BA in Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures - French Specialization
General requirements for a bachelor's degree: 124 minimum credit hours; overall GPA 2.500; major content GPA 2.500.
|Requirements for a Major: 30 credit hours beyond the FREN 210 level|
|FREN 223||Intermediate French Readings I||3|
|FREN 300||Intermediate French Readings II||3|
|FREN 324||Intermediate Conversation and Composition||3|
|MCLL 351||Linguistics and Foreign Languages||3|
|FREN 505||Advanced French Phonetics||3|
|FREN 525||Advanced French Conversation||3|
|FREN 526||Advanced French Composition and Grammar||3|
|FREN 552||Contemporary French Civilization||3|
|Choose two or three of the following courses for a minimum of 6 credit hours||6|
|Seminar In French|
|Medieval French Literature|
|Renaissance French Literature|
|17th Century French Literature|
|18th Century French Literature|
|19th Century French Literature|
|20th Century French Literature|
|Contemporary French Literature|
|Total Credit Hours||30|
|Choose 16 credit hours (to complete 124 hours) 1||16|
|Total Credit Hours||16|
It is strongly recommended that students specializing in French take courses in related fields such as other foreign languages, art history, English, history and philosophy.
|CI 270||Introduction to the Education Profession 2||3|
|Core I - Fall Only|
|CESP 334||Introduction to Diversity: Human Growth and Development||2|
|CI 320||Introduction to Diversity: Exceptionalities||2|
|CI 321||Introduction to Diversity: Cultural Issues||2|
|CI 325||Instructional Strategies, Assessment and Management: Middle/Secondary General Methods 2||1|
|CI 315||Core I Practicum 2||1|
|Core II - Spring Only|
|CESP 433||Learning Assessment and Evaluation Theory: Evidence-Based Instruction 3||3|
|CI 425E||ISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods I - English 2||2|
|CI 426E||Core II Practicum - English/Language Arts 2||1|
|CI 427||Philosophy, History and Ethics of Education||3|
|Core III - Concurrent Enrollment - Fall Only|
|MCLL 411F||Preteaching Internship PreK-6 2||1|
|MCLL 413F||Preteaching Internship 6-12 2||1|
|MCLL 454F||ISAM: PreK-12 World Languages 2||3|
|CI 417||Instructional Strategies, Assessment and Management: Literacy Strategies in the Content Areas 2||2|
|Core IV - Teaching Internship - Spring Only|
|MCLL 466||Teaching Internship PreK-12 in World Languages 2||12|
|MCLL 455F||Teaching Internship Seminar in World Languages 2||1|
|ACTFL Advisory Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) - Advanced Low level or higher|
|Praxis Content Knowledge Test|
|Total Credit Hours||40|
B- or better.
If preferred, this class can be taken with Core III.
Official Program Transition Point Requirements:
- Admission into teacher education - completed application packet.
- Admission to teacher internship:
- Satisfactory accomplishment of content-area, standard-driven assessments,
- B- or better in all professional teacher education courses, with the exception of a 2.000 grade requirement in CI 519,
- 2.500 GPA (overall, WSU and content), and
- Completed teacher intern application.
- Exit from teacher internship:
- B- or better in all professional courses,
- 2.500 GPA (overall and WSU),
- Successful completion of all degree requirements,
- Final university supervisor evaluation form.
- Degree completion:
- 2.500 GPA (overall and WSU), and
- Meets all degree requirements.
- Licensure recommendation:
- Passes common assessments,
- Passing score on Kansas Performance Teaching Portfolio,
- PLT passed,
- Praxis II content test(s) passed, and
- Licensure application.
Candidates completing this program are eligible to be certified to teach French — grades PreK –12.
Students who plan to teach French should consult with the department’s professor in charge of teacher education early in their college career. In addition to the requirements for specialization, it is recommended that future teachers take courses beyond the general education requirements in other foreign languages, history, art history, English or philosophy. It is also recommended that future French teachers spend at least a summer in a French-speaking country before student teaching.
Requirements for entering this program are:
- Grade point average of 3.000 or higher in French;
- Special departmental approval based on demonstrated proficiency in the use of both oral and written French (based on certification and teacher education regulations issued by the Kansas State Department of Education); and
- The professional foundation courses for education required by the teacher education program (see College of Education).
Native speakers are those who have completed a substantial amount of their education in a French-speaking country. Native speakers of French normally are not permitted to receive credit for 100- or 200-level courses. To complete a specialization, the following are required:
|FREN 300||Intermediate French Readings II||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Linguistics and Foreign Languages|
|Advanced French Composition and Grammar|
|Introduction to Romance Linguistics|
|Select 12 credit hours of upper-division work in French||12|
|Total Credit Hours||18|
These students are advised to consult with a French professor before enrolling in French courses.
High School French
Students who have completed more than two units of high school French should consult with an advisor in the French department before enrolling in French courses.