B.A. with a Major in French - FLED Track

The Foreign Language Education Track (French) in the Department of Modern and Classical language holds accreditation from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Students who are enrolled in the program leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree in the Foreign Language Education Track will meet all outcomes defined for the students in the program leading to the B.A. degree with a major in French in the Language and Culture Track. In addition, there are Performance Standards outcomes established by the College of Education for the professional courses taken to achieve certification in grades pre-kindergarten through the 12th grade. There are several areas that the outcomes address that are not included in the outcomes for the content area, including the following.

Selected Educational Outcomes

  1. To demonstrate an understanding of the nature of the learner.

  2. To employ instructional strategies and research methodologies appropriate to the discipline and the learners.

  3. To demonstrate effective planning skills.

  4. To employ effective assessment techniques in evaluating learners and programs.

  5. To maintain an on-going program of professional development.

    Requirements for the B. A. degree with a major in French—Foreign Language Education Track

    Core Curriculum Areas A-E (See VSU Core Curriculum)

    42 hours

    Core Curriculum Area F

    18 hours

    FREN 1001 and FREN 1002

    0-6 hours

    FREN 2001 and FREN 2002

    0-6 hours

    FLED 2999

    0 hours

    EDUC 2110, EDUC 2120, EDUC 2130

    9 hours

    Electives from Area C and Area E Courses

    0-18 hours

    Students must achieve a grade of “C” or better in all courses taken in Area F.

    Senior-College Curriculum

    60 hours

    Upper-Level Courses in French

    34 hours

    FREN 2010, FREN 3110, FREN 3120

    9 hours

    FREN 3301 or FREN 3302

    3 hours

    FREN 3320, FREN 3400

    6 hours

    FREN 3621 or FREN 3622

    3 hours

    FREN 4110, FREN 4210

    6 hours

    FREN 4400, FREN 4980

    6 hours

    FREN 4980

    1 hour

    Supporting course: ESOL 4010

    3 hours

    Upper-Level Courses in Education

    22 hours

    SEED 4010, FLED 3510, FLED 4510

    3 hours

    FLED 3500, FLED 4500

    4 hours

    SPEC 3000

    3 hours

    FLED 4790

    10 hours

    FLED 4800

    2 hours

    Electives

    0-3 hours

    Total hours required for the degree

    120 semester hours

    In addition to the assessment procedures used to evaluate the extent to which students enrolled in the B.A. degree program in French meet the anticipated outcomes, there are measures employed to determine the effectiveness of the preparation of the prospective teachers.