World Language Education - B.S.Ed.

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Degree Requirements

Entrance Requirements for the Major

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

Areas I II III IV V
Area VI
Major Requirements
College-wide Requirements must be satisfied in order to graduate with this major
TOTAL DEGREE HOURS 120 hours
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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 
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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)
No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.
Life Sciences (3-4 hours)
No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.

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III. Quantitative Reasoning (3-4 hours)

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

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

Humanities and the Arts (3 hours)
No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.
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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.
No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.

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Area VI
EDUC 2110 or EDUC 2110H 
EDUC 2120
EDUC(EPSY) 2130 or EPSY 2130H
LING 2100 or LING 2100E 
SPED 4020/6020 or SPED 4030/6030 or SPED 4030E/6030E 

Select one of the following courses based on major language:
FREN 3010 or FREN 3010H 
GRMN 3010 
LATN 3010 
SPAN 3010 or SPAN 3010H 

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) 

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Entrance Requirements
Completion of Core Areas I-V. Passing score on GACE Basic Skills Assessment, which could be substituted with an SAT score of 1000 (math and verbal combined) . Overall GPA of 2.6. Overall 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. This is a high-demand major. After meeting the entrance requirements, students will be selected based on the following high-demand selection criteria.

World Language Education Applicationhttps://coe.uga.edu/academics/degrees/bsed/world-language-education/apply 

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:
http://epr.coe.uga.edu/gapsc/pre-service-certificate/

For teacher certification completion, see below. 
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High-Demand Major–Selection Criteria
  • GPA of 3.0 or better in courses in Core Area VI (20%)
  • Submission of a resume (30%)
  • Letters of recommendation (20%)
  • Statement of Purpose (30%)
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    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.
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    Required Courses (60 hours)
    (A minimum grade of "C" (2.0) or higher is required.) 
    LLED 4530/6530 
    LLED 4531/6531  
    LLED 5040E/7040E
    LLED 5540/7540
    LLED 5550  
    LLED 5560 (15 hours)
    LLED 5570/7570
    LLED 5730E/7730E

    Select one of the following areas of emphasis based on major language:

    French Education
    FREN 3020
    FREN 3030 or FREN 3030H 
    FREN(LING) 3090
    FREN(LING) 4630 or FREN(LING) 4800/6800  
    One 3000/4000-level FREN course

    Choose one course from the following:
    FREN 4080
    FREN 4120/6120

    Choose two courses from the following:
    FREN 4050
    FREN 4060
    FREN 4070

    German Education
    GRMN 3020 
    GRMN(LING) 4380/6380  
    GRMN 4001/6001
    Choose five GRMN courses at the 3000/4000-level 

    Latin Education
    Five 4000-level LATN courses
    Nine hours of 3000/4000-level CLAS, GREK, and/or LATN courses

    Spanish Education
    SPAN 3020 
    SPAN 3030 or SPAN 3030H 
    SPAN(LING) 3050
    SPAN(LING) 4650
    One 3000/4000-level SPAN course

    Choose one course from the following:
    SPAN 4080
    SPAN 4120/6120

    Choose two courses from the following:
    SPAN 4030 
    SPAN 4040
    SPAN 4050
    SPAN 4060
    SPAN 4070

    *NOTE: Students completing this major are also encouraged to complete the ESOL endorsement, which includes LLED 5040E/7040E, LLED 5630E/7630E, and LLED 5730E/7730E, as well as other requirements. Please note that completing this endorsement may require more than the 120 hours required for the B.S.Ed. 

    Requirements for Teacher Certification:
    To be considered a UGA program completer and to be eligible for a Certificate of Eligibility 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
    For detailed information on the program completion requirements, visit http://epr.coe.uga.edu/gapsc/program-completion-certification-checklists/ 
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    (This total does not include the 1-hour P.E. requirement)
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