Jun 26, 2019  
Undergraduate Bulletin 2010-2011 
    
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.

    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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