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B.A. in Adolescence Education: French


Grade 7-12 with 5-6 extension

Contact Person:

Donald Straight, Department Chair

216A Satterlee, (315) 267-2553, straigdc@potsdam.edu

59-60 credit hours required.


All education courses must be completed with a 2.0 or higher with a 2.75 GPA in the education major.


The Adolescence French Education Program requires completion of a French major. The French major must be completed with a 2.5 GPA. Contact the chair of the Department of Modern Languages to declare the major, be assigned a French major adviser and select appropriate courses.

All courses are 3 credits unless noted. Credits are divided as follows:


Credits
Education Major 22
SECD 210 Computer Applications in Middle and Secondary Education (1 credit)
SECD 340


Classroom Management in Secondary Education (1 credit)
SECD 356 Reading in the Middle and Secondary School
EDLS 315 Teaching Students with Special Needs: Grades 5-12
EDLS 333 Education, Language and Culture
EDLS 349 Introduction to Middle and Secondary School Education


Courses which must be taken concurrently:
SECD 374

Introduction to First and Second Language Acquisition: Grades 5-12
SECD 394

Observation in the Foreign Language Classroom: Grades 5-12 (1 credit)


Courses which must be taken concurrently:
SECD 474

Foreign Language Instruction, Curriculum, and Assessment: Grades 5-12
SECD 494

Practicum in the Foreign Language Classroom, Grades 5-12 (1 credit)


Student Teaching Semester
Courses which must be taken concurrently:
14
EDLS 421


Seminar in Middle/Junior and Secondary School Education (2 credits)
SECD 455

Student Teaching in the Middle/Junior High School (6 credits)
SECD 456
Student Teaching in the Senior High School (6 credits)

Cognate Requirements

All cognate courses must be completed with a 2.0 or higher.

23-24
FREN 303 Contemporary France
FREN 304 Contemporary Qubec
HLTH 230 School Health (CA, SAVE, 2 credits)
PSYC 321 Psychology of Adolescence
PSYC 350 Educational Psychology
One of the following:
COMM 106 Basic Principles of Speech
COMM 311 Small Group Communication
COMM 324 Persuasive Speaking
Plus one of the following (3-4 credits):
ARTH (any course)
MUAM

Music course regarding a Francophonic region of the world (with advisement)


Certification Requirements
  1. New York State Teacher Certification Exams required for Initial Certification: LAST, ATS-W and CST French (Certification exams are subject to change)
  2. Fingerprinting Clearance