German majors interested in licensure to teach in elementary and/or secondary schools must successfully complete the requirements for a major in German and must be admitted to the College of Education's foreign language teacher education program. Several courses in the College of Education also are required, as is one semester of student teaching in the senior year. Contact the Department of Teaching and Learning for more details.
Students who plan to use a German minor to teach at the elementary and/or secondary level must contact theCollege of Education concerning requirements.
The following checkpoints list the minimum requirements students must complete by certain semesters in order to stay on the University's Four-Year Graduation Plan.
Before the third semester begins: language competency equal to first-year German and at least one-quarter of the semester hours required for graduation
Before the fifth semester begins: language competency equal to second-year German and at least one-half of the semester hours required for graduation
Before the seventh semester begins: four courses in the major and at least three-quarters of the semester hours required for graduation
Before the eighth semester: two to three additional courses in the major
During the eighth semester: enrollment in all remaining course work in the major, all remaining General Education courses, and a sufficient number of semester hours to graduate