Curriculum Guides

Secondary Education (5300)

B.S. - Bachelor of Science

Major: PK-12 Foreign Language French (530603BS)

College of Education

Year 1

3300:111 English Composition I3
3520:101 Beginning French I4
Social Science:Any Set3
Natural Science:Any Set4
Min Credit Total 14
3300:112 English Composition II3
3520:102 Beginning French II4
Oral Communication:Any3
Natural Science:Any Set1
Physical Education/Wellness:Any1
Min Credit Total 15
3520:201 Intermediate French I3
3520:202 Intermediate French II3
Min Credit Total 6

Year 2

5100:200 Introduction to Education3
5100:220 Educational Psychology3
5500:230 Educational Technology3
5610:225 Intro: Exceptionalities3
5300:100 Orient:AYA/P-12 Multi-Age Prg0
3520:305 Introduction to French Lit3
Min Credit Total 15
5500:360 Ed Plan: Inst,Assess & Cls Mgt3
5100:300 Ed Eqty & Exc in Cult Pl Socty3
3520:303 French Culture & Civilizatn I3
Natural Science:Any OTHER Set3
Social Science:Any OTHER Set3
Min Credit Total 15
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

5500:370 Ed Imp: Inst,Assessmt, Cls Mgt3
3520:301 French Conversation3
3520:302 French Composition3
3520:315 French Phonetics3
Humanities:Any Set3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Min Credit Total 17
5500:455 Literacy for Multiage Licensur3
5200:321 Instr Tech: Modern Lang K-83
3520:304 French Culture & Civilizatn II3
3520:306 Introduction to French Lit3
3520:402 Advanced French Grammar3
Min Credit Total 15
Elective:Teaching Area Courses7
Min Credit Total 7

Year 4

5300:317 Inst Tech: Mod Lang-Secondary3
3400:210 Humanities in Western Trad I4
5500:475 Instructional Technology Appl3
Humanities:Any OTHER Set3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Min Credit Total 15
5300:495 Stu Teach: Secondary Education8
5300:496 Stu Teach Colloq in Second Ed1
Min Credit Total 9
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
Teaching elective: Choose from 3520:311 Contemporary French Society, 3520:312 French Cult Exp Abroad, 3520:427 20th Century French Literature.
5300:495 Stu Teach: Secondary Education is offered for 8-11 credits. Student should take course for 11 credits (Spring Year 4).
A minimum grade of C or better is required in all pre-admission coursework regardless of when a student started college. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required in pre-admission course credits, in teaching field coursework and overall, including transfer work.
At least 1 credit of Physical Education/Wellness, 3 credits of Social Science and 5 credits of Natural Science are required for admission to the College of Education Teacher Education Program. Please refer to the General Education Guide or your adviser regarding the acceptable courses. Ultimately, 6 credits of Social Science and 8 credits of Natural Science are required to graduate.
A minimum of 8 credits in an area of teaching are required for admission to the College of Education Teacher Education Program. These credits cannot be used to fulfill other pre-admission requirements. If the student has taken more than 8 credits in his/her teaching area, he/she must include the additional coursework toward the calculation of the teaching field GPA.
Any of several General Education math courses may be taken to fulfill the math requirement. Please consult with your adviser before registering if you have any questions. 3450:140 Fundamentals of Math for Primary Educators does not complete this requirement.
Computer literacy requirement: A passing score on the computer literacy exam or completion of one of the following computer classes listed in the next note at a B or better is required for final acceptance into the College of Education Teacher Education Program. The exam tests the following: creating, saving, naming skills, basic word processing skills, basic e-mail and internet skills.
Copies of "What's on the Computer Literary Assessment" are available in the College of Education, Office of Student Services, Zook Hall 207. If you do not pass the computer literacy test after two attempts, you must complete one of the following courses and earn a grade of B or better prior to admission to the Teacher Education Program: 2440:105(3) Introduction to Computers & Application Software; 7500:298(2) Technologies of Music Education.
Some education courses require additional field or service learning hours.
5300:495 Stu Teaching: Secondary Education is offered for 8-11 credits. Students must take the maximum 11 credits (Spring Year 4).
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 128 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.

Guide Updated: 04-08-2013