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Secondary Modern Languages Education – Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Secondary Modern Languages Education – Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Open new doors of opportunity for Wyoming students and help strengthen our state’s economic and cultural connections by teaching middle and high school students a new language. The University of Wyoming Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education Modern Languages Education program well help you become an innovative foreign language educator who speaks, reads, and writes in French, German, or Spanish.

In addition to coursework in French, German or Spanish, you will become enveloped in current and historical best practices in pedagogy and assessment while incorporating special education techniques, and technology into your teaching practice. Virtual teaching simulations and real-world classroom experience will allow you to build confidence and expertise while honing classroom management skills and teaching methods.

UW’s bachelor’s in modern language education program is Nationally Recognized by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The benefits of earning a bachelors in secondary education on-campus in Laramie will help you succeed on your journey to become a teacher. Modern language education students are strongly encouraged to study abroad and immerse themselves in the language and culture that they will one day be teaching.

Upon completion of the program, you will earn a B.A. in Secondary Education Modern Languages Education with a concurrent major in French, German, or Spanish, and will be eligible to apply for your Wyoming teaching license for grades 6-12. You can further increase your marketability by taking elective courses that can add additional endorsements to your future teaching license.


Program Requirements

Find out what it takes to apply to the modern languages education bachelor’s program. Click the links below to learn about the curriculum requirements of each program.

Do you have your bachelor’s?

If you are interested in becoming a teacher in Wyoming, UW provides an alternative route to become eligible for Wyoming teacher licensure. View our Teaching Secondary Content Certificate for details.



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