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The mission of the French with Teaching Licensure program is to prepare students with the knowledge and skills needed to teach French within the Pre-K through Grade 12 environment. This program is designed for prospective teachers and offers both curricular and extracurricular means to meet your goals. Through a broad range of offerings and opportunities, this program encourages students to work not only toward proficiency in the French language, but to learn about the culture, history, literature, politics, and geography of the French-speaking world.
Course content is both literary and more broadly cultural, drawing on fields such as history, philosophy, politics, economics, and the arts.
Courses taught in an interactive format with a focus on listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills as well as intercultural competence.
Students have access to the Language Learning Center as a resource
This course introduces students to social, political, economic, intellectual and artistic manifestations of France and the French-speaking world today. Students learn to analyze socio-cultural trends as well as innovations in industry as they unfold and develop by reading French and Francophone newspapers and magazines, watching news broadcasts and exploring online content such as blogs, advertising and social media. Prerequisites: FR 202 or advanced placement.
Offered in the fall semester preceding student teaching. A systematic approach to theoretical and practical methods of world language instruction. Prerequisites: Acceptance to a licensure program only with a letter from from the Virginia Department of Education or admission to the Teacher Preparation program, a cumulative and major GPA of 2.75 with grades of C or higher, professional education GPA of 2.75 or higher with grades of C- or higher; PRAXIS I math, SAT or ACT scores. Pre- or corequisite: WLC 456, passing scores for VCLA and PRAXIS II content for world language; ACTFL certification or oral proficiency assessments |OPI) at the Advanced low level or higher; and certificates for dyslexia, first aid, and child abuse and neglect.
Students observe teachers in PreK-12 and may practice teaching methods under supervision. Available for pass/fail grading only. Prerequisites: Admission to the Teacher Preparation program, a cumulative and major GPA of 2.75 with grades of C or higher, professional education GPA of 2.75 or higher with grades of C- or higher; PRAXIS I math, SAT or ACT scores. Pre- or corequisite: WLC 452, passing scores for VCLA and PRAXIS II content for world language; ACTFL certification or oral proficiency assessments |OPI) at the Advanced low level or higher; and certificates for dyslexia, first aid, and child abuse and neglect.
Students entering the Bachelor of Arts program in French with Teaching Licensure should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)
All students must apply for and be admitted into the approved foreign language teacher preparation program for French.
Students must meet the required criteria for admission by passing the Virginia Board of Education prescribed assessments and earn the minimum required grade point averages (GPA).
Estimated rates for the 2021-22 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.
Our enrollment coordinators are ready to help you through the admissions process.
Elizabeth Black Ph.D.
4014 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS, NORFOLK, VA, 23529
1004 Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529
2101 Dragas Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529
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