Dec 12, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Modern Language, Elementary Teaching Majors

Requirements for an elementary teaching major in a modern language

The requirement for an elementary teaching major in a modern language is a minimum of 32 credits.


At least 16 credits of those required for the elementary teaching major in a modern language must be taken at Oakland University.

Additional program information

In addition, an Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) score of advanced-low (intermediate-high for Japanese and Chinese) and EED 4240  , Methods of Teaching Foreign Language are required. After September 1, 2017, an official ACTFL OPPI rating will be required. Students must consult with the appropriate advisor for teaching majors and minors in the department. For complete details on other requirements, including courses in education, consult the Department of Teacher Development and Educational Studies section in the School of Education and Human Services portion of this catalog.


Additional Information

In addition to these major requirements, students must complete the Oakland University General Education Requirements , the College of Arts and Sciences College Exploratory Requirement , and an appropriate number of free elective classes to meet the overall credit requirement for the degree (in most cases 124; some degrees may require a greater number).

Regression Policy

Students will not receive credit for a lower sequence course after successful completion of a more advanced level course. For example, students will not receive credit for FRH 1140 (or transfer course equivalent) if taken after successful completion of FRH 1150.