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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog (as of 03-10-17) 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog (as of 03-10-17) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Foreign Language Education, B.S.

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Degree: Bachelor of Science
Credit Hours: 33

Courses within this major may also satisfy general education requirements. Please consult the Liberal Arts and Sciences General Education Requirements  for more information.

Students interested in teacher licensure in foreign language education (PK-12) must complete a content language education cognate major in a foreign language along with the foreign language education major requirements. This is available to students who major in:

When declaring teacher licensure the Program of Study Management System (POSM), students must first select “Declare or Add a Major” and then “Secondary Education Cognate” from the major list. Once this selection is made, a second menu box will appear with a list of the associated majors. Select the major and follow the on-screen instructions.

Required Courses


*EDFS 201  is a prerequisite for all other education courses with a grade of C or higher.

**Students must enroll in the Secondary sections for each of the courses marked with a double asterisk. This requires meeting with your education advisor and completing the registration form. Each course requires a school-based field experience. Students will need a 3-hour block of time per week between the hours of 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Friday to complete each school-based experience.

Minimum education GPA of 3.000 is required.

Clinical Practice Internship Requirement

Students seeking recommendation for South Carolina licensure in Foreign Language Education must complete the program of study above and meet the admission, retention, and exit requirements of the program and the School of Education, Health, and Human Performance. Recommendation to the South Carolina Department of Education for licensure in South Carolina is contingent upon successful completion of Clinical Practice and achievement of passing scores on the necessary Praxis II test(s) and the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) for recommendation (please note that the OPI is not required for students majoring in Classics seeking Latin licensure).


*Candidates must complete all education requirements and all requirements for their language education cognate major prior to beginning the internship. See the requirements for each language education cognate major.

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