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Master of Arts and
certification program

Model Schedule:
Secondary World Languages - German

The number of content courses will vary among students. A transcript analysis is required to determine the exact number of content courses needed to complete the program. Students are not required to take summer courses.

Content Course Requirements for Certification

Courses in bold are required for program admission, to be determined by transcript analysis; other courses listed can be taken while enrolled in the program.

  • GER 101 Introduction to German Language and Culture 1
  • GER 102 Introduction to German Language and Culture 2
  • GER 203 Intermediate German 1
  • GER 204 Intermediate German 2
  • GER 301 Conversations in Context I: Germany and its Past
  • GER 302 Conversations in Context II: Germany Today
  • GER 303 Communication through Culture: German Nation
  • GER 304 Stories and Histories: German-speaking Culture
  • GER 431 Fables & Fairy Tales: Lit. Enlightenment-Romanticism OR GER 432 Modern German Literature since Romanticism
  • GER 440 German Cultural History 350-1700 OR GER 441 German Culture since 1945
  • GER 496 Capstone or Equivalent
  • Electives: 2 elective courses in the major
  • LING 311 Introduction to Structural Linguistics

Model Schedule

  FALL 1 SPRING 1 SUMMER
C&I 602. Principles of Teaching
and Learning
RDNG 622. Reading in the
Content Area
(Courses denoted with asterisk may be taken during summer or switched to a different term in consultation with your advisor)
EDP 600. Educational Psychology

*C&I 689. Cultural Diversity in the Classroom
SCFD 620. Philosophy of Education OR
*SCFD 640. History of American Education
*SPED 500. Legal/Educational Foundations: Special Education



*Language Content Course
(as needed)
*Language Content Course
(as needed)

*Language Content Course
(as needed)
* Language Content Course
(as needed)

 FALL 2 SPRING 2
LANG 421. The Teaching of
Foreign Languages 
(50 HR. Field Placement)
C&I 588. Advanced Field Experience

(Courses denoted with asterisk may be taken during summer or switched to a different term in consultation with your advisor)
*C&I 688. Classroom Organization and Management C&I 584. Advanced Clinical Experience
*SPED 601. Academic
Interventions: Special Needs
C&I 680. Technology Integration
*Language Content Course
(as needed)


*Language Content Course
(as needed)