Teaching Certificate in French

The Master in Teaching (Secondary) program admits a world language cohort every year. The next application deadline will be October 5, 2016 to begin the program in Spring 2017. This program has enjoyed a high rate of success with 100% of graduates being placed, and those in the Puget Sound area earning on average starting salaries of $50,000-$60,000. Students planning to pursue the Secondary Teacher Education Program MIT at the University of Washington should contact the College of Education Graduate Programs, Office of Student Services, 206 Miller Hall, Box 353600, email edinfo@uw.edu, or call (206) 543-7834 for application information.
 
*World Language applicants in the 2011 Secondary MIT cohort and beyond must pass the Designated World Languages WEST-E along with the ACTFL Writing Proficiency Test and the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview at the Advanced-Low level in the target language. Additional information is found on the ACTFL web site.

Primary Endorsement in French:

Available to those with a UW MIT degree and State of WA teaching certificate. Requires completion of 45 credits of 300 and 400-level work (with the exception of LING 200) as described below:

  • Mandatory requirement: French 301, 302, 303
  • Literary Studies (at least one course from this category): French 304, 305, 306
  • Cultural and Historical Studies (at least one from this category): French 376, 378
  • Linguistics: LING 200 or LING 400
  • To meet the minimum requirement of 45 credits students may take any additional 300- or 400-level French credits, as long as no more than 10 of the 45 credits are taught in English

Secondary Endorsement in French:

Requires completion of 45 credits of 300 and 400-level French, as follows:

  • Mandatory requirement: French 301, 302, 303
  • Cultural and Historical Studies (at least one) French 376, 378 
  • To meet the minimum requirement of 45 credits of French at the 300 and 400-level, select from the following: 304, 305, 306, and 400-level French coursework