2019-20 Academic Catalog 
    
    Apr 02, 2020  
2019-20 Academic Catalog

Foreign Language, BA, Concentration: French Teaching


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About the Program


Apply Now A major in Foreign Language fosters a deep understanding of other cultures, languages, and literatures. It prepares students to play an active role in today’s globalizing world. Students in this major learn new languages, explore fascinating cultures, and come to know other societies firsthand through study abroad programs. They gain linguistic skills and cultural sensitivity that make them highly competitive in the global marketplace.

Degree Requirements


  • 123 Credit Hours
  • Minimum grade of B- required for EDCI 30900, EDCI 32300, EDCI 34200, EDCI 35500, EDCI 36600, and EDCI 37000; minimum grade of C required for EDPS 22000, EDPS 26000, EDPS 28500, and all other required courses
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0 required for graduation
  • Certain courses may only be available at one campus location

PNW General Education Core (30 Credits)


Major Core (45 Credits)


Students must take fifteen (15) courses to fulfill this requirement including the following nine (9) courses, two (2) French Literature courses, one (1) French Culture course, one (1) French Civilization course, and two (2) French Electives.

French Literature

French Culture

French Civilization

French Electives - choose two:

Total 123 Credits Required


Degree Map


Requirements


Minimum Grade and Grade Point Average (GPA):  Minimum grade of B- required for EDCI 30900, EDCI 32300, EDCI 34200, EDCI 35500, EDCI 36600, and EDCI 37000; minimum grade of C required for EDPS 22000, EDPS 26000, EDPS 28500, and all other required courses; 2.0 GPA

Experiential Learning (EL):  One EL course required.  EL courses are noted by (e) next to the course title.

General Education Core:  General Education notations can be found within the course description.  Please click on a course to see if it meets a Gen Ed requirement.

Milestone Courses noted by (m) next to the course title have been identified as being critical to your success in this field of study. 

Courses that are only offered on one campus will be noted by an (H) for Hammond, or (W) for Westville.

Please see the Additional Information and Guidelines section below for more information.

Semester 4 (18 Credits)


Semester 5 (18 Credits)


  • French Requirement (See Note 3)
  • French Requirement (See Note 3)
  • French Requirement (See Note 3)
  • French Requirement (See Note 3)
  • French Requirement (See Note 3)
  • French Requirement (See Note 3)

Semester 8 (9 Credits)


Additional Information and Guidelines


Note 1:

  • Aesthetics – Choose one (1) course from: AD 25500, MUS 25000, ENGL 31900, ENGL 28600, COM 34300, THTR 20100
  • History – Choose one (1) course from: HIST 10400, HIST 11000, HIST 15100, HIST 15200
  • Philosophy – Choose one (1) course from: PHIL 10600, PHIL 11000, PHIL 11100

Note 2: Admission to Gate 2 courses (EDCI 35500) requires application screening by the Department of Teacher Preparation advisor. Courses marked with (f) required field observations. Students may not receive less than B- in professional education courses.

Note 3: French Requirement – Must take 11 courses from the following:

  • FR 26100 (H), 36500 (H), 46100 (H), 46500 (H), and 51100 (H)
  • Two French Literature FR 40500 (H) and 40600 (H) (or 39000 (H) or 49000 (H))
  • One course in French Culture - FR 58100 (H)
  • One course in French Civilization - FR 45000 (H)
  • Two French Electives – Choose two from: FR 30700 (H), FR 39000 (H), FR 49000 (H), or FR 51500 (H)

Note 4: Admission to Gate 3 and beyond requires Admission to Teacher Preparation program and passing of state licensure exams.

Resources


The 8 semester plan of study is a recommended sequence of classes designed to show how this program can be completed within four years.

Visit the 15 to Finish website for information and resources.

For career information, click here to visit the Careers and Employment Trends page.

For Financial Aid eligibility, click here. Annual FAFSA filing deadline is March 10. Financial Aid recipients are required to complete 30 credits per calendar year to stay eligible for the standard financial aid award.

Financial Guarantee: If you follow the degree map and find a course unavailable, you may be able to take the course for free in a future semester.  Certain exclusions apply. 

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