Jul 20, 2024  
Undergraduate Bulletin 2016-2017 
Undergraduate Bulletin 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

French - B.A.

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Major Requirements:

Required Courses:

Thirty-two semester hours beyond FREN 102 , including FREN 260 , FREN 261 , FREN 302 , and one advanced literature course 300-level or above. Students must register for course intensification in order to count FREN 289 , FREN 290 , or FREN 295  toward the major. A minimum of one-half the courses in the major field must be completed at Dominican. Students who study in Poitiers, France, and wish to have these courses count toward the French major must have prior written approval from the discipline director.

Teacher Licensure: French grades K-12

Students who wish to teach French in kindergarten through 12th grades complete a major in French and complete the School of Education’s Teacher Education Program for K-12 licensure.

Additional French Education Requirements

  • Two assessments must be completed prior to clinical practice: 
    • Cultures, Literatures, and Cross-Disciplinary Concepts assessment
    • Linguistic Terms Analysis and Presentation
  • Professional education courses including EDUC 404 - Instructional Strategies for Teaching Modern Foreign Language in the K-12 Classroom  
  • Teacher candidates who want to teach a language at the secondary level and are seeking the K-12 certificate must take the Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP) as well as a specific content area test in the language.  
  • 100 hours of field experience
  • Oral Proficiency Interview: students must score at the minimum of advanced low level
  • State Required edTPA
  • Clinical Practice (one full semester) split between an elementary and either a middle or a secondary school classroom

For more information about K-12 licensure, see the School of Education  section of this bulletin.

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