Requirements for Certification in French/Spanish Education
Unless students begin the program with a strong background in the target language, they may require five years to complete the major with certification program.
Students majoring in Spanish or French and seeking P-12 certification must take the GACEI exam and EDUC 2110, 2120, and 2130 prior to being admitted to the College of Education. Spanish majors must complete SPAN 3101, 3102, 3030, 4012 or 4013, 4040, 4170, 4484 and another 4000-level literature course. French majors must take FREN 3100, 3220, 3221, 4150, 4310 (or 4320), 4484 and another 4000-level literature course. Both French and Spanish majors must take the following courses: FORL 4501, 4502, SEED 4271, CEPD 4101, SPED 3715, MEDT 3401, HIST 1111 or 1112 and FORL 4586. They must complete through the 2001 level in a second language. Certification candidates must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher.