World Languages Education, German Teaching Option

Effective May 2015

This major is under an administrative enrollment control. Please review the Entrance-to-Major requirements found at http://dus.psu.edu/students/etm/requirements.html

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
EDUC 100S: First-Year Seminar in EducationNotes for: EDUC 100S (FYS)

EDUC 100S (FYS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
GER 201: Conversation and CompositionNotes for: GER 201

GER 201

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
ENGL 015: Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015 (GWS)

ENGL 015 (GWS)

Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAST 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Science SelectionNotes for: Science Selection GN

Science Selection GN

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Health and Physical ActivityNotes for: (GHA)

(GHA)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1.5
Art SelectionNotes for: (GA)

(GA)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15.5

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
EDPSY 014: Learning and InstructionNotes for: EDPSY 014

EDPSY 014

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HD FS 229: Infant and Child DevelopmentNotes for: HD FS 229 (GS)

HD FS 229 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Mathematics SelectionNotes for: (GQ)

(GQ)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
GER 301: Intermediate Conversation and CompositionNotes for: GER 301 (IL)

GER 301 (IL)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
GER 157: Pennsylvania Germans: The Culture of the SectariansNotes for: GER 157 (GH)

GER 157 (GH)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or GER 200: Contemporary German CultureNotes for: GER 200 (GH)

GER 200 (GH)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
EDTHP 115: Education in American SocietyNotes for: EDTHP 115 (US)

EDTHP 115 (US)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
GER 310: Introduction to the Study of German LiteratureNotes for: GER 310 (IL)

GER 310 (IL)

Petition for Literature and GH
Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Mathematics SelectionNotes for: (GQ)

(GQ)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Science SelectionNotes for: (GN)

(GN)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
HD FS 239: Adolescent DevelopmentNotes for: HD FS 239 (GS)

HD FS 239 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or PSYCH 412: AdolescenceNotes for: PSYCH 412

PSYCH 412

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 15

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 100A: Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100A (GWS)

CAS 100A (GWS)

Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAST 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
C I 295: Introductory Field Experience for Teacher PreparationNotes for: C I 295

C I 295

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
WL ED 300: Foundations of Second Language TeachingNotes for: WL ED 300

WL ED 300

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
C I 280: Introduction to Teaching English to English Language LearnersNotes for: C I 280 GH

C I 280 GH

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
GER 344: Intermediate German CultureNotes for: GER 344 (IL)

GER 344 (IL)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Health and Physical ActivityNotes for: (GHA)

(GHA)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
WL ED 411: Methods for Teaching World Languages in Grades 1-5Notes for: WL ED 411

WL ED 411

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
WL ED 495B: Field Experience for World Languages Teacher Preparation in Grades 1-5Notes for: WL ED 495B

WL ED 495B

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
GER 401Y: Advanced CompositionNotes for: GER 401Y

GER 401Y

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
SPLED 400: Teaching Exceptional Students in General Education SettingsNotes for: SPLED 400

SPLED 400

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
GER 411: The Teaching of GermanNotes for: GER 411

GER 411

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 16

Semester 6 (Study Abroad Semester)

Course DetailsCredits
Arts SelectionNotes for: (GA)

(GA)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
GER 399: Foreign Study--GermanNotes for: GER 399

GER 399

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or GER 440: Seminar in German CultureNotes for: GER 440

GER 440

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or GER 497: Special TopicsNotes for: GER 497

GER 497

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
GER 480

GER 480

or GER 481

GER 481 IL

3
GER 431: History of German Literature and Culture INotes for: GER 431 IL

GER 431 IL

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or GER 432: History of German Literature and Culture II Notes for: GER 432 IL

GER 432 IL

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
GER 412: Contrastive Analysis of Modern German and EnglishNotes for: GER 412

GER 412

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or GER 430: History of the German LanguageNotes for: GER 430 IL

GER 430 IL

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
WL ED 412W: Methods of Teaching World Languages in Grades 6-12Notes for: WL ED 412W

WL ED 412W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
WL ED 495C: Field Experience for World Languages Teacher Preparation in Grades 6-12Notes for: WL ED 495C

WL ED 495C

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ENGL 202A: Effective Writing: Writing in the Social SciencesNotes for: ENGL 202A GWS

ENGL 202A GWS

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 202B: Effective Writing: Writing in the Humanities Notes for: ENGL 202B GWS

ENGL 202B GWS

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
SPLED 403B: Evidence-Based Methods for Teaching Secondary Students with Disabilities in Inclusive SettingsNotes for: SPLED 404B

SPLED 404B

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Science SelectionNotes for: GN

GN

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
CI 495E: Practicum in Student Teaching--Secondary EducationNotes for: C I 495E

C I 495E

No additional coursework permitted during Student Teaching
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
15
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

  • Must complete at least 3 cr. of United States (US) and 3 cr. of International Cultures (IL).
  • W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.
  • Summer study could reduce some of the credit loads above.
  • s Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
  • Academic Advising Notes: The course series listed above is only one of many possible ways to move through this curriculum.   Please be sure to also use the curriculum checksheets and degree audits, as well as consult with an adviser about appropriate scheduling sequences, clearances for field experiences and Testing requirements. Advisers also can assist students in identifying coursework offered at Penn State in the SUMMER.

 

 

 

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

ENGL 015 (GWS)
Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAST 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
GER 310 (IL)
Petition for Literature and GH
CAS 100A (GWS)
Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAST 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
C I 495E
No additional coursework permitted during Student Teaching