Academic Programs Catalog

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages

Teacher Certification Options

The Arabic, Chinese, German, and Japanese disciplinary majors leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree are available for teacher certification.

Arabic, Chinese, German, Japanese, Russian, and teaching English to speakers of other languages disciplinary minors are also available for teacher certification.

Students with an Arabic disciplinary teaching major are required to complete Arabic 201, 202, 301, 302, 401, 402, 460, and 461; and the following additional pedagogy course: LLT 307 Methods of Second and Foreign Language Teaching. Language, Learning and Teaching 307 may be used to satisfy the requirements referenced in item 3. c. under the heading Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Arabic.

Students with a Chinese disciplinary major are required to complete Chinese 201, 202, 301, 302, 350, 366, 401, 402; 466 and the following additional pedagogy course: Language, Learning and Teaching 307.

Students with a German disciplinary major are required to complete German 460 and 461 as part of their major course work, as well as the requirements for teacher certification. German 461 may be used to satisfy the requirements referenced in item 3. a. (5) under the heading Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in German.

Students with a Japanese disciplinary major are required to complete Japanese 202, 301, 302, 350, 369, 401, 402, and 469; and the following additional pedagogy course: Language, Learning and Teaching 307. Language, Learning and Teaching 307 may be substituted by a Japanese pedagogy course, when offered.

Students who elect the Arabic, Chinese, German, or Japanese disciplinary major, or the Arabic, Chinese, German, Japanese, Russian or Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) disciplinary minor, must contact the Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages.

For additional information, refer to the statement on TEACHER CERTIFICATION in the Department of Teacher Education section of this catalog.