World Language and Cultures Education (K-12)

Major in French (K-12), German (K-12), or Spanish (K-12) with a Co-Major in K-12 World Language and Cultures

Note: A Co-major cannot be a stand-alone major.

Note: Students wishing to be licensed to teach World Language and Cultures K-12 in the state of Minnesota must demonstrate advanced level speaking proficiency (as defined in the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages [ACTFL] Proficiency Guideline) in both English and in the target language.

Blocks 1, 2, 3 and 4 as listed at the beginning of this section

Plus Block 3 curriculum and instruction special methods course and field experience III:

  • EDUC 380 Curriculum and Methods for World Language and Cultures (K-12) (4 credits)
  • EDUC 347 Field Experience III: World Language and Cultures (0 credit)

Plus:

World Languages candidates must arrange to pass the Oral Proficiency Interview (based on ACTFL Guidelines).  For information regarding this, contact the Director of Field and Clinical Practice in the Department of Teacher Education.

Plus a major in French, German, or Spanish:

French

28 credits numbered FREN 300 and above with a minimum of six credits in each of the following areas:

  • Oral and Written Language
  • Culture/Civilization
  • Literature

 

German

  • 28 credits numbered GERM 300 and above with a minimum of six credits in each of the following areas:
  • Oral and Written Language
  • Culture/Civilization
  • Literature

Plus:

  • HIST - Four credits in modern European history

Spanish

32 credits numbered SPAN 300 and above.  All students must take SPAN 300, 301, and SPAN 305, plus 20 additional credits following the requirements for either the Cultural and Literary Studies concentration or the Linguistics and Applied Language Studies concentration.   Please consult the "Major in Spanish" section of the catalog for more details.

Note: Course numbers do not necessarily appear in block sequence.