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  Sep 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Secondary Education (6-12), Foreign Language (preK-12)


Program Requirements in Licensure Programs in Secondary Education (6-12)


Program requirements in the licensure programs in Secondary Education include courses subject area requirements, professional studies courses and a major in one or more subject area teaching specialties. The comprehensive listings that follow include all course work necessary to satisfy subject area requirements and professional studies requirements for the Secondary Education (6-12) program.

Preparation Programs in Secondary Education (6-12)


Students who plan to teach at the secondary school level must declare a major in the subject area or areas that they expect to teach, and they additionally complete 30 semester credits of professional education courses required for one of the following endorsement areas of Secondary Education: English, Foreign Language (K-12) (French, German, Spanish, Latin, Chinese), Mathematics, Science (Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics), and Social Studies. Students who complete a licensure program in Secondary Education may apply no more than 30 semester hours in education toward the 120 academic credits required for graduation.

Sequence of Course Requirements in Professional Studies in Secondary Education


This three semester sequence begins in the spring semester of the junior year.

III. Spring of Senior Year (12 Credit Hours)


Total Credits 30


Foreign Language (preK-12)


Students who major in French, German, Hispanic Studies, or Classical Studies/Latin concentration may become certified to teach in preK-12 schools. Students are encouraged to qualify for endorsements in two languages by majoring in one and taking at least an additional 24 hours in a second.

As stated in the description of this catalog for each foreign language major, students are required to take content specific courses to satisfy endorsement regulations for the State of Virginia. The program shall include courses in advanced grammar and composition, conversation, culture and civilization, linguistics and literature. Listed below are the subject area content requirements.

French


  1. A major in French with a minimum of 33 semester hours above the intermediate-202 level.
  2. As a part of or in addition to the major requirements, the program shall include courses in advanced grammar and composition, conversation, culture and civilization, linguistics and literature.

German


  1. A major in German with a minimum of 27 semester hours above the intermediate-202 level.
  2. As a part of or in addition to the major requirements, the program shall include courses in advanced grammar and composition, conversation, culture and civilization, linguistics and literature.

Hispanic Spanish


  1. A major in Hispanic Studies with a minimum of 33 semester hours above the intermediate-202 level.
  2. As a part of or in addition to the major requirements the program shall include courses in advanced grammar and composition, conversation, culture and civilization, linguistics and literature.

Latin


  1. A major in Classical Studies with a concentration in Latin.
  2. At least one course that includes linguistics.