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2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

German with Teacher Certification (B.A.)

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Program: B.A. with Teacher Certification
Department of International Language and Culture Studies
College of Arts and Sciences

Liberal Arts Building 267 ~ 260-481-6836 ~

The student learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:

  • Acquire a broad foundation in language, literature, culture and a knowledge of current methodologies in foreign language pedagogy;
  • Achieve the ACTFL intermediate-high level in speaking, demonstrate the ability to recognize and analyze grammatical and usage errors in own and others’ writing;
  • Develop an increased understanding of what it means to belong to a culture and awareness of how culture affects other interconnected issues of identity;
  • Demonstrate the ability to think critically about these issues and how they shape intercultural communication.  

Students pursuing a B.A. in German with teacher certification must fulfill the requirements of IPFW (see Part 8 ) and the College of Arts and Sciences (see Part 4 ) and satisfactorily complete the following requirements. 

Prior to your junior year, the School of Education requires that you successfully complete EDUA F200, EDUC W200/M101, and EDUC K306 and the Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST) before admission to the teacher education program. The PRAXIS II Specialty Area Exam must be completed before or during the student teaching semester, normally in your senior year.

IPFW General Education Requirements

College of Arts and Sciences Requirements

Distribution (not in GER)

  • Requirements in Arts and Sciences Part C Credits: 9

Cultural Studies

  • Requirements in Arts and Sciences Part D Credits: 6

Core and Concentration (Major) Courses

  • Credits in German culture, normally G362, G363, G463, or G464 Credits: 3
  • Credits in 300-level German literature courses Credits: 3
  • Additional German credits at the 300 level Credits: 3
  • Additional German language skills credits at the 300 level Credits: 6
  • Credits in 400-level German courses (language, literature, and/or culture) Credits: 9

Professional Education

Prior to being admitted to the teacher education program, you must complete the Initial Requirement courses and pass the PPST.

General Elective Courses

  • Sufficient additional credits, if necessary, to bring the total to 124.

Total Credits: 124

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