French Major with Teacher Certification in French (Preschool-Grade 12) (B.A.) - Undergraduate - 2015 University Catalog

Students who wish to pursue P-12 teacher certification in French must apply to and be admitted to the Teacher Education Program. Please visit the Teacher Education Program Web site for the required professional sequence of courses and other important Program requirements, guidelines, and procedures. Students are strongly advised to review the Teacher Education Program Handbook. French majors must have a "B" average in French in order to apply to and successfully complete the Teacher Education Program. In addition, students must pass the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) prior to the Student Teaching semester. Students should consult with the French Teacher Education Coordinator to prepare for this examination. Courses specific to the French Teacher Certification Program are shown below. Teacher Education Professional Sequence Departmental Methods Course: FREN 419 The Teaching of French in Secondary Schools.

A minimum of 120 semester hours of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA. However, more than 120 semester hours may be required depending upon the major field of study. In addition to the major requirement outlined below, all university students must fulfill the set of General Education requirements applicable to their degree.


FRENCH MAJOR

Complete 3 requirement(s):

  1. MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

    Complete 39 semester hours including the following 2 requirement(s):

    1. FRENCH MAJOR REQUIRED COURSES (Teach Ed)

      Complete 2 requirements:

      1. Complete the following 9 courses:

        FREN 203 Review of French of Grammar (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 204 French Stylistics and Composition (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 205 French Phonetics (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 206 Spoken Language Practice (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 210 Introduction to French and Francophone Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 270 Advanced Composition (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 325 Structure of the French Language (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 410 Advanced French Grammar (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 418 Theories and Approaches to Teaching French as a Second Language (3 hours lecture) 3
      2. Complete 1 course from the following:

        FREN 304 French Civilization 19th and 20th Centuries (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 360 French Perspectives (3 hours lecture) 3
    2. FRENCH MAJOR ELECTIVES

      Complete the following 2 requirements for 9 semester hours:

      1. LITERATURE ELECTIVES

        Complete 2 courses from the following:

        FREN 202 Seventeenth Century French Theater (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 211 Eighteenth Century French Theater (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 283 Introduction to Women Authors of French-Speaking Africa (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 315 Dada And Surrealism (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 334 Seventeenth Century French Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 335 The French Renaissance (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 336 Eighteenth Century French Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 339 Nineteenth Century French Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 340 Survey of French Poetry (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 341 Contemporary French Drama (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 345 Development of French Novel to 1900 (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 349 Francophone Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 352 Twentieth Century French Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 371 Explication De Texte (3 hours lecture) 3
      2. ADDITIONAL ELECTIVE

        Complete 1 course from the following:

        FREN 202 Seventeenth Century French Theater (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 208 Mediterranean Civilization and the Origins of French Culture (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 211 Eighteenth Century French Theater (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 231 Business French and Computers I (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 232 Business French and Computers II (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 251 Advanced Syntax (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 275 Advanced Spoken Language Practice (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 283 Introduction to Women Authors of French-Speaking Africa (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 286 French Film (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 289 Francophone Film (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 302 Origins Of French Civilization (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 304 French Civilization 19th and 20th Centuries (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 315 Dada And Surrealism (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 334 Seventeenth Century French Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 335 The French Renaissance (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 336 Eighteenth Century French Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 339 Nineteenth Century French Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 340 Survey of French Poetry (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 341 Contemporary French Drama (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 345 Development of French Novel to 1900 (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 349 Francophone Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 350 Translation I (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 351 Translation II (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 352 Twentieth Century French Literature (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 360 French Perspectives (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 365 Introduction to Consecutive and Simultaneous Interpreting (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 367 Seminars (3.0 hours seminar) 3
        FREN 368 Seminars (3 hours seminar) 3
        FREN 369 Seminars (3 hours seminar) 3
        FREN 371 Explication De Texte (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 375 French Study Abroad 3-9
        FREN 380 Cooperative Education for the French Major 4-8
        FREN 452 Translation III (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 470 Seminars (3 hours seminar) 3
        FREN 472 French Language Workshop (3 hours lecture) 3
        FREN 478 Independent Study 1-3
  2. TEACHER ED PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (P-12)

    Complete the following 2 requirement(s):

    1. TEACHER ED PRE-REQUISITE REQUIREMENTS

      Complete the following 3 requirements:

      1. HEALTH FOR TEACHER EDUCATION

        Complete 1 course from the following, or pass the MSU Health Knowledge Test available through the Center of Pedagogy:

        BIOL 100 Biological Sciences (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab) 4
        BIOL 107 Biology for Survival (3 hours lecture) 3
        BIOL 110 The Biology of Human Life (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab) 4
        BIOL 215 Human Heredity (3 hours lecture) 3
        BIOL 240 Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology I (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab) 3
        BIOL 241 Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology II (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab) 3
        BIOL 243 Human Anatomy and Physiology (3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab) 4
        BIOL 380 Genetics (3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab) 4
        HLTH 101 Personal Health Issues (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 207 Safety, Accidents and Emergency Care. Starting Winter 2016: Injury Prevention and Emergency Care (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 210 Consumer Health (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 213 Perspectives on Drugs (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 220 Mental Health (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 290 Human Sexuality (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 307 The Study of Human Diseases (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 314 Public Health Aspects of Alcohol Abuse (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 330 Foundations of Health Education. Starting Winter 2016: Health Education Methods (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 411 School Health and Community Services (3 hours lecture) 3
        HLTH 430 Health Counseling. Starting Winter 2016: Counseling Skills for Public Health Professionals (3 hours lecture) 3
        HONP 210 Honors Seminar in Science (3 hours seminar, 2 hours lab) 4
        HONP 211 Honors Seminar in Contemporary Issues in Science (3 hours seminar) 3
        HPEM 150 Principles and Practice of Emergency Care (3 hours lecture) 3
        NUFD 182 Nutrition (3 hours lecture) 3
      2. SPEECH FOR TEACHER EDUCATION

        Complete the following:

        CMST 101 Fundamentals of Speech: Communication Requirement (3 hours lecture) 3
      3. ADDITIONAL TEACHER ED PRE-REQUISITES

        Complete the following 3 requirements:

        1. Complete 1 course from the following: .

          EDFD 200 Psychological Foundations of Education (3 hours lecture) 3
          PSYC 200 Educational Psychology (3 hours lecture) 3
        2. Complete the following 2 courses: .

          EDFD 220 Philosophical Orientation to Education (3 hours lecture) 3
          EDFD 221 Historical Foundations of American Education (3 hours lecture) 3
        3. Complete 1 course from the following: .

          EDFD 210 Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling (3 hours lecture) 3
          READ 210 Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling (3 hours lecture) 3
          SASE 210 Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling (3 hours lecture) 3
    2. PROFESSIONAL SEQUENCE

      Complete the following 2 requirements:

      1. PROFESSIONAL SEQUENCE COURSES

        Complete the following 3 requirements:

        1. Complete 1 course from the following: .

          EDFD 305 Teaching for Equity & Diversity (3 hours lecture) 3
          READ 305 Teaching for Equity & Diversity (3 hour lecture) 3
          SASE 305 Teaching for Equity and Diversity (3 hours lecture) 3
        2. Complete 1 course from the following: .

          EDFD 312 Educating English Language Learners (1 hour lecture) 1
          READ 312 Educating English Language Learners (1 hour lecture) 1
          SASE 312 Educating English Language Learners (1 hour lecture) 1
        3. Complete the following 6 courses: .

          READ 411 Language & Literacy (3 hours lecture) 3
          SASE 310 Inclusion in Middle and Secondary Schools (1 hour lecture) 1
          SASE 314 Assessment of Learning (1 hour lecture) 1
          SASE 316 Integrating Technology Across the School Curriculum (1 hour laboratory) 1
          SASE 450 Fieldwork 3
          SASE 451 Teaching for Learning I 3
      2. PROFESSIONAL SEMESTER COURSES

        Complete the following 2 requirement(s):

        1. Complete the following 1 course:

          SASE 452 Teaching for Learning II (3 hours lecture) 3
        2. Complete 1 course for 8 semester hours:

          SASE 453 Student Teaching 8-9
  3. FRENCH METHODS FOR TEACHER EDUCATION

    Complete the following 1 course:

    FREN 419 Teaching French in P-12: Practice (3 hours lecture) 3

Course Descriptions:

BIOL100: Biological Sciences (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab)

The study of life from molecule to organism with focus on structure and function of cells, mechanisms of heredity and change, survey of animals and plants and their interrelationships in the living world. Open to non-majors as well as majors. BIOL 100 is not included in the GPA as a biology major course. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Natural/Physical Science Laboratory. 4 sh.

BIOL107: Biology for Survival (3 hours lecture)

Basic concepts of biology that focus on social implications of pollution, population control, radiation, drugs, pesticides, the genetic revolution, etc. For non-science majors. Biology majors may only take this course as a free elective. 3 sh.

BIOL110: The Biology of Human Life (3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab)

The course is intended to serve the non-biology major and present a basic introduction to human anatomy and physiology. It will provide students with a laboratory experience so that they may learn the scientific method and its application in the field of human biology. This course will provide these students with a body of knowledge specific to human anatomy and physiology so that they may be well informed when dealing with important personal, family and societal issues relative to health and life-style decisions. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Natural/Physical Science Laboratory. 4 sh.

BIOL215: Human Heredity (3 hours lecture)

A non-major course introducing concepts of classical heredity and modern molecular genetics, which stresses the techniques and significance of genetic knowledge and research. 3 sh.

BIOL240: Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology I (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab)

Human anatomy and physiology for health education and physical education majors. Not for biology majors. Biology majors may only take this course as a free elective. 3 sh.

BIOL241: Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology II (2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab)

Human anatomy and physiology for health education and physical education majors. Not for biology majors. Biology majors may only take this course as a free elective. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: BIOL 240.

BIOL243: Human Anatomy and Physiology (3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab)

A study of the dynamics of the human body in relation to its structure and function is based on its nutritional input. Each organ system is discussed in relation to its contribution to the whole functioning organism, as well as a basic survey of its pathologies. Primarily for ADA certification. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: CHEM 130.

BIOL380: Genetics (3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab)

Lecture and lab. Heredity, gene and chromosomal structure and function, gene regulation, mutation and repair, genes in populations, genetic manipulation, and applied genetics are covered. Lab exercises demonstrate genetic concepts. A semester-long project with research paper is required. Required of all biology majors and minors. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in Biology, Molecular Biology and Science Informatics. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: BIOL 230 with a grade of C- or higher and CHEM 120 with a grade of C- or higher.

CMST101: Fundamentals of Speech: Communication Requirement (3 hours lecture)

This course introduces students to the theoretical and practical requirements of different types of public presentations and helps students develop an understanding and appreciation of the dynamic nature of the communication process. The course focuses on the basic elements of the communication process, listening, communicator and audience characteristics, basic research skills, and message composition and delivery. Students learn about the demands of public presentations in culturally and professionally diverse environments and develop presentation competence and flexibility. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Communication, Communication. Previous course SPCM 101 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

EDFD200: Psychological Foundations of Education (3 hours lecture)

The psychological foundations of education enable students to understand and apply essential topics in teaching and learning including development, motivation, diversity and assessment. Through relating theoretical frameworks to empirical research and applying them to classroom settings, students will be better able to understand their own experience as learners and conceptualize their future practice as teachers. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, Social Science. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

EDFD210: Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling (3 hours lecture)

This course examines the public purposes of education in our social and political democracy. Students inquire into the role of schools in fostering the development of democratic principles and practices and examine various curriculum designs and pedagogical strategies. Students also explore the main issues stemming from the efforts to teach democratically in public educational institutions. Students complete 30 hours of fieldwork in an assigned high-performing urban school, which provides a context for these explorations. They examine and analyze successful practices of instruction and classroom management. Attendance at the first class is required to verify field expectations. This course is pre-requisite for admission into the teacher education program. Cross-listed with SASE 210 and READ 210. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Sophomore level or higher and ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

EDFD220: Philosophical Orientation to Education (3 hours lecture)

Western philosophical heritage as related to the issues and responsibilities of American education. Comparative analysis of past and current ideological movements that influence moral, social, and educational decisions of parents, political leaders, and professional educators. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Humanities, Philosophy or Religion. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

EDFD221: Historical Foundations of American Education (3 hours lecture)

This course offers students the crucial sequence of ideas that constitute one of the central themes in American society and culture. Since its beginnings, American thinkers have seen education as the key to an informed citizenry. Major themes in American education will be looked at through the reading of primary and secondary sources. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, American or European History. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

EDFD305: Teaching for Equity & Diversity (3 hours lecture)

This course examines the qualities of teachers, teaching, and schooling that foster the learning of students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. Students explore the ways in which socialization experiences shape perceptions. They reflect on their own beliefs, assumptions, and perceptions about sociocultural identity and how their own socialization has shaped their perceptions of themselves and other people. Students also examine the nature and impact of the increasing social and cultural diversity in K-12 schools in the United States. They learn ways of teaching all children well and to develop positive relationships among teachers, parents and children. Cross-listed with READ 305 and SASE 305. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, EDFD 210, or READ 210; and admission to Teacher Education Program.

EDFD312: Educating English Language Learners (1 hour lecture)

This course module exposes students to the central issues in the education of English language learners in US schools and helps them learn about best practices in education through hands-on experience creating and adjusting lessons and instruction to benefit the academic performance of English language learners as well as of all students. Issues addressed include sociocultural, legal, and political influences on the education of English language learners; principles of second language acquisition; and explicit practice in planning academic content instruction for English language learners. Cross listed with READ 312 and SASE 312. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, EDFD 210 or READ 210; and admission to the Teacher Education program.

FREN202: Seventeenth Century French Theater (3 hours lecture)

Plays of Corneille, Racine and Moliere. 3 sh.

FREN203: Review of French of Grammar (3 hours lecture)

Skills of the French language. Intensive vocabulary practice, laboratory drills, grammar review and weekly compositions, integrated into an intensive language program. Meets World Languages Requirement. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 132.

FREN204: French Stylistics and Composition (3 hours lecture)

Skills of the French language, intensive vocabulary practice, grammar review, and weekly compositions. Meets World Languages Requirement. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 203.

FREN205: French Phonetics (3 hours lecture)

Weekly transcriptions, problems of articulation, rhythm, accentuation and intonation; intensive language laboratory work. 3 sh.

FREN206: Spoken Language Practice (3 hours lecture)

Intensive conversation with organized discussions on subjects of special interest. 3 sh.

FREN208: Mediterranean Civilization and the Origins of French Culture (3 hours lecture)

An examination of the origins and development of French culture in the fields of art, law, language, architecture, political systems, educational principles, and technology. Students will also explore the Roman roots of France, especially Southern France, the evolution of France towards its modern self, and the convergence of France and other former Roman enclaves in the European Union. Taught in English. Cross-listed with FRIN 208. Students should register under FREN 208 to complete written work in French (French majors and minors), or under FRIN 208 to complete written work in English (non-French majors and minors). 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 132 or departmental approval.

FREN210: Introduction to French and Francophone Literature (3 hours lecture)

Representative selection of literary and cultural reading texts, providing general knowledge and understanding of French and Francophone literature. Introduction to techniques of literary analysis. Previous course FREN 146 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

FREN211: Eighteenth Century French Theater (3 hours lecture)

Comedy, tragedy and the origin of the drama. 3 sh.

FREN231: Business French and Computers I (3 hours lecture)

The first half of a two-semester sequential course, conducted entirely in French. It familiarizes students with basic French commercial vocabulary, and computer lexicon required in today's business world. It offers students the opportunity to acquire the bilingual French-English knowledge necessary for secretarial and managerial positions in, for example, import-export companies. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204.

FREN232: Business French and Computers II (3 hours lecture)

A two-semester sequential course conducted entirely in French. It familiarizes students with basic French commercial vocabulary, and computer lexicon required in today's business world. It offers students the opportunity to acquire the bilingual French-English knowledge necessary for secretarial and managerial positions in, for example, import-export companies. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 231.

FREN251: Advanced Syntax (3 hours lecture)

Advanced French syntactical theory. 3 sh.

FREN270: Advanced Composition (3 hours lecture)

A review of advanced grammar through intensive written and oral practice. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in French. 3 sh.

FREN275: Advanced Spoken Language Practice (3 hours lecture)

Intensive conversation on an advanced level on selected and varied topics. 3 sh.

FREN283: Introduction to Women Authors of French-Speaking Africa (3 hours lecture)

This course examines the representations of women in post-colonial literature by French-speaking women authors from North and Sub-Saharan Africa (readings in English translation). Students will explore major works of fiction by women authors as they relate to gender and cultural identity. Readings include novels that deal with contemporary socio-cultural issues. Meets the Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, Non-Western Cultural Perspectives. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Cultures. 3 sh.

FREN286: French Film (3 hours lecture)

Development of film art with special emphasis on the contemporary period. Course taught in English. Work done in French by those taking it for French major credit and in English by those taking it as a general elective. Cross listed with French, German and Russian FRIN 286 and Classics and General Humanities GNHU 286. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Starting Winter 2016: GNHU 115 or GNHU 151 or FRIN 145 or FREN 132 or ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

FREN289: Francophone Film (3 hours lecture)

This course will use cinema as a tool and medium for the critical analysis of artistic and cultural discourse, and will introduce students to postcolonial Francophone cultures outside of metropolitan France and the western French-speaking world (Africa and the Caribbean). Cross listed with French, German, and Russian, FRIN 289 and Classics and General Humanities, GNHU 289. Course taught in English. Work done in French by those taking it for French major credit and in English by those taking it as an elective. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, Non-Western Cultural Perspectives. Meets World Cultures Requirement. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204. Starting Winter 2016: GNHU 115 or GNHU 151 or FRIN 145 or FREN 132 or ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

FREN302: Origins Of French Civilization (3 hours lecture)

French history and cultural development from the Middle Ages to the revolution. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN304: French Civilization 19th and 20th Centuries (3 hours lecture)

Various aspects of the material, intellectual, artistic, and spiritual life of France. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN315: Dada And Surrealism (3 hours lecture)

The Dada and surrealist movements; their influence on twentieth century life. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN325: Structure of the French Language (3 hours lecture)

Introduction to French linguistics in its broadest themes with a particular emphasis on phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics. Study of the sociolinguistic aspects and issues surrounding the French language, regional dialects, and varieties of French in the French-speaking world. Taught in French. Previous course FREN 225 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 205.

FREN334: Seventeenth Century French Literature (3 hours lecture)

The most representative authors of the century. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN335: The French Renaissance (3 hours lecture)

Selected works of Rabelais, Montaigne and the poets of the Pleiade. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN336: Eighteenth Century French Literature (3 hours lecture)

Main writings of the Age of Enlightenment. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN339: Nineteenth Century French Literature (3 hours lecture)

Principal literary currents from Romanticism to symbolism. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN340: Survey of French Poetry (3 hours lecture)

Development of principal poetic movements with emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN341: Contemporary French Drama (3 hours lecture)

Theatre from the beginning of the century to the present. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN345: Development of French Novel to 1900 (3 hours lecture)

Evolution of fiction from the feminist writings of Mme. De La Fayette and Diderot. Literature of social involvement to the present. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN349: Francophone Literature (3 hours lecture)

Literature of French expression outside continental France. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN350: Translation I (3 hours lecture)

Techniques of translation English-French, French-English. Vocabulary, comparative sentence structure, analysis and expression of ideas and images. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in French. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN351: Translation II (3 hours lecture)

Techniques of translation English-French, French-English. Vocabulary, comparative sentence structure, analysis and expression of ideas and images. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in French. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 350.

FREN352: Twentieth Century French Literature (3 hours lecture)

Representative works of contemporary theater and the novel. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN360: French Perspectives (3 hours lecture)

The history of ideas in France since World War II. Emphasizes the interrelationship of political, social, and philosophic thinking. Taught in French. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN365: Introduction to Consecutive and Simultaneous Interpreting (3 hours lecture)

The field of cross-cultural communications (with emphasis on the French-speaking world) and practice in the techniques of simultaneous and consecutive interpreting, French-English, English-French. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 351.

FREN367: Seminars (3.0 hours seminar)

Selected topics to be studied in depth with emphasis on methods of inquiry. Topic announced each semester. May repeated twice for a maximum of 9 credits, provided the course topic is different. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN368: Seminars (3 hours seminar)

Selected topics to be studied in depth with emphasis on methods of inquiry. Topic announced each semester. May be repeated twice for a maximum of 9 credits, provided the course topic is different. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

FREN369: Seminars (3 hours seminar)

Selected topics to be studied in depth with emphasis on methods of inquiry. Topic announced each semester. May be repeated twice for a maximum of 9 credits, provided the course topic is different. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

FREN371: Explication De Texte (3 hours lecture)

Improvement of reading skills and literary perception through the technique of the explication de texte, using examples from a wide variety of periods and genres. Previous course FREN 271 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 210.

FREN375: French Study Abroad

Study at a university in a French speaking country to gain first-hand knowledge of the historical, social, economic, and cultural life of the country. Credit by evaluation. 3 - 9 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

FREN380: Cooperative Education for the French Major

Supervised work experience and academic project in professional field related to major. 4 - 8 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

FREN410: Advanced French Grammar (3 hours lecture)

A review of the most important structural features of French, with special emphasis on areas of interference with English structure. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN418: Theories and Approaches to Teaching French as a Second Language (3 hours lecture)

The first half of a two-semester sequential course conducted entirely in French. Analysis of various second language theories, and a survey of instructional methods and the principles underlying them. Also offers an overview of research findings in the area of French as a second language. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN419: Teaching French in P-12: Practice (3 hours lecture)

The second half of a two-semester sequential course conducted entirely in French. Application of various teaching techniques; development of mini lesson plans and a unit plan by integrating state and national standards; and application of appropriate performance-based assessment. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 418.

FREN452: Translation III (3 hours lecture)

Translation of articles in specific fields of interest to improve translation skills. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in French. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 351.

FREN470: Seminars (3 hours seminar)

Selected topics to be studied in depth with emphasis on methods of inquiry. Topic announced each semester. May be repeated twice for a maximum of 9 credits, provided the course topic is different. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

FREN472: French Language Workshop (3 hours lecture)

A thorough foundation in French at the level required for successful graduate studies. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: FREN 204 or departmental approval.

FREN478: Independent Study

Directed independent study and research in French language and literature. May be taken for a maximum of 3.0 credits. 1 - 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

HLTH101: Personal Health Issues (3 hours lecture)

Personal Health Issues examines health through six interrelated dimensions: physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, interpersonal and social, and environmental. This course examines how health choices impact society and the health of a community. Additionally, health policies and societal health issues are examined for their impact on the individual. This course emphasizes contemporary health issues using the national initiative Health People 2010 as a framework. Assessing health status, increasing health competencies to enhance decision-making skills, eliciting health-promoting behaviors, and interpreting existing and proposed social actions that ultimately affect individual, family, community and environmental health are central focuses of this course. 3 sh.

HLTH207: Safety, Accidents and Emergency Care. Starting Winter 2016: Injury Prevention and Emergency Care (3 hours lecture)

Provides for study of major safety areas including transportation, public safety, industrial and home safety. Emergency health care, first aid treatment, and preventive measures are considered in the context of individual, agency and institutional responsibilities. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Starting Winter 2016: HLTH 102.

HLTH210: Consumer Health (3 hours lecture)

Interpretation of individual economic activity as it relates to health service and health products. Includes analysis of factors influencing consumer health attitudes and behavior. 3 sh.

HLTH213: Perspectives on Drugs (3 hours lecture)

Provides for the study of licit as well as illicit drug use in contemporary society from the perspective of selected biomedical and psychosocial disciplines. Examines the effects of drugs on the individual and society in the context of changing social conditions and technological developments. Analyzes complex nature of the drug problem and rehabilitative and preventive measures and tentative solutions to this important aspect of human existence. 3 sh.

HLTH220: Mental Health (3 hours lecture)

Provides for the study of human emotional adjustment throughout the life cycle from biomedical and psychosocial perspectives. The factors that foster the development of emotional and mental well-being and the forces that contribute to the breakdown of human adjustment capabilities are identified and analyzed in light of research and clinical literature. Special attention is given to the strategies for the prevention of mental disorders and promotion of mental health. 3 sh.

HLTH290: Human Sexuality (3 hours lecture)

Students will explore many interacting cultural, personal and health factors relating to human sexual development, attitudes, and behaviors. Historical, anthropological, biological/physiological, socio-cultural and psychological factors will be introduced to encourage a broad perspective. Discussion of differing philosophical, ethical and moral positions will also aid students in making a critical assessment of intimate human relationships and acquaint them with criteria and processes for understanding themselves as sexual beings. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, Social Science. 3 sh.

HLTH307: The Study of Human Diseases (3 hours lecture)

Provides a comprehensive study of diseases, their etiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment. Includes a review of causation theories and incidence patterns and focuses on major degenerative, neoplastic, metabolic, immunologic, and infectious diseases. Attention is given to prevention and control measures with an emphasis on the role of selected health/medical resources in disease management. Offered as HLTH 307 through Fall 2015. To become HLTH 208 effective Winter 2016. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: HLTH 105 or HPEM 150 or ATTR 201 and at least one 200-level course in HLTH, HPEM, or ATTR.

HLTH314: Public Health Aspects of Alcohol Abuse (3 hours lecture)

Examines the impact of alcohol abuse on public health. Society's attempts to diminish the impact are also explored. Includes study of effects of alcohol abuse on the family and workplace; prevention modalities and rehabilitation programs. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: HLTH 213 or HLTH 215.

HLTH330: Foundations of Health Education. Starting Winter 2016: Health Education Methods (3 hours lecture)

Provides a comprehensive study of the scientific, social, behavioral, educational, and legal foundations of health education. Traces the evolution and interprets the impact of related professions on school, community, and allied health education. Meets the University Writing Requirement for majors in Health. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Health Education major or departmental approval. Starting Winter 2016: HLTH 204.

HLTH411: School Health and Community Services (3 hours lecture)

Provides for an in-depth understanding of the school health program and community services. Includes study of school and health services, healthful school environment, and health education and community health services. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Health Education major or departmental approval. Starting Winter 2016: HLTH 330.

HLTH430: Health Counseling. Starting Winter 2016: Counseling Skills for Public Health Professionals (3 hours lecture)

Course focuses on factors influencing health and illness behavior with implications for behavioral intervention in health care. Included are the intervention strategies of prevention, crisis intervention, postvention and compliance, and the intervention techniques of assessment, interviewing, counseling skills and small group dynamics. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: HLTH 220 or HLTH 222 or departmental approval. Starting Winter 2016: HLTH 330.

HONP210: Honors Seminar in Science (3 hours seminar, 2 hours lab)

Interdisciplinary course in the natural and physical sciences consisting of seminars and laboratory experience. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Natural/Physical Science Laboratory. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: For Honors Program students only or by permission of instructor.

HONP211: Honors Seminar in Contemporary Issues in Science (3 hours seminar)

Interdisciplinary course in the natural and physical sciences applying the scientific method, scientific data analysis, reasoning and logic to selected contemporary issues. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: For Honors Program students only or by permission of instructor.

HPEM150: Principles and Practice of Emergency Care (3 hours lecture)

Provides for study of emergency care management. Provides knowledge and skills for teaching principles and practices of emergency care in a school or adult fitness setting. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Starting Winter 2016: Exercise Science (ESCI) or Physical Education w/ conc: Adult Fitness (PEAF) majors only or departmental approval.

NUFD182: Nutrition (3 hours lecture)

This course is designed to give students a general knowledge of the components of the food we eat, the nutrients necessary for a healthy life, the functions of nutrients and the interrelationships and metabolism of nutrients. The factors which influence the recommended dietary intake of nutrients, and theories and guidelines for screening nutrition risk and disease and prevention are presented. 3 sh.

PSYC200: Educational Psychology (3 hours lecture)

Required for teaching. Covers child and adolescent development; fundamentals of learning theory as applied to classroom situations, learning inhibition and academic non-achievement, personal-social adjustment, measuring and evaluating teaching-learning, creativity. Course may not be taken by Psychology majors for major credit effective Fall 1995. 3 sh.

READ210: Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling (3 hours lecture)

This course examines the public purposes of education in our social and political democracy. Students inquire into the role of schools in fostering the development of democratic principles and practices and examine various curriculum designs and pedagogical strategies. Students also explore the main issues stemming from the efforts to teach democratically in public educational institutions. Students complete 30 hours of fieldwork in an assigned high-performing urban school, which provides a context for these explorations. They examine and analyze successful practices of instruction and classroom management. Attendance at the first class is required to verify field expectations. This course is pre-requisite for admission into the teacher education program. Cross-listed with SASE 210 and EDFD 210. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Sophomore level or higher and ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

READ305: Teaching for Equity & Diversity (3 hour lecture)

This course examines the qualities of teachers, teaching, and schooling that foster the learning of students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. Students explore the ways in which socialization experiences shape perceptions. They reflect on their own beliefs, assumptions, and perceptions about sociocultural identity and how their own socialization has shaped their perceptions of themselves and other people. Students also examine the nature and impact of the increasing social and cultural diversity in K-12 schools in the United States. They learn ways of teaching all children well and to develop positive relationships among teachers, parents and children. Cross listed with EDFD 305 and SASE 305. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, READ 210, or EDFD 210; and admission to Teacher Education Program.

READ312: Educating English Language Learners (1 hour lecture)

This course module exposes students to the central issues in the education of English language learners in US schools and helps them learn about best practices in education through hands-on experience creating and adjusting lessons and instruction to benefit the academic performance of English language learners as well as of all students. Issues addressed include sociocultural, legal, and political influences on the education of English language learners; principles of second language acquisition; and explicit practice in planning academic content instruction for English language learners. Cross-listed with SASE 312 and EDFD 312. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, READ 210, or EDFD 210; and admission to the Teacher Education program.

READ411: Language & Literacy (3 hours lecture)

This course is designed to assist pre-service middle and secondary school teachers across majors in understanding the nature of language and literacy teaching and learning in their content areas. Students review basic components of reading, social and cultural aspects of literacy practice, and the specifics of language and literacy in different disciplines (e.g., distinct vocabulary, particular writing and reading demands). Students learn to develop a repertoire of teaching/learning literacy strategies that enhance comprehension. Students conduct sample assessments and content-area lessons with middle and high school students. Through observation in a content classroom, students learn ways of integrating literacy learning into their lessons as well as ways of organizing and managing the classroom to extend literacy learning. Fieldwork or service-learning experience is required. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, READ 210, or EDFD 210; SASE 305, READ 305, or EDFD 305; and admission to Teacher Education Program.

SASE210: Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling (3 hours lecture)

This course examines the public purposes of education in our social and political democracy. Students inquire into the role of schools in fostering the development of democratic principles and practices and examine various curriculum designs and pedagogical strategies. Students also explore the main issues stemming from the efforts to teach democratically in public educational institutions. Students complete 30 hours of fieldwork in an assigned high-performing urban school, which provides a context for these explorations. They examine and analyze successful practices of instruction and classroom management. Attendance at the first class is required to verify field expectations. This course is pre-requisite for admission into the teacher education program. Cross-listed with READ 210 and EDFD 210. Previous course CURR 210 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Sophomore level or higher and ENWR105 or HONP100.

SASE305: Teaching for Equity and Diversity (3 hours lecture)

This course examines the qualities of teachers, teaching, and schooling that foster the learning of students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. Students explore the ways in which socialization experiences shape perceptions. They reflect on their own beliefs, assumptions and perceptions about sociocultural identity and how their own socialization has shaped their perceptions of themselves and other people. Students also examine the nature and impact of the increasing social and cultural diversity in K-12 schools in the United States. They learn ways of teaching all children well and to develop positive relationships among teachers, parents and children. Cross listed with SASE 305 and READ 305. Previous course CURR 305 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, EDFD 210, or READ 210.

SASE310: Inclusion in Middle and Secondary Schools (1 hour lecture)

This course module exposes students to the central issues in the inclusion of students with disabilities in U.S middle and secondary schools. Best practices for providing access to the curriculum through explicitly designing and adjusting instruction for students with disabilities in inclusive classrooms are presented to address the wide range of needs and bolster the academic performance of all students. Issues addressed include legal, professional and environmental influences on the education of students with special needs; implementation of effective inclusion, collaborative teaching diversified instruction, and social integration for students with disabilities in the inclusive classroom. Previous course CURR 310 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, EDFD 210, or READ 210; and admission to Teacher Education Program.

SASE312: Educating English Language Learners (1 hour lecture)

This course module exposes students to the central issues in the education of English language learners in US schools and helps them learn about best practices in education through hands-on experience creating and adjusting lessons and instruction to benefit the academic performance of English language learners as well as of all students. Issues addressed include sociocultural, legal, and political influences on the education of English language learners; principles of second language acquisition; and explicit practice in planning academic content instruction for English language learners. Cross listed with READ 312 and EDFD 312. Previous course CURR 312 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, EDFD 210, or READ 210; and admission to the Teacher Education Program.

SASE314: Assessment of Learning (1 hour lecture)

This course module is designed to be an introduction for preservice teachers to assessment and accountability. The course introduces students to various issues and techniques related to assessing students in the classroom, and provides hands-on practice understanding different assessment methods, evaluating student performance, and using assessment data to adjust and improve in-class instruction and student learning. Previous course CURR 314 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, EDFD 210, or READ 210; SASE 305, EDFD 305, or READ 305; and admission to Teacher Education Program.

SASE316: Integrating Technology Across the School Curriculum (1 hour laboratory)

This one-credit course introduces pre-service teachers to the dimensions of educational technology for teaching and learning. It exposes them to the history of educational technology as well as pedagogical and practical implementation of educational technologies. It enables the students to draw upon field-based experiences and in READ 411 to plan instructional technology environments that are student-centered, collaborative, and inquiry-based, that emphasize critical thinking, and that support specific curricular goals as stated in institutional, state and national standards for technology in education. Previous course CURR 316 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: SASE 210, EDFD 210, or READ 210; SASE 305, EDFD 305, OR READ 305; and admission to Teacher Education Program.

SASE450: Fieldwork

Students spend 120 hours, or approximately two hours a week, in a selected public school. Activities include, but are not limited to, observing classroom teachers, facilitating small group and individual instruction, participating in after-school activities, tutoring, attending department meetings, shadowing and interviewing students and teachers, lesson planning and teaching, and assessing student work. Previous course CURR 450 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EDFD 200; SASE 210, EDFD 210 or READ 210; EDFD 220; EDFD 221; SASE 305, EDFD 305 or READ 305; SASE 310; SASE 312, EDFD 312 or READ 312; SASE 314; SASE 316; READ 411; and admission to teacher education program.

SASE451: Teaching for Learning I

This is the first course in a two-semester sequence (SASE 451, SASE 452) in preparation for student teaching and the beginning of the students' professional careers in teaching. The course is held on site in a partner secondary school that acts as a laboratory for learning. Students investigate democratic classroom practice by focusing on curriculum development; creating a positive, well-structured climate for learning in their classrooms; learning and practicing techniques for effective classroom management; and choosing appropriate teaching strategies and assessments to create successful learning experiences for their students. Previous course CURR 451 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EDFD 200; SASE 210, EDFD 210 or READ 210; EDFD 220; EDFD 221; SASE 305, EDFD 305 or READ 305; SASE 310; SASE 312, EDFD 312 or READ 312; SASE 314; SASE 316; READ 411; and admission to the teacher education program.

SASE452: Teaching for Learning II (3 hours lecture)

This is the second course in a two-semester sequence (SASE 451, SASE 452). This course focuses on putting into practice all the knowledge and skills students have developed throughout their professional sequence in their full-time, supervised student teaching experience. A primary focus is on planning and implementing curriculum. In addition to curriculum planning and using appropriate instructional and assessment strategies, students learn about the impact of the school and classroom culture and climate on student learning and on relationships between and among students, teachers, and other professionals in schools. Previous course CURR 452 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EDFD 200; SASE 210, EDFD 210 or READ 210; EDFD 220; EDFD 221; SASE 305, EDFD 305 or READ 305; SASE 310; SASE 312, EDFD 312 or READ 312; SASE 314; SASE 316; SASE 451; READ 411; and a methods course.

SASE453: Student Teaching

Full-time student teaching under the supervision of a qualified cooperating teacher in the public schools of New Jersey is required of all students who complete the regular program of certification requirements. Previous course CURR 453 effective through Spring 2014. 8 - 9 sh.

Prerequisites: EDFD 200; SASE 210, EDFD 210 or READ 210; EDFD 220; EDFD 221; SASE 305, EDFD 305 or READ 305; SASE 310; SASE 312, EDFD 312 or READ 312; SASE 314; SASE 316; SASE 450; SASE 451; READ 411; and a methods course.

Additional Requirements for State Certification
The following additional requirements must be met prior to student teaching. Upon admission to the Post-BA Program, the student’s submitted transcripts are evaluated to determine if any of these requirements have been fulfilled by previous coursework. In such cases, the requirement(s) appears on the degree audit as being waived.

  • SPCM 101 – Fundamentals of Speech or Speech Challenge Exam or Documented & approved experience
  • Physiology & Hygiene – free test at county office of education or BIOL/HLTH course
  • Educational Psychology - ELRS 580 Learning: Process & Measurement or PSYC 560 Advanced Educational
  • Psychology or equivalent undergraduate course work