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College of Education: Modern Languages Education Curriculum

Secondary education programs are offered in French, German,  Spanish. Total hours required for the modern languages education curriculum range from 120-123 credits.

Professional Education Requirements

EDST 2450 3
EDST 2480 4
EDEX 2484 3
ITEC 2360 3
EDST 3000 6
EDST 3550 2
EDSE 3276 3
EDSE 4276 3
EDSE 4500 15

Modern Language Secondary Education programs require that all candidates score at the Advanced Low level or higher on the American Council of Teachers of Foreign Language Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI), as well as on the Writing Proficiency Test (WPT) in their language major/the language they intend to teach. In order to be admitted to the Methods II course, students must demonstrate having attained a rating of at least the Advanced Low proficiency level on the OPI and the WPT. Post-baccalaureate teacher certification program students must score at these levels prior to admission to Modern Language Secondary Education programs. Given these requirements, it is important that students take advantage of study abroad experiences that will assist them in reaching high levels of second language proficiency. For information on UW study abroad opportunities, contact the International Programs office at 766-3677, or consult their web site at www.uwyo.edu/intprograms.

With Concurrent Major in French

The major consists of at least 33 hours beyond FREN 2030. Students who have taken French in high school should consult the Department of Modern and Classical Languages about proper placement. FREN 1010, 1020, and 2030 do not count toward the major; however, these courses may need to be taken as prerequisites.

French Major Content

FREN 2040 3
FREN 2130 or 3110
3
FREN 2140 3
FREN 3005 1
FREN 3050 3
FREN 3060 3
FREN 4100 3
FREN 4110 3
FREN elective (above 2030)
3
FREN electives (above 4000) 3
Other Required Courses (24 hours)
COJO 1010 or THEA 1100 3
EDCI 4761
3
EDCI 4350 3
EDCI 4450 3

French (FREN) or courses related to the history, art and political science of the francophone world, in consultation with your academic advisor. [In addition to other required course work.] For those who wish to complete the ESL Endorsement, six of these hours can be earned by taking EDCI 5430 and EDCI 5440, or through study abroad in a French-speaking country (12)

With Concurrent Major in German

The major consists of at least 33 hours beyond GERM 2030. Students who have taken German in high school should consult the Department of Modern and Classical Languages about proper placement. GERM 1010, 1020, and 2030 do not count toward the major; however, these courses may need to be taken as prerequisites.

GERM 2040 3
GERM 2140 3
GERM 3050 3
GERM 4100 3
GERM 4110 3
GERM elective (above 2030)
3
GERM electives (above 3000) 15
Other Required Courses:
COJO 1010 or THEA 1100 3
EDCI 4761
3
EDCI 4350 3
EDCI 4450 3

German (GERM) or courses related to the history, art and political science of the German-speaking world, in consultation with your academic advisor. [In addition to other required course work.] For those who wish to complete the ESL Endorsement, six of these hours can be earned by taking EDCI 5430 and EDCI 5440, or through study abroad in a German-speaking country (12)

With Concurrent Major in Spanish

The major consists of at least 34 hours beyond SPAN 2030. Students who have taken Spanish in high school should consult the Department of Modern and Classical Languages about proper placement. SPAN 1010, 1020, and 2030 do not count toward the major; however, these courses may need to be taken as prerequisites.

SPAN 2040 3
SPAN 2140 3
SPAN 3050 3
SPAN 3060 3
SPAN 3080 or 4070
3
SPAN 3100 3
SPAN 3120 3
SPAN 4080 3
SPAN 4090 or 4310
3
SPAN electives (above 3000)
6
Other Required Courses:
COJO 1010 or THEA 1100 3
EDCI 4761
3
EDCI 4350 3
EDCI 4450 3

Spanish (SPAN) or Chicano Studies (CHST) or courses related to the history, art and political science of the Spanish-speaking world, in consultation with your academic advisor, in addition to other required course work. For those who wish to complete the ESL Endorsement, six of these hours can be earned by taking EDCI 5430 and EDCI 5440, or through study abroad in a Spanish-speaking country (12) 

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