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Adolescence Education - French (7-12), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Cortland, NY, United States
On the Adolescence Education - French (7-12) program from Suny Cortland you’ll learn how to teach the French language to students of various ages. In addition to taking classes in French language, literature and culture, you’ll study education topics, such as foreign language teaching methods and educational psychology.
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 You’ll develop multilingual communicative skills for a wide range of purposes and develop language skills and cultural awareness to acquire the pedagogical background necessary to teach French in grades 7-12 in New York state.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this Adolescence Education - French (7-12) program at Suny Cortland, students will be able to: 

  • Comprehend and produce written and spoken French at a level commensurate with the advanced low level or higher as described in the current ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines.
  • Analyze, interpret, and compare literary, artistic, and cultural texts in French within different francophone cultures.
  • Use knowledge of linguistics and second language acquisition theory and research to plan and deliver instruction, as well as design and use ongoing performance assessment.
  • Use knowledge of adolescent development to create a supportive learning environment for all students.

Career Potential

  • Elementary school French teacher when you take the extension course
  • Middle school teacher
  • High school teacher

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications are reviewed on a rolling admissions basis, so decisions may occur prior to the deadlines. 

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • French Through the Media
  • Pratique de la Lecture 
  • Francophone Literatures 
  • French Civilization
  • Francophone Civilization
  • French Literature of the Seventeenth Century
  • French Literature of the Eighteenth Century 
  • Literature of the Nineteenth Century
  • Themes In Literature
  • Seminar in Literature 

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.

General Requirements

All admissions applications are individually reviewed. Decisions are based on criteria such as academic performance in the classroom, class rank, extracurricular activities, personal statements and recommendations. Application materials include the following:

  • The Common Application or the SUNY Application
  • Official transcript or results from the General Equivalency Diploma (GED). If you have prior military service, Discharge papers.
  • SUNY Supplemental Form (if you submitted the SUNY Application)
  • Personal statement or essay (at least 250 words)
  • At lease one recommendation from a teacher or college counselor using the Teacher/Counselor Evaluation Form.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7070 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cortland

  • 874 - 1910 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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