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French Education, B.A.

Requirements

This four-year degree prepares students to teach French in secondary education settings. It also prepares students to qualify for the Dual Language Immersion (DLI) Endorsement. Students take major courses from the Department of Languages and Cultures and licensure and endorsement courses through the School of Education. This degree requires separate application to the School of Education.

Total Program Credits: 120

Matriculation Requirements:  
  1. ACT exam required (re-take required if score is 7 years or older); composite score of 21 or higher, English 20 or higher, and Math 19 or higher.
  2. GPA of 3.0 or higher with no grade lower than a C in content area courses.
  3. Completion of all General Education requirements and the majority of content area courses.
  4. Pass LiveScan Criminal Background Check.
  5. Exit interview with French Program Director.
  6. Other requirements as determined by the Department of Languages and Cultures
General Education Requirements: 35 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
 or ENGH 1005  Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5)  
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing/Academic Writing and Research 3
Choose one of the following: 4
  MATH 1050 College Algebra (4)  
  MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries (5)  
  MATH 1090 College Algebra for Business  
  MAT 1030 Quantitative Reasoning (3)  
  MAT 1035 Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra (6)  
  STAT 1040 Introduction to Statistics (3)  
  STAT 1045 Introduction to Statistics with Algebra (5)  
Choose one of the following: 3
  HIST 1700 American Civilization (3)  
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877 (3)  
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877 (3)  
  POLS 1000 American Heritage (3)  
  POLS 1100 American National Government (3)  
  HIST 1740 US Economic History (3)  
Complete the following:  
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness 2
or PES 1097 Fitness for Life (2)  
Distribution Courses:  
  Biology 3
  Social/Behavioral Science 3
  Humanities Distribution [non-language courses only] 3
  Physical Science 3
  Biology or Physical Science 3
  Fine Arts Distribution 3
Discipline Core Requirements: 56 Credits
  FREN 3050 Advanced French 3
  FREN 4050 Special Topics in Grammar Usage and Style 3
  FREN 3610 French Literature to 1700 3
  FREN 351G Culture and Civilization to 1700 3
 or FREN 352G Culture and Civilization from 1700 (3)  
  FREN 3620 French Literature from 1700 WE 3
  FREN 4900 French Capstone Seminar 3
  FREN 4100 Teaching French Grammar 3
  LANG 4200 Methods of Teaching a Foreign Language 3
Education Courses:  
  EDEL 1010 Introduction to Education 2
  EDSP 340G Exceptional Students 2
  EDSC 3000 Educational Psychology 3
  EDSC 3250 Instructional Media 2
  EDSC 4200 Classroom Management I 2
  EDSC 4250 Classroom Management II 2
  EDSC 4440 Content Area Literacies 3
  EDSC 445G Multicultural Instruction ESL 3
  EDSC 455G Secondary Curriculum Instruction and Assessment 3
  EDSC 4850 Student Teaching--Secondary 8
  EDSP 4990 Teacher Performance Assessment Project WE 2
Elective Requirements: 29 Credits
14 credits --Any course numbered 1000 or higher 14
Complete 15 credits of upper division (3000-4000 level) French course above 3050 15

 Graduation Requirements:

  1. Complete a minimum of 120 credit hours with a minimum of 40 upper-division credits.
  2. Overall grade of 3.0 (B) or above with no grade lower than a C or better in major required content courses and no grade lower than a B- in Licensure and Methods courses.
  3. Completion of General Education, French core, and elective requirements.
  4. Residency hours--minimum of 30 credit hours through course attendance at UVU, with at least 10 hours earned in the last 45 hours.
  5. Successful completion of at least one Global / Intercultural course.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 Introduction to Writing or Literacies and Composition Across Contexts 3
MAT 1010 Intermediate Algebra (General Elective) 4
American Institutions-AS Refer to GE (POLS 1000, POLS 1100, HIST 1740, or HIST 1700) 3
General Elective   3
HLTH 1100/PES 1097 Personal Health & Wellness or Fitness for Life 2
  Semester total: 15
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing: Humanities/Social Science 3
Quantitative Literacy MAT 1030 or MAT 1035 or MATH 1050 or MATH 1055 or MATH 1090 or STAT 1040 or STAT 1045 3
Science 1 Refer to GE (BB or PP) 3
Social/Behavior Science-SS Refer to GE 3
FREN 3050
Advanced French 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
Humanities Distribution Refer to GE (HH) 3
Physical Science Refer to GE (PP) 3
PHIL 2050/205G Ethics and Values 3
Fine Arts Distribution Refer to GE (FF) 3
FREN 4050 Special Topics in Grammar, Usage, and Style 3
General elective Any course numbered 1000 or higher 1
  Semester total: 16
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
Third Science Distribution Refer to GE (BB or PP) 3
FREN 3610 French Literature to 1700 3
FREN 351G/352G Culture and Civilization to 1700/from 1700 3
FREN elective Upper division (3000-4000 level) 3
FREN elective Upper division (3000-4000 level) 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
General elective Any course numbered 1000 or higher 3
FREN 3620 French Literature from 1700 WE 3
FREN elective Upper division (3000-4000 level) 3
FREN elective Upper division (3000-4000 level) 3
General elective Any course numbered 1000 or higher 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 6 Course Title Credit Hours
EDSP 340G Exceptional Students 2
EDSC 3000 Educational Psychology 3
EDEL 1010 Introduction to Education 2
EDSC 455G Secondary Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment 3
FREN 4100 Teaching French Grammar 3
FREN elective Upper division (3000-4000 level) 3
  Semester total: 16
Semester 7 Course Title Credit Hours
EDSC 3250 Instructional Media 2
EDSC 4200 Classroom Management I 2
EDSC 4440 Content Area Literacies 3
EDSC 445G Multicultural Instruction and ESL 3
FREN 4900 French Capstone 3
LANG 4200 Methods of Teaching a Foreign Language (fall only) 3
  Semester total: 16
Semester 8 Course Title Credit Hours
EDSC 4850 Student Teaching - Secondary 8
EDSC 4250 Classroom Management II 2
EDSC 4990 Teacher Performance Assessment Project WE 2
  Semester total: 12
  Degree total: 120

Department

Languages and Cultures

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