French Education

Students may choose a major program in French Education, leading to Pennsylvania K-12 certification. Entrance into the major program is determined by the successful completion of French 201: Intermediate French sequence or by the demonstration of equivalent skills on theCLEP, A.P., International Baccalaureate examinations. As stated above, student must also successfully pass through the Sophomore Review process before formal admittance to the major is granted. In order to receive your degree and certification in French Education, students must meet all of the requirements outlined in the Education Department section of the university catalog. Please refer to all standards, policies and admission/retention criteria as specified for all Education majors seeking a degree from Mercyhurst University and certification by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

a) Required Sequence:
FREN 125 French Culture (in translation) 3 credits OR
FREN 126 Francophone Cultures (in translation) 3 credits OR
FREN 130 French Literature (in translation)3 credits
FREN 207 Intermediate French II 3 credits
FREN 208 Introduction to Literature 3 credits
FREN 209 Introduction to French Civilization 3 credits
FREN 210 Conversation/Composition I 3 credits
FREN 305 Seminar in Culture Literature 3 credits
FREN 308 Phonetics 3 credits
FREN 310 Seminar: Translation 3 credits
WL 314 Introduction to Sociolinguistics 3 credits
ANTH 109 World Geography 3 credits OR
ANTH 112 World Cultures 3 credits

b) Elective Sequence: Majors must choose at least two electives in their major
language, for instance:
Fren 300 (Conversation/Composition II)
Fren 316 (Abroad Experience)
Other courses as offered by the Department

c) The required sequence for the Secondary
Education candidate as shown in the education
section of the University catalog, along with WL 312: Second
Language Acquisition.