Curriculum Preparatory to the Teaching of French

In order to remain in good standing in this program and be recommended for certification, candidates are required to maintain UIUC, cumulative, content area, and professional education, grade-point averages of 2.5 (A= 4.0). Candidates should consult their advisor or the Council on Teacher Education for the list of courses used to compute these grade-point averages.

E-mail: french-italian@illinois.edu

Web address for department: www.frit.illinois.edu

Degree title: Bachelor of Arts in the Teaching of French

Minimum required course work normally equates to 68 hours.  The required coursework could be 16 additional hours, respectively, if the student does not already have the equivalent of 101-102-133-134.  NOTE: FR 299 is strongly recommended.

General education: Consult the Curricula Preparatory to Teaching Foreign Languages.

Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours. Consult the certification officer Council on Teacher Education at 505 East Green Suite 203 for additional information.

Departmental distinction: A student must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average, including a 'Satisfactory' in the teaching practicum; complete two additional advanced-level courses in French or the teaching minor; complete FR 492, and provide two letters of recommendation as evidence of exceptional teaching potential. Consult the teacher education adviser for details.

Professional education courses. (See Foreign Languages- Curricula Preparatory to Teaching Foreign Languages.)29
FR 205Oral French2
FR 207Writing and Grammar Workshop3
FR 208Critical Writing and Reading3
FR 301Medieval and Early Modern Literature3
FR 2103
FR 213French Phonetics2
FR 314Advanced Grammar in Context3
FR 335French Cultural History to 17893
FR 336French Cultural History 1789-19683
Five additional courses in French language, literature, and civilization14
Total Hours68