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Foreign Languages - K-12 French Teaching Emphasis, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

One of the great advantages of choosing a Foreign Languages - K-12 French Teaching Emphasis major at University of Northern Colorado is the sense of community with students and faculty. Working in small classes, you’ll gain proficiency in French under the personal guidance and mentorship of dedicated, accessible instructors. 

You’ll also find that our French program is about more than learning the language: It’s about developing cultural competency, dealing with global diversity and talking about current events and how they relate to contemporary issues in the French speaking world. There are many fun and culturally enriching learning opportunities too, including a French film series, immersion weekends (complete with French cuisine) in the nearby resort town of Estes Park, a weekly conversation hour in French and French Club activities. You can even embark on a life-changing adventure studying abroad at a French university.

Develop pedagogical and organizational skills that will position you for success as a French teacher. When you complete the French teaching major, you’ll be qualified for State of Colorado licensure to teach French in secondary schools and for graduate study in French.

Your Future in French Language Study

In learning the French language, you’ll apply critical thinking skills while developing a deeper understanding of contemporary global issues, history and culture.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • France Then and Now
  • French Politics and Society
  • Readings in French Literature
  • French Phonetics and Oral Proficiency
  • Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages
  • Educational Psychology for Secondary Teachers

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    72

    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:

    6

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • The $60 non-refundable application fee can be paid using a VISA, MasterCard or Discover card.
  • Official high school transcripts and graduation certificates
  • Undergraduate applicants are expected to meet a 2.5 GPA equivalent
  • Please provide a clear, high resolution photocopy of the bio-page (photo-page) of your passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9498 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9498 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4776 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Greeley

  • 950 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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