German, Minor - Teaching - EC-A

Early Childhood/Adolescence Teaching (Code 280-406)

A minimum of 24 semester credits beyond GERM 102, or 16 semester credits beyond GERM 202, including:
GERM 313Grammar Review and Composition3
GERM 314Oral Proficiency3
GERM 315German for Professional Communication I3
GERM 325The German Sound System3
GERM 363Modern Germany: Literature, History, Culture3
FLG 378Second Language Acquisition Theory3
Language Immersion Requirement 1
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 Language Immersion Requirement: All majors and minors who wish to be certified to teach a foreign language must complete an appropriate period of language immersion in residence in a country in which the language is spoken, or provide an alternative language immersion experience that must be approved by the Department. The minimum time period for meeting the residence/immersion requirement is six weeks. However, the Department of Languages recommends that students spend at least one semester abroad. 

NOTE 1:  ES 437 and ES 366 (three credits) required. This minor is restricted to students in the College of Education and Human Sciences: Education Studies: Option C and leads to licensure to teach German in Early Childhood through Adolescence classrooms when combined with a major in another foreign language at the Early Childhood through Adolescence level.

NOTE 2:  For certification, passing the OPI or OPIc and WPT with a score of Intermediate High or above on the ACTFL rating scale is required. Please see your adviser for additional certification requirements.