Feb 28, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Modern Foreign Languages Teaching Licensure

Interim Coordinator: José I. Barrio Olano
Phone: (540) 568-6128
Email: barrioji@jmu.edu

In conjunction with the College of Education , the department offers programs leading to the teaching license in French, German and Spanish. In addition to the General Education  and academic major requirements, students desiring preK-12 teaching licensure in French, German 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 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.

Total: 39 Credit Hours


Minimum grade of “C” required in EDUC 200 , PSYC 160  and WRTC 103 .

Minimum Grades

A student must receive a minimum grade of “C-” for course credits to count toward any major or minor in the Department of FLLC.