French/TESOL and World Language Education - A.B., B.S.Ed.


Degree Requirements

Entrance Requirements for the Major

General Education Core Curriculum
(Selected with the advice of an academic advisor)

Area VI
Major Requirements
College-wide Requirements must be satisfied in order to graduate with this major
TOTAL DEGREE HOURS 121-123 hours


I. Foundation Courses (9 hours)

ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1101E or ENGL 1101S 
ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102E or ENGL 1103 or ENGL 1050H or ENGL 1060H  
MATH 1101 or MATH 1113 or MATH 2200 or MATH 2250 or MATH 2300H or MATH 2400 or MATH 2400H or MATH 2410 or MATH 2410H or STAT 2000

II. Sciences (7-8 hours)

At least one of the physical science or life science courses must include a laboratory.
Physical Sciences (3-4 hours)
Preferred Course(s): Please consider the Franklin College's Physical Sciences requirement when selecting courses from the Core Curriculum. Some courses approved for the core curriculum do not satisfy the Franklin College requirement. 
Life Sciences (3-4 hours)
Preferred Course(s): Please consider the Franklin College's Biological Sciences requirement when selecting courses from the Core Curriculum. Some courses approved for the core curriculum do not satisfy the Franklin College requirement. 


III. Quantitative Reasoning (3-4 hours)

No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.


IV. World Languages and Culture, Humanities and the Arts (12 hours)

Note: Course credit received as a result of a score on a departmental foreign language placement test will not satisfy the General Education Core Curriculum requirements in Area IV, World Languages and Culture, Humanities and the Arts.
World Languages and Culture (9 hours)
Preferred Course(s): FREN 1110 

Humanities and the Arts (3 hours)
Preferred Course(s): One course in Fine or Performing Arts, or Philosophy, or Religion.

V. Social Sciences (9 hours)

  • Students who have not met the Georgia and U.S. Constitution requirement by examination should enroll in POLS 1101 or POLS 1101E or POLS 1105H.
  • A passing grade on an examination on the history of the United States and Georgia is required to satisfy the United States and Georgia History Requirement for all persons receiving a baccalaureate degree from the University, unless exempted by one of the following courses: HIST 2111, HIST 2111E, HIST 2111H, HIST 2112, HIST 2112E, HIST 2112H, HIST 3080H. Examinations are given at University Testing Services. Reexamination is permitted. Contact University Testing Services at (706) 542-3183 for information.
Preferred Course(s): HIST 2111 or HIST 2111H or HIST 2112 or HIST 2112H, and POLS 1101 or POLS 1105H  


Area VI
EDUC 2110  or EDUC 2110H 
EDUC 2120
EDUC(EPSY) 2130 or EPSY 2130H
LING 2100 or LING 2100H
LLED 5040E/7040E

*Beginning July 1, 2019, all teacher education candidates must have a grade of B or higher in the exceptional children course requirements for certification. 

If any of the courses in Area VI have been used to satisfy Areas II-V of the Core Curriculum, General Electives may be taken here. (Refer to College-wide requirements when selecting General Electives) 

Entrance Requirements
  • Completion of Core Areas I-V
  • Overall GPA of 2.6, and GPA of 3.0 for all courses in Area VI
  • Submission of a resume that documents experiences working with young people; work experience that is relevant to a career in teaching; experiences related to foreign language study and teaching; special skills and abilities relevant for a career in teaching foreign languages
  • Three references
  • Submission of a statement of purpose
  • Passing score on GACE Basic Skills Assessment, which could be substituted with one of the following: 
a. Combined minimum SAT score: 
    For SAT score reports dated prior to July 1, 2019: 
  • 1,000 on Verbal/Critical Reading and Math, OR 
  • 1,000 on Evidence-based Reading/Writing and Math 
    For SAT score reports dated on or after July 1, 2019: 
  • 1,080 on Evidence-based Reading/Writing AND Math 

b. Combined minimum ACT score of 43 (English and Math scores)

World Language Education Application:

All teacher education candidates are required to have a GaPSC pre-service certificate prior to beginning field experience. Click on the link for the Pre-Service Requirements and instructions:

For teacher certification completion, see below.

Major Requirements

A baccalaureate degree program must require at least 21 semester hours of upper division courses in the major field and at least 39 semester hours of upper division work overall.

Required Courses (63 hours)
A grade of "C" (2.0) or higher is required in all major courses.

LLED 4530/6530
LLED 4531/6531 
LLED 5530/7530 
LLED 5540/7540
LLED 5550  
LLED 5560 (9-12 hours)
LLED 5570/7570

Major Elective (Choose One)
LLED 5630E/7630E
LLED 5730E/7730E

Language Requirement*: 
FREN 3010 or FREN 3010H
FREN 3020 or FREN 3020H
FREN 3030 or FREN 3030H or FREN 3030E 

Choose 6 4000-level courses (18 hours) from the following:
FREN 3080 or FREN 3080E 
FREN 4050
FREN 4060
FREN 4070
FREN 4080
FREN 4120/6120
FREN 4150
FREN 4190 
FREN 4300/6300
FREN 4350/6350
FREN(LING) 4800/6800

*Students who are pursuing the requirements to complete the French/World Language Education A.B./B.S.Ed. dual major may not add the French Studies Areas of Emphasis.

 Program Completion Requirements for Teacher Certification:
To be considered a UGA program completer and to be eligible for an Induction Certificate in an initial educator preparation program, you must complete the following assessments.
  • Georgia Educator Ethics - Program Exit Assessment
  • GACE Content Assessment
  • edTPA
  • Complete all Foliotek requirements if your program requires you to have an account
  • Complete COE Exit Survey
  • Complete Child Abuse and FERPA Training

For detailed information on the teacher certification requirements, visit


Major Electives
(This total does not include the 1-hour P.E. requirement)