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World Language Education

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World Language Education
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Bring the world to your classroom

The World Language Education (WLE) program integrates education and language courses. Your foreign language education degree will prepare you to teach kindergarten through 12th grade in a variety of urban and suburban education settings, including public and private schools.

As part of this program, you will take language courses from the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and education courses from the College of Education. You will earn a BA from the College of Education, and concentrations are offered in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish.

Classes

Coursework

  • Culture in the Classroom
  • Grammar and Composition
  • Human Development and Learning
  • Integrating Content into World Language Instruction
  • Literary Analysis
  • Literature
  • Phonology and Phonetics
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Sociology of Education
  • Teaching Modern Languages

Concentrations/Tracks

  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Career Options

Common Career Areas

  • Teaching
  • Interpreter
  • Translation
More career info

92%

of World Language Education graduates were employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment after graduation.

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