Department of Modern and Classical Languages, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
The BA in French, German, Japanese or Spanish leads to a BA degree without teacher certification. In order to receive a recommendation for state of Washington certification students must complete the “teacher certification” program which is offered by the Department of Secondary Education as one of the following
❑ a part of the undergraduate BA degree
❑ a post-baccalaureate program
❑ a part of the Master’s in Teaching degree.
See the Secondary Education section of this catalog for program admission, completion, and teacher certification requirements. Regulations for teaching endorsement are subject to change. For teaching endorsement program, contact the foreign language endorsement advisor.
Students must earn a grade of C (2.0) or better in the secondary education professional program and in all courses required for the endorsement.
A GPA of 3.00 is required in the language major and a GPA of 3.00 or above is required in endorsement courses.