Foreign Language Teaching
Curricula Preparatory to Teach Foreign Languages
Illinois law requires all candidates for licensure in World Languages pass the appropriate language content-area test prior to student teaching, and an oral proficiency test in their content major language prior to licensure.
A student must have at least 2.5 (A+ = 4.0) cumulative and University of Illinois grade point averages to remain in the teaching option. A student must also maintain at least a 2.5 grade point average in all attempts at content area and pedagogy courses taken at the University of Illinois in order to remain in the teaching option.
Prerequisite to application to the Teaching Option
GPA of 2.5 in all content courses in the intended majors of French, German, Latin, Spanish.
General Education Requirements: Students in the Foreign Language Teaching Curricula of French, German, Latin, and Spanish will be expected to complete the Campus General Education requirements (including the campus general education language requirement).
|FLTE 471||Introduction to Second Language Teaching||4|
|FLTE 475||Learning to Teach World Language||4|
|FLTE 478||Secondary World Language Teaching 1||4|
|EPS 201||Foundations of Education||3|
|EPSY 201||Educational Psychology||3|
|SPED 405||General Educator's Role in Special Education||3|
|EDPR 442||Educational Practice in Secondary Education||8|
In the fall semester, students enroll for 3 hours with instruction occurring in the first 10 weeks. In the spring semester, students enroll for 1 hour with instruction occurring in the first 4 weeks.