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  Nov 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Designated World Languages, Additional Endorsement


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39-51 Credits

Introduction

This additional endorsement program prepares students to teach designated world language (Chinese, French, German, Japanese, or Spanish) at all levels and must be accompanied by a professional education program and a qualifying endorsement in another content area. See the Elementary Education , Secondary Education , and Special Education and Education Leadership  sections of this catalog for program admission, completion, and teacher certificate requirements. A passing score on the World Languages WEST-E test, and proficiency in the designated world language assessed by ACTFL oral and written tests at the Advanced-Low level, are required by the state.

Why Consider an Additional Endorsement in Designated World Languages?

 

 Contact Information

Paqui Paredes
Miller Hall 223B
360-650-2038
Maria.ParedesMendez@wwu.edu

 Sample Careers

Interpreter | Foreign Correspondent | Foreign Service Officer | FBI Agent | Educator | Linguist | Travel Writer | All careers involving communication

 Major/Career Resources

www.wwu.edu/careers/students_choosingamajor.shtml

Grade Requirements

Courses required for a state teaching endorsement must be completed with a grade of C (2.0) or better. The Department of Modern and Classical Languages requires a GPA of 3.0 in the language coursework.

Requirements


Chinese P-12 (39 Credits)


French P-12 (45 Credits)


Japanese P-12 (40 credits)


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