Subject Area Specializations

Full transfer credit will be awarded for courses in the following specializations based upon comparable prior credits earned.

Secondary Education

PreK-12 Education


The following endorsements are intended to improve a teacher's skills in a specialized area and can be added to existing Level I or Level II certificates.

Bonjour! Are you interested in learning another language? Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to teach this language?

If so, Marywood's French certification program sounds like a perfect fit for you! Marywood's reputation for producing outstanding French teachers is recognized throughout the Northeast. Our graduates are leaders in foreign language pedagogy. Guided by the National Standards of the American Council of the Teachers of Foreign Language, our students are prepared in a variety of traditional and cutting-edge methodologies and technology. 

Our curriculum is rich in the areas of civilization, literature, film, and fine arts and is reinforced with cultural events outside the classroom, including travel abroad. Our conversation and language courses challenge both native and non-native students to attain an ever deepening understanding of the Francophile worlds.

Specialty Courses

33 credits selected from the following:

FREN 211 & 212 Intermediate French* 3, 3
FREN 221 & 222 Language & Culture (or equivalent course)* 3, 3
FREN 275 & 276 Conversational French* 3, 3
FREN 302 & 303 Introduction to Literature** 3, 3
FREN 306 & 307 French Cinema & Culture I, II** 3, 3
FREN 311 & 312 Readings in French Literature I, II** 3, 3
FREN 333 & 334 French Civilization** 3, 3
FREN 411B Curriculum Methods & Materials for Languages* 3
ENGL 400 Structure of Linguistics* 3

* Required

** Elective

General Requirements

EDUC 500 First Semester Certification Seminar 0

EDUC 000


Field Experience (190 clock hours minimum)

Practicum Block



EDUC 502 Multidisciplinary Foundations of Education 3
EDUC 523 Seminar: Psychology of Education 3
PSY 514 Human Development 3
R ED 526 Teaching Content Area Reading 3
S ED 507 Characteristics of Students with Disabilities 3
EDUC 411A Effective Instruction in Secondary and K-12 Education 3
S ED 511 Curriculum for Special Needs Learners (taken w/ Student teaching) 3
S ED 539 Behavior Management Approaches 3
EDUC 561 Methods, Materials and Assessment ESL 3
EDUC 442A-Q Student Teaching 3,3
EDUC 595A Student Teaching Seminar 1