French Teacher (7-12), B.A. Four-Year Degree Map for Bulletin Year 2021-2022

First Year

Fall Classes - 15 credits Credits Spring Classes - 15 credits Credits
ENGL 1010: English Composition I
Pathways Required Core
3 ENGL 1012: English Composition II
Pathways Required Core
3
Math & Quantitative Reasoning
Pathways Required Core
3 Life & Physical Sciences
Pathways Required Core
3
Creative Expression
Pathways Flexible Core
3 World Cultures & Global Issues
Pathways Flexible Core
3
FREN 1010: Basic Language Skills I
Pathways College Option
3 FREN 1020: Basic Language Skills II
Pathways College Option
3
General Elective
General Elective
3 General Elective
General Elective
3

Second Year

Fall Classes - 15 credits Credits Spring Classes - 15 credits Credits
U.S. Experience in Its Diversity
Pathways Flexible Core
3 Scientific World
Pathways Flexible Core
3
Creative Expression
Pathways Flexible Core
3 FREN 3510 or 3515 or 3520 or 3525
Major
3
SEED 2001: Historical, Philosophical, and Cultural Foundations of Education
Major (Also fulfills Pathways Individual & Society)
3 Advanced FREN Course*
Major (FREN 2120 recommended)
3
FREN 1030: Basic Language Skills III
General Elective
3 SEED 2002: Children and Youth in Urban Education: Developmental, Psychological and Sociological Perspectives
Major
3
General Elective
General Elective
3 General Elective
General Elective
3

Third Year

Fall Classes - 15 credits Credits Spring Classes - 16 credits Credits
College Option
Pathways College Option
3 College Option
Pathways College Option
3
FREN 2030W: Advanced Language Skills II
Major
3 FREN 3610: Landmarks of French and Francophone Literatures
Major
3
FREN 3510 or 3515 or 3520 or 3525
Major
3 Advanced FREN Course*
Major
3
Advanced FREN Course*
Major
3 Advanced FREN Course*
Major
3
SEED 3401: Language and Literacy in Urban School Contexts
Major
3 SEED 3402: Teaching Adolescents in the Content Areas
Major
4

Fourth Year

Fall Classes - 16 credits Credits Spring Classes - 13 credits Credits
Advanced FREN or MLAN Course*
Major
3 Advanced FREN or MLAN Course*
Major
3
SEED 4405: Seminar on Methods of Teaching Modern Languages, Student Teaching I
Major
5 SEED 4411: Advanced Seminar on Methods of Teaching a Modern Language, Student Teaching II
Major
5
SEED 3456: Inclusive Education and Teaching Students with Special Needs
Major
3 General Elective
General Elective
3
General Elective
General Elective
3 General Elective
General Elective
2
General Elective
General Elective
2    

Degree Details

39 Pathways Credits*

56 Major Credits

25 General Elective Credits

Students may apply a minor towards their general elective credits.

120 Total Credits

Contact Information

Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
4239 Boylan Hall
Alejandro Alonso/Chairperson
MLL@brooklyn.cuny.edu
Lyn-donna George, Secondary Education Advisor
lyn-donna.george62@brooklyn.cuny.edu

*The Pathways curriculum is typically 42 credits. However, the French Teacher B.A. major includes one course (SEED 2001) that also satisfies a Pathways requirement. Therefore, students majoring in French Teacher B.A. need to complete 39 additional Pathways credits.

The four-year degree map is designed to help you take the right courses in the right order so you can graduate in four years. It also helps you distinguish what courses qualify as Pathways courses, or Major courses, or General Elective courses. Ideally, you should follow the four-year degree map as closely as possible, but you are free to make some adjustments so long as the prerequisite requirements are satisfied.

*Students must complete four advanced FREN courses from: FREN 2021, FREN 2024, FREN 2432, FREN 2120, FREN 3510, FREN 3515, FREN 3520, FREN 3525.

**Students must complete two courses from the following options:

Contact Information

Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
4239 Boylan Hall
Alejandro Alonso/Chairperson
MLL@brooklyn.cuny.edu
Lyn-donna George, Secondary Education Advisor
lyn-donna.george62@brooklyn.cuny.edu

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