General: 125 minimum total hours, a minimum 2.70 cumulative grade-point average required for graduation.
An official ACTFL-certified Oral Proficiency Interview is required for all students seeking Teacher Licensure in French or Spanish. Certification at the Advanced-low oral proficiency level as defined by ACTFL is required prior to admission to student teaching in a second language. See “Department of World Languages” for details pertaining to each of the majors in foreign languages.
It is recommended that the student also minor in an additional field taught in schools. English, Social Studies, and the Arts are common combinations with foreign languages.
First-Year Colloquium (0-3 hours)
Required of full-time freshmen entering college for the first time and transfer students with less than 12 hours of credit.