Coordinator: Mary O’Donnell
Phone: (540) 568-5110
In conjunction with the College of Education , the department offers programs leading to the teaching license in French, German, Italian and Spanish. In addition to the General Education and academic major requirements, students desiring preK-12 teaching licensure in French, German, Italian or Spanish must be accepted for admission to the teacher education program offered by the College of Education prior to enrolling in professional education courses. In addition to the 33 foreign language credits, an additional 39 credits are required for teaching licensure.
Students interested in teacher licensure in French, German, Italian or Spanish must also meet the specific curriculum requirements of their foreign language major as part of the undergraduate academic degree.
For a complete description of admission and retention policies and procedures for teacher education, refer to the College of Education. Students seeking licensure are encouraged to consult regularly with the teaching licensure coordinator.