BSc in Education in Secondary Education - German

General

Program Description

This degree prepares future educators to teach German language and stylistics, heightened by an exposure to Germanic civilization and literature. Students also become versed in the theories of language acquisition and best practices for teaching language.

This program is nationally recognized by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.

This program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Education in Secondary Education - German?

You love the German language and culture and you relish the opportunity to teach it to another generation. If that sounds like you, then becoming a high school German teacher might just be the path to follow. Major in secondary education with an emphasis on German, and you'll learn how to communicate in the language and spread cultural awareness.

In the department of Modern Languages, you’ll have access to the Language Learning Center, a state-of-the-art computer, video, and audio laboratory, as well as opportunities to study abroad or participate in exchange programs. While gaining expertise in teaching skills, you’ll develop all the tools you need to shape the educational experience of high school German students.

Note: You must apply and be accepted to the College of Education’s teacher education program in addition to being admitted to the university.

Career opportunities that might be pursued:

  • Secondary school teacher
  • Tutor
  • Reading specialist
  • Curriculum specialist

With further education, one of these paths is possible:

  • Counselor
  • School psychologist
  • Curriculum specialist
  • Superintendent

University Requirements

To receive a bachelor's degree at Northern Arizona University, you must complete at least 120 units of credit that minimally includes a major, the liberal studies requirements, and university requirements as listed below.

  • All of Northern Arizona University's liberal studies, diversity, junior-level writing, and capstone requirements.
  • All requirements for your specific academic plan(s).
  • At least 30 units of upper-division courses, which may include transfer work.
  • At least 30 units of coursework taken through Northern Arizona University, of which at least 18 must be upper-division courses (300-level or above). This requirement is not met by credit-by-exam, retro-credits, transfer coursework, etc.
  • A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 on all work attempted at Northern Arizona University.

Campus Availability

  • Flagstaff
Last updated Oct 2017

About the School

Northern Arizona University is a public university offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees of high quality and societal value. As a student, you are at the center of the NAU experi ... Read More

Northern Arizona University is a public university offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees of high quality and societal value. As a student, you are at the center of the NAU experience, which is guided by a dedicated and distinguished faculty committed to teaching, individual engagement, and research excellence. Read less