(30-31 semester hours)
Five electives (or 15 hrs) numbered 123/202 or higher, one of which may be the German interim abroad.
German Elementary And Secondary Education Major
Note: German education majors must participate in an abroad experience in a German speaking country. The German interim abroad can meet this requirement, though, a semester abroad program or summer work or apprenticeship program are highly recommended.
(30 semester hours)
Four electives (or 12 hrs) numbered 301 or higher, one of which may be the German interim abroad.
IDIS 356 (elementary) or IDIS 357 (secondary)
Students in teacher education must pass the test administered by the State of Michigan. They must also pass a departmental German proficiency examination prior to the teaching internship and an Oral Proficiency Interview. A rating of Advanced - Low on the ACTFL Proficiency Scale constitutes the minimum required level of proficiency. For details and for information on cost and scheduling see the chairperson. Additional criteria for approval for the teacher education program are found in the Teacher Education Program Guidebook, available in the Education Department.