2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 11, 2019  
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived]

Language Studies–Teaching Major


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(31 semester hours)

Students should be familiar with the requirements for admission to the Teacher Education Program and the teaching curriculum. Refer to the College of Education and the Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Media Technology sections in this Catalog.

Required Courses:


Follow the requirements for elected concentration area.

An applied experience component within the 30 hours. Must consist of at least 6 hours of 300/400-level course work taken in study abroad.
 
A minimum 2.5 grade point average for all course work required in the major.
 
Note: Students who enter with a strong language background are eligible to receive credit by examination through various sources such as the University’s placement test or CLEP tests for beginning and intermediate level credit, and the ACTFL test for advanced level credit.

Concentration in Spanish Teaching (24 semester hours)*:


Indiana Teaching licensure recommendation is based on achieving intermediate high language proficiency in accordance with ACTFL standards. In some cases, a student may require more course work to achieve the proficiency required for licensure.
 
*Six hours of the 300/400 level Spanish teaching courses maybe fulfilled by six hours of study abroad.

Concentration in World Languages (24 semester hours)


Indiana Teaching licensure recommendation is based on achieving intermediate high or mid language proficiency in accordance with ACTFL standards, depending upon the language. In some cases, a student may require more coursework to achieve the proficiency required for licensure. 
 
Students should be aware that in the case of less commonly taught languages some courses may not be routinely available on campus. Credit can be earned via appropriate study abroad or transfer work.
 

Electives (18 hours):


300/400-level course work to include 6 hours of culture, 3 hours of literature, 3 hours of advanced grammar and 3 hours of oral communication.

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