Feb 06, 2023  
2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Modern Languages, BA (42-574) - Teacher Education Option (ML03) (4 Year Guide)

This guide is valid for this Undergraduate Catalog only and is subject to change. This guide is a recommendation only and your actual program may vary. The time it takes to complete a degree and the sequence in which courses are taken will depend on any credits transferred to UCM and on placement in math and writing. See the current Undergraduate Catalog for a complete listing of academic policies, curriculum, prerequisites, and course descriptions.

Suggested Schedule

Freshman Year - Fall Semester

Semester Total: 16 Hours

Freshman Year - Spring Semester

Semester Total: 14-15 Hours

Sophomore Year - Fall Semester

  • 2000/3000 level course (FREN, GER, or SPAN) (3) *
  • 3000 level course (FREN, GER, or SPAN) (3) *

Semester Total: 16 Hours

Sophomore Year - Spring Semester

  • 3000 level courses (FREN, GER, or SPAN) (6) *
  • General Education - Literature (3)
  • General Education (6)

Semester Total: 15 Hours

(Successfully complete MoGEA exam by end of this semester)

Junior Year - Fall Semester

  • 3000 level course (FREN, GER, or SPAN) (3) *
  • 4000 level course (FREN, GER, or SPAN) (3) *
  • General Education (3)
  • Free Choice Electives (6 hrs. will be validated language credit) (9)

Semester Total: 18 Hours

Semester Total: 15 Hours

Semester Total: 13-14 Hours

Semester Total: 12 Hours

(All non-student teaching coursework and tests must be successfully completed before this semester for enrollment in student teaching.)

Modern Languages Major (Professional Applications Option - Education Concentration (K-12 Certification)), BA Degree 120 Hours

(114 hours taken on campus plus six hours of “validated credit” or “dual credit”.)

  • * All 33 hours of the language requirement must be in the same modern foreign language (French, German, or Spanish).
  • + Enrollment in Intermediate I requires completion of 6 hours of credit for Elementary Language I and Elementary Language II or equivalent proficiency. If you received college credit for these classes while in high school (dual credit), these credits will be applied to the major sequence. Students who have taken high school language courses (French, German or Spanish) may enroll beyond the Elementary I level, and may apply for Validated Credit for the class(es) skipped. A student completing Elementary II with a grade of C or higher will earn three credit hours for Elementary I at no tuition charge; a student completing Intermediate I with a grade of C or higher will earn six credit hours for Elementary I and II at no tuition charge.
  • # These four courses must be taken as a block, see your success advisor for enrollment.
  • ** Students pursuing the Education Concentration must complete a biology prefix.
  • *** UNIV 1400  is a free choice elective and is highly recommended for academic success. If UNIV 1400  is chosen, 1 less hour of free choice electives will be needed.
  • 10 This course fulfills Competency 10 - Integration in the General Education program. The hours count in the major, not in general education.
  • The Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA) is an exam required of all Teacher Education students. Students must pass all areas of the MoGEA for admission to the Teacher Education Program. Students should take and successfully complete the MoGEA before completion of their sophomore year (60 earned hours). See your success advisor to discuss the classes needed to prepare for the exam.
  • Teacher Education candidates must take the appropriate Missouri Content Assessment (MoCA) for their certification area before they can student teach, and must pass it in order to be recommended for certification. Information and registration is available on the MEGA website: http://www.mo.nesinc.com/.
  • See www.ucmo.edu/cert for statement and information (including application) on admission to teacher education. Full admission is required before enrollment in professional education classes and student teaching. The application for student teaching is due approximately one year in advance.