French Teaching (BS)

Program Requirements

Prerequisites to the Major

Choose 2 - 10 Credit(s).

An introduction, within a cultural context, to the basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Prerequisites: none

Goal Areas: GE-08

An introduction, within a cultural context, to the basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Prereq: FREN 101 or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 101 or equivalent 

Goal Areas: GE-08

Major Common Core

Language - Choose 11 - 21 Credit(s).

Review of grammar and vocabulary. Practice in descriptive, narrative, and expository prose. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

A study of the sound system in French. Intensive oral practice. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

A beginning literature course designed to teach students to read with understanding and critical ability. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Intensive practice in advanced conversational skills. May be repeated for credit. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Systematic review of French grammar. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Literature - Choose 4 - 15 Credit(s).

In-depth study of an author, genre, movement, theme or period. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

A study of the major authors, works and movements of two successive centuries of French literature. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

A study of the major authors, works and movements of two successive centuries of French literature. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

A study of the major authors, works and movements of two successive centuries of French literature. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Civilization - Choose 3 - 4 Credit(s).

Social, political, and economic trends in contemporary France. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Survey of historical, philosophical, literary and artistic development of France from the beginning to the present. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Methods - Choose 8 Credit(s).

Introduction to theory and practice of modern language teaching, including lessons in listening, speaking, reading, writing, vocabulary, and culture. Includes testing, program design, lesson planning, and use of technology. Prereq: Students must demonstrate sufficient language competence in the target language so as to be able to teach courses exclusively in the target language. See content faculty for evaluation. Fall

Prerequisites: Students must demonstrate sufficient language competence in the target language so as to be able to teach courses exclusively in the target language. See content faculty for evaluation. 

A field experience including placement in the secondary level school setting for students earning licensure in modern language teaching. Practicum students work with middle or high school students of French, German, or Spanish. Take concurrently with or following WLC 460.

Prerequisites: none

Introduction to theory and practice of modern language teaching for children grades K-6, including oral language development, second language literacy development, content-based language instruction, and techniques for language immersion programs. Prereq: Students must demonstrate sufficient language competence in the target language so as to be able to teach courses exclusively in the target language. See content faculty for evaluation.

Prerequisites: Students must demonstrate sufficient language competence in the target language so as to be able to teach courses exclusively in the target language. See content faculty for evaluation. 

A field experience including placement in the elementary level school setting for students earning licensure in modern language teaching. Practicum students work with elementary school students in French, German, or Spanish. Take concurrently with or following WLC 462.

Prerequisites: none

Major Restricted Electives

Choose 1 Credit(s).

Grammar review, oral practice, written composition and development of reading and listening skills within a cultural context. Prereq: One year university French or equivalent

Prerequisites: One year university French or equivalent 

Goal Areas: GE-08

Grammar review, oral practice, written composition and development of reading and listening skills within a cultural context. Prereq: FREN 201 or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201 or equivalent 

Goal Areas: GE-08

Visits to the major churches, cathedrals, castles, monuments, museums and neighborhoods in and around Paris. Prereq: FREN 101, 102, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 101, FREN 102, or equivalent 

Practice in intermediate-level conversational skills. Prereq: FREN 101, 102, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 101, FREN 102, or equivalent 

Introduction to contemporary French civilization. Prereq: FREN 101, 102, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 101, FREN 102, or equivalent 

Preparation for study in France.

Prerequisites: none

Systematic development of conversational idiom and vocabulary. Intensive work on pronunciation. May be taken by majors and minors up to three times. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Topics will vary. Study for credit must be approved by the department prior to departure. Prereq: FREN 101, 102, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 101, FREN 102, or equivalent 

Topics will vary.

Prerequisites: none

Systematic review of French vocabulary. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Review of grammar and vocabulary. Practice in descriptive, narrative, and expository prose. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Systematic review of French grammar. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Social, political, and economic trends in contemporary France. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Visits to the major churches, cathedrals, castles, monuments, museums and neighborhoods in and around Paris. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Practice in descriptive and narrative prose. Acquisition of grammatical structures and vocabulary beyond the intermediate sequence. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Practice in conversational skills. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Introduction to contemporary French civilization. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Introduction to basic concepts associated with French business practices. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Development of listening comprehension and pronunciation through the use of tapes, videos, films, compact discs, and other recorded materials. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

A study of the sound system in French. Intensive oral practice. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

A beginning literature course designed to teach students to read with understanding and critical ability. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Intensive practice in advanced conversational skills. May be repeated for credit. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Topics will vary. Study for credit must be approved by the department prior to departure. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent

Survey of historical, philosophical, literary and artistic development of France from the beginning to the present. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Systematic review of French grammar. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Study of current vocabulary, terminology and practices used in the business world. Study of developments affecting the French business, industrial and agricultural communities. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Study of France's position in the European Economic Community and of the development of French business law with emphasis on the obligations and rights of business people, the classification and organization of the various types of companies, the emission of contracts and other documents. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Visits to the major churches, cathedrals, castles, monuments, museums and neighborhoods in and around Paris. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent

Practice in advanced conversation skills. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

In-depth study of different aspects of contemporary French civilization. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

In-depth study of an author, genre, movement, theme or period. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

A study of the major authors, works and movements of two successive centuries of French literature. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

A study of the major authors, works and movements of two successive centuries of French literature. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

A study of the major authors, works and movements of two successive centuries of French literature. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Topics will vary. Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent

Topics will vary. Study for credit must be approved by the department prior to departure. FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Prereq: FREN 201, 202, or equivalent

Prerequisites: FREN 201, FREN 202, or equivalent 

Other Graduation Requirements

See the Secondary 5-12 & K-12 Professional Education section of the undergraduate catalog for admission requirements for professional education and for a list of required professional education courses.