Aug 05, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Modern Languages Major, B.A. with K-12 World Languages Teacher Licensure Concentration


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Modern Languages Major Option I and Option II with K-12 World Languages Teacher Licensure

Degree-seeking candidates who wish to obtain Colorado licensure for K-12 World Languages must earn a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Modem Languages. Candidates must complete either Option I or Option II of this major with a primary language of French or Spanish.  The curriculum focuses on the current Colorado content standards for teachers of World Languages and prepares licensure candidates to pass the required content test. Students completing the K-12 licensure coursework are not required to have a minor.

Candidates seeking teacher licensure must also gain admission to the School of Education (SOE). The application form for the program should be completed during the semester prior to the first semester of education course work.  Formal admission must be obtained BEFORE Methods coursework can be taken and provisional admission must be obtained before any field experience placement will be made. Visit www.msudenver.edu/education for more information on the SOE Admission process.

All courses required for teacher licensure must be passed with a grade of C- or better.

Required General Studies


  • Students must satisfy the Written Communication general studies requirement.
  • Credits: 3
  • Credits: 3
  • General Studies Arts and Humanities - 6 credits*
  • General Studies Historical - 3 credits*
  • General Studies Social and Behavioral Sciences  met in licensure (EDS 3130 and EDS 3150)
  • General Studies Natural and Physical Sciences - 6 credits*
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    *Students should select a course that satisfies the General Studies Global Diversity requirement.

  • Required General Studies total credits: Credits / Units: 27

Modern Language Sequence Options


Option II - French Concentration with K-12 Licensure and a Second Language


Students must take the French core courses and select German, Italian, Japanese, or Spanish for a second language.

Option II - Second Language


Select a second language below.

Option II - Spanish Concentration with K-12 Licensure and Second Language


Students must take the Spanish Core courses and select French, German, Italian, or Japanese for a second language.

Option II - Second Language


Select a second language below.

Summary of Requirements


Option I Summary:

Required General Studies

27 credits

French or Spanish Option I Major

43 credits

Foundation and Methods for K-12 Education

40 credits

General Electives

10 credits

Modern Languages Option I Major with K-12 World Languages Licensure Total

120 credits

Option II Summary:

Required General Studies

27 credits

French or Spanish Option II Major Core

40 credits

Option II Second Language 18-19 credits

Foundation and Methods for K-12 Education

40 credits

Modern Languages Option I Major with K-12 World Languages Licensure Total

125-126 credits

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