languages and Literatures |View/Print PDF

The program outline and graduation requirements are listed below.  In addition, free electives are selected to reach 120 credits overall and a 2.7 cumulative GPA is required for graduation.

The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers:  https://www.southernct.edu/academics/world-languages-and-literatures/programs 

This program is an education preparation program.  Please consult the College of Education page for more information about the college admission requirements.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 

All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements.  Detailed information on these requirements is published in this section of the catalog: https://catalog.southernct.edu/undergraduate/general-information/lep.html

Writing courses are not additional course requirements, course sections that meet this requirement are designated with a ‘W’ on the class schedule.  Courses in the major and/or cognate may also be used to satisfy LEP requirements where noted below (*).

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (65 Credits)

French Requirements (30 Credits)
30 Credits in French 

Education Requirements (35 Credits)
EDU 316 - Child Development and Psychology for Educators
EDU 413
 – Secondary Education
EDU 471 - Supporting English Learners for School Success (formerly IDS 471)
RDG 470 - Literacy in the Content Areas (formerly IDS 470)
SED 482 – Teaching Exceptional Students in the Secondary Education Classroom
WLL 211 – Introduction to Linguistics
WLL 403 - Introduction to Second Language Acquisition (T3)*

A minimum passing score of 'Advanced Low' is required on the ACTFL OPI and WPT prior to student teaching. 

WLL 452 – Secondary School Student Teaching
WLL 453 – Student Teaching Seminar
WLL 491 – Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages at Secondary School

Non-Course Requirements:
Module 1: Behavioral Difficulties (Social and Emotional Development)
Module 2: Dyslexia Required

COGNATE REQUIREMENTS (12 Credits)

EDU 200 – Teachers, Schools and Societies ('C' or better) (T2CC)*
HIS 110 or HIS 111 – United States History I or II (T2AE)*
SHE 203 – School Health ('C' or better) (T2MB)*

Select 3 credits of World Literature from:

  • LIT 326 — Dante and His Times
  • LIT 328 — Literature of Medieval Europe
  • LIT 330 — Renaissance in Europe 1350-1650
  • LIT 338 — Russian Novel of the 19th Century
  • LIT 342 — Dostoyevsky
  • LIT 346 — Russian Short Story
  • LIT 348 — Modern Literature and Other Arts
  • LIT 354 — European Novel and Short Story 1945 to Present
  • LIT 370 — Contemporary French Novel
  • LIT 374 — Modern German Literature
  • LIT 382 — Contemporary Latin American Literature
  • LIT 406 — Classical Drama
  • LIT 488 — Seminar in World Literature