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Secondary Education - German

Effective Fall 2009

Students seeking Secondary Education Certification in German must declare majors in both German and Secondary Education (German) and complete the full German course sequence as well as the Secondary Education Professional Course and Certification requirements. Students must consult their advisers in both departments each semester regarding course selection and other certification requirements.

A total of 121 credits are required for a Bachelor of Science in Education degree with a specialization in German. Required courses include:


GERMAN.203 German III (satisfies diversity requirement)

GERMAN.204 German IV (satisfies diversity requirement)

GERMAN.205 Applied Phonetics and Pronunciation

GERMAN.206 Structure of the German Language

GERMAN.207 Conversation: Daily Life and Customs

GERMAN.211 Culture and Civilization I

GERMAN.311 Selected Twentieth Century Writers

GERMAN.402 Contemporary Issues in German Media

GERMAN.422 Masterpieces of German Literature

Electives 6 Credits minimum by advisement:

GERMAN.212 Culture and Civilization II
GERMAN.281-289 Special Topics
GERMAN.290 German Studies Abroad
GERMAN.309 Commercial German I
GERMAN.403 Workshop
GERMAN.420 Seminar: Mass Culture and High Culture
GERMAN.490 Independent Study

Secondary Education

LANGCULT.350 Foreign Language Methodology and Research

Choose one of the following three courses:

EDFOUND.204 Educational Technology for Teaching and Learning
EDFOUND.350 Instructional Design Systems
EDFOUND.351 Virtual Learning Communities

EDFOUND.206 Teachers, Schools and Society

EDFOUND.251 Psychological Foundations of Education

EDFOUND.291 Principles of Teaching

EDFOUND.311 Classroom Measurement and Assessment

EDFOUND.406 Multicultural Education

EDFOUND.497 Teaching in Education: First Experience

EDFOUND.498 Teaching in Education: Second Experience

SPECED.275 Linking Assessment

SPECED.358 Methods of Instruction

General Education

Among 50 credits of general education courses, the following are required:

ENGLISH.101 Foundations of College Writing

ENGLISH.201 Composition II or a Writing Intensive Course:

ENGLISH.131 The Bible as Literature
ENGLISH.151 Introduction to Literature
ENGLISH.152 Literature and Society
ENGLISH.156 Popular Literature
ENGLISH.226 European Literature I
ENGLISH.227 European Literature II
ENGLISH.236 American Literature I
ENGLISH.237 American Literature II
ENGLISH.246 British Literature I
ENGLISH.247 British Literature II
ENGLISH.256 Non-Western Literature I
ENGLISH.257 Non-Western Literature II

Choose one of the following two courses

COMMSTUD.103 Public Speaking
COMMSTUD.104 Interpersonal Communication

ANTHRO.200 Principles of Cultural Anthropology

AUDSLP.415 ELL: Basics of Language and Communications or

PROFSTUD.494 ELL: Strategies and Methods

PSYCH.101 General Psychology

PSYCH.212 Adolescent Psychology

SPECED.101 Introduction to Exceptional Individuals

A mathematics course

Among courses chosen to meet humanities requirement, three departments must be represented from Art and Art History, Communication Studies and Theatre Arts, English, Languages and Cultures, Music History, and Philosophy. Among natural sciences and mathematics requirements, three departments must be represented from Biological and Allied Health Sciences, Chemistry; Geography and Geosciences; Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics, and Physics and Engineering Technology.