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To be able to teach a foreign language (Spanish or Mandarin Chinese) in Pennsylvania (PA) public secondary schools, students need to declare the first major in either language and elect a secondary major in language certification. In addition to completing requirements in their major, they need to fulfill the following requirements.

Admissions & Retention Requirements

Tracking Sheet

Course Requirements

LANGUAGE CERTIFICATION COURSES (27 CREDITS)

Course Number Course Name Credit
EDUC 200 Foundations of Education 3
EDUC 201 Introduction to Special Education 3
EDUC 234 Child and Adolescent Development 3
EDUC 211 Educational Psychology 3
EDUC 301 Assessment and Evaluation 3
EDUC 384 Inclusive Education 3
EDUC 403 Reading in the Content Area 3
LANG 350 Teaching of Modern Language and ESL (110 hrs Field Experience) 3
ANTH 101 or EDUC 417 Cultural Anthropology or Multicultural Education 3

PROFESSIONAL SEMESTER (15 CREDITS)

Course Number Course Name Credit
EDUC 410 Student Teaching 12
EDUC 420 Seminar in Student Teaching 3