Students develop language skills and cultural awareness and acquire the pedagogical background necessary to teach French in grades 7-12 in New York state. For additional information, visit the Modern Languages Department.
French in the elementary school
(Note: French adolescence education majors are eligible for French K-6 extension by taking ICC 324 Foreign Language for the Elementary School)
Middle school teacher
High school teacher
A. Required French courses:
33 credit hours of FRE courses at 300-level or above, including FRE 353. At least 15 credit hours must be from the following group of courses focusing on literature and culture: Note: At least six credit hours must be at the 400-level or above.
Requirements for student teaching: 2.5 grade point average overall; 2.5 grade point average in required professional course work; 2.7 grade point average in major course work; 24 credit hours of FRE courses; grade of B or better in FL Methods block; passing score on LAST. Grade point averages are figured with all major and/or professional courses taken to date, even if not required prior to student teaching.