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Foreign Language (P-12) (Teacher Certification)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Fall 2008 - Summer 2009 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Teacher Certification in Foreign Language (P-12)

Unit: College of Education and Human Development

Teacher certification in Foreign Language Education (grades P-12), in Spanish or French, is available at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Students interested in teacher certification at the graduate level through the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree must first complete a baccalaureate degree with a major in Spanish or French before entering the teacher certification program at the graduate level.  Students must apply and be accepted into the MAT program in order to complete teacher certification.

The following courses are prerequisites for application to the Master of Arts in Teaching degree. They may be taken as part of the baccalaureate degree program. In addition to these courses, other credentials must be submitted. Also, applicants are required to have a 2.75 overall grade point average and meet the minimum score requirements on the Graduate Record Examination. For a complete listing of admission requirements and application deadlines, contact the College of Education and Human Development Advising Center.


Semester Hours

Speech Communication (or Speech Proficiency Exam) 


Bachelor’s degree including teaching field in one of the following: Spanish or French             

Minimum 30

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