Foreign Language Teaching Licensure: 39 Credit Hours

In conjunction with the College of Education, the department offers programs leading to the teaching license in French, German, Italian and Spanish. In addition to the General Education and academic major requirements, students desiring preK-12 teaching licensure in French, German, Italian or Spanish must be accepted for admission to the teacher education program offered by the College of Education prior to enrolling in professional education courses. In addition to the 33 foreign language credits, an additional 39 credits are required for teaching licensure.

Students interested in teacher licensure in French, German, Italian or Spanish must also meet the specific curriculum requirements of their foreign language major as part of the undergraduate academic degree.

For a complete description of admission and retention policies and procedures for teacher education, refer to the College of Education. Students seeking licensure are encouraged to consult regularly with the teaching licensure coordinator.

PSYC 160 Life Span Human Development [C5SD] 3 Credit Hours
EDUC 300 Foundations of American Education 3 Credit Hours
EXED 303 Foundations of Classroom and Behavior Management 3 Credit Hours
MSSE 370 General Instructional Methods for Grades 6-12 3 Credit Hours
MSSE 371 Clinical Experience in Adolescent Education 1 Credit Hour
FLED 370 Modern Foreign Language Assessment 3 Credit Hours
FLED 470 Methods of Modern Foreign Language Teaching 3 Credit Hours
FLED 471 Modern Foreign Language Field Experience 3 Credit Hours
FLED 475 Supervised Student Teaching Experience 12 Credit Hours
FLED 476 Student Teaching Seminar 3 Credit Hours
LED 420 Content Area Literacy K-12 2 Credit Hours

Interim Coordinator: José I. Barrio Olano
Phone: (540) 568-6128
Emailbarrioji@jmu.edu

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