The UB Teach French education program is an accelerated, combined degree program that allows you to earn a French BA and a French education EdM within five years. It provides you with content expertise in French language and culture while preparing you to teach French at the adolescence level (grades 7 to 12 with a grades 1 to 6 extension).
In this combined program, you will study in the French Program within the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures in the College of Arts and Sciences as well as the Department of Learning and Instruction in the Graduate School of Education. While in the French program, you benefit from a dedicated focus on the study of French Language and Literature; in the Department of Learning and Instruction, you will learn how to bring French to life in the classroom.
UB prepares highly qualified teachers who lead their classrooms, shape students’ lives and positively engage with the communities they serve.
Students enrolled in this program will:
|Academic credential granted||Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Master of Education (EdM)|
|Certification option||Successful completion of program leads to an institutional recommendation for New York State initial and professional certification in French education|
|Grade levels||7 to 12 with 1 to 6 extension|
|Credits required for completion||148|
|Time to completion||5 years|
|Course delivery||On campus, online|
|Experiential contact hours|| |
|Application deadline||Early action: Nov. 15 |
Scholarship consideration: Dec. 15
Regular decision: Feb. 1
Students can continue to submit an application for fall consideration until capacity is reached.
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This is a sample course schedule. These courses are subject to change. As a student in the UB Teach program, you must work closely with your advisor before registering for classes.
FR 151 and FR 152 (unless these are waived by the department on the basis of placement results or if additional prerequisite language courses are required to achieve the level of 151 proficiency)
FR 343 Advanced Communication for Students of French
Two 200-level courses from among the following:
Complete one earlier literature course:
Complete one non-European literature and culture course:
Complete one non-literary cultural production course:
Six FR courses (18 credits) at the 300/400 level
ELP 405 Sociology of Education
LAI 350 Introduction to Education
You will not apply separately to graduate study; instead, there are a series of progression points that you must meet.
Advancement to the graduate portion of the program requires that you:
For more information about coursework and requirements, please contact:
Office of Educator Preparation, firstname.lastname@example.org, 716-645-2461
You are required to have daily access to a reliable broadband connection and a computer that meets university computing standards. You are also expected to have basic computer competency before beginning your coursework.