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Foreign Language Education, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Dayton, OH, United States
Meet the needs of our changing and global world — and prepare others to do the same — with a degree in foreign language education. Our program will prepare you to teach French, German or Spanish to students in prekindergarten through grade 12.
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  • As a foreign language education major, you may pursue a Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.E.) from the School of Education and Health Sciences or a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) from the College of Arts and Sciences through the dual degree program. Regardless of which program you choose, you will receive multiage licensure, PreK–12, in French, German or Spanish.
  • In our programs, you will develop real-world proficiency in reading, listening, speaking and writing, as well as learn to work successfully in cross-cultural environments. A variety of learning and language-acquisition opportunities are available and you are encouraged to spend at least one summer practicing your language skills during an immersion study abroad experience.
  • In order to be approved for student teaching and recommended for licensure, you must maintain a 2.5 grade point average overall, both in professional education courses and in your teaching field.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • EDT 109Personal Aspects of Teaching1
  • EDT 110The Profession of Teaching3
  • EDT 110L The Profession of Teaching Laboratory0
  • EDT 207Child and Adolescent in Education3
  • EDT 207L Child and Adolescent in Education Laboratory0
  • EDT 305Philosophy and History of American Education
  • EDT 338Teaching, Learning and Management3
  • EDT 338L Teaching, Learning and Management Laboratory0
  • EDT 340Educating Diverse Student Populations in Inclusive Settings
  • EDT 340L Educating Diverse Student Populations in Inclusive Settings Laboratory0
  • EDT 433Foreign Language Methods for Adolescence to Young Adult3
  • EDT 433L Foreign Language Methods for AYA (7-12) Field Internship1-2
  • EDT 436AYA Capstone Course3
  • EDT 471Student Teaching- Foreign Languages P-12 (Satisfies CAP Capstone)12
  • LNG 320Instructed Second Langauge Acquisition2
  • LNG 330Teaching World Languages in the Elementary School (PK-6)4
  • LNG 468Introduction to Linguistics3
  • MTH 114Contemporary Mathematics (Satisfies CAP Mathematics)

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Undergraduate International AdmissionInternational students applying for first-year or transfer admission to the University of Dayton must submit the following documents:
  • Application, including the essay. International students may complete either the Application for Undergraduate Admission and Scholarship or the Common Application. There is no application fee.
  • Letter of recommendation.
  • Official copy of secondary transcripts (in language of original issue) of all previously attended secondary schools, including dates of attendance, all subjects studied, grades earned and marks achieved on examinations; any transcripts not issued in English should be accompanied by a certified English translation.
  • TOEFL score (or equivalent).
  • F-1 and J-1 students must provide a letter of financial support and a bank statement showing sufficient funds to cover the first year of study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39090 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39090 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dayton

  • 880 - 1360 USD/month
    Living Costs

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