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Undergraduate Bulletin 2010-2011 [Archived Catalog]

French with Teacher Certification (B.A.)


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Program: B.A. with Teacher Certification
Department of International Language and Culture Studies
College of Arts and Sciences

Liberal Arts Building 267 ~ 260-481-6836 ~ www.ipfw.edu/ilcs


The student lerning outcomes for the degree are as follows:

  • Acquire a broad foundation in language, literature, culture and a knowledge of current methodologies in foreign language pedagogy;
  • Achieve the ACTFL intermediate-high level in speaking, demonstrate the ability to recognize and analyze grammatical and usage errors in own and others’ writing;
  • Develop an increased understanding of what it means to belong to a culture and awareness of how culture affects other interconnected issues of identity;
  • Demonstrate the ability to think critically about these issues and how they shape intercultural communication. 

Students pursuing a French major for the B.A. with teacher certification must fulfill the requirements of IPFW (see Part 8 ) and the College of Arts and Sciences (see Part 4 ) and satisfactorily complete the requirements of the major, given below.

Prior to your junior year, the School of Education requires that you successfully complete EDUA F300, EDUC W200/M101, and EDUC K201 and the Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST) before admission to the teacher education program. The PRAXIS II Specialty Area Exam must be completed before or during the student-teaching semester, normally in your senior year.

IPFW General Education Requirements


Area I—Linguistic and Numerical Foundations Credits: 9


Area II—Natural and Physical Sciences Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

Area III—The Individual, Culture, and Society Credits: 6


Area IV—Humanistic Thought Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

  • Additional credits in Area IV: 3

Area V—Creative and Artistic Expression Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

Area VI—Inquiry and Analysis (not in FREN) Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

College of Arts and Sciences Requirements (25–29 credits)


English Writing Credits: 0


  • (requirement is satisfied by ILCS I300, listed below)
  • Additional Foreign Language Requirements


    Distribution (not in FREN)


    • Requirements in Arts and Sciences Part C Credits: 9

    Cultural Studies


    • Requirements in Arts and Sciences Part D Credits: 6

    Core and Concentration (Major) Courses


    • Credits in 300-level French language courses Credits: 6
    • Credits in 300-level French literature courses Credits: 6
    • Credits in 400-level French and francophone civilization courses (F463 or F464) Credits: 3
    • Additional credits in 400-level French courses Credits: 9

    Professional Education


    Prior to being admitted to the teacher education program, you must complete the Initial Requirement courses and pass the PPST.

    Student Teaching


    Middle School Certification (Recommended)


    General Elective Courses


    • Sufficient additional credits, if necessary, to bring the total to 124.

    Total Credits: 124-130


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