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5-year Program in Linguistics and French

Combined Degree: BA + MAT
LIN major + FRN second major + MAT FRN
ESL/ENL (K-12) + FRN (7-12) Certification

For additional information please contact: Sarah Jourdain, Sarah.Jourdain@stonybrook.edu

I. Linguistics major

The following six courses are required for the LIN major:

LIN 101 Human Language
LIN 201 Phonetics
LIN 300 Writing in Linguistics
LIN 301 Phonology
LIN 311 Syntax
LIN 431 Structure of an Uncommonly Taught Language

The following three courses are required for the TESOL certification:

LIN 307 Introduction to Sociolinguistics
LIN 375 TESOL Pedagogy: Theory and Practice (**see V below)
LIN 378 TESOL Pedagogy: Language and Literacy Development (**see V below)

Three additional electives are required, chosen in consultation with the Undergraduate Program Director in Linguistics:

Example: LIN 230 Languages of the World
Example: LIN 321 Morphology
Example: HUL 324 Romance Linguistics (counts as both LIN and FRN elective)

II. French (FRN) second major

Thirty-six (36) FRN credits, chosen in consultation with the Undergraduate French Director:

FRN 311 French Conversation
FRN 312 French Composition
FRN 313 French Vocabulary Through Popular Culture
FRN 395 Readings in French Literature I
FRN 396 Readings in French Literature II
FRN 411 Phonetics and Diction
FRN 412 Stylistics
FRN 441 French Civilization
One course in French literature numbered 300 or higher
Three additional courses; two may be at the 200 level

III. Graduate French course work for MAT FRN

Fifteen (15) FRN credits at the graduate (500) level, chosen with approval of the Graduate Director:

FRN 501 Contemporary French Culture and Institutions
FRN 507 Advanced Stylistics
FRN 510 French Phonetics and Diction
Two courses in literature

IV. General Professional Preparation

SSE 350 Foundations of American Education
CEF 347 or CEF 547 Introduction to Special Education
PSY 327 Introduction to Human Development
LIN 344 Literacy Development

V. Professional Preparation in TESOL & World Languages: Methods courses

Students should consult with the Director of the TESOL program for additional information about the TESOL courses.

LIN 375 TESOL Pedagogy: Theory and Practice, 3 credits (“Methods I”) (**see I above) 
& LIN 449 Field Experience N-12, 1 credit
LIN 378 TESOL Pedagogy: Language and Literacy Development, 3 credits (“Methods II”) (**see I above)
& LIN 450 Field Experience N-12, 1 credit
FLA 506 Curriculum Development in World Languages, 3 credits
& FLA 550 Field Experience in World Languages, 1 credit

VI. Professional Preparation in TESOL & World Languages: Student Teaching

LIN 574 Managing Instruction, Assessment and Resources, 1-2 credits (“Student Teaching Seminar, TESOL”)
& LIN 581 Supervised Student Teaching in TESOL, 3 credits
FLA 554 Student Teaching Seminar in World Languages, 1-2 credits
& FLA 552 Supervised Student Teaching in World Languages, 3 credits

VII. All Teacher candidates must attend four (4) seminars and be fingerprinted

Training in Identifying and Reporting Suspected Cases of Child Abuse
Identification and Referral of Substance Abuse
Prevention of School Violence
Dignity for All Students
For information call 631-632-7022 or  register  on the SPD website.

VIII. ACTFL OPI

Prior to Student Teaching, World Language candidates must participate in an official ACTFL OPI (Oral Proficiency Interview) and receive a minimum spoken proficiency rating of Advanced Low. Please consult the Foreign Language Teacher Preparation Advisor for information on signing up for this interview. Additional information is at:  https://www.languagetesting.com/

Current requirements (please consult your Advisor for updates to these requirements):

Educating All Students (EAS)
Content Specialty Test (CST) – ESOL
Content Specialty Test (CST) – Italian, grades 7-12
Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA) – done during student teaching

For information or registration go to:  www.nystce.nesinc.com/
Additional information is available at the  PEP website


 For More Information

Prof. Sarah JourdainDr. Sarah Jourdain, Director
Foreign Language Teacher Preparation Program
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-4310
Telephone: 631-632-7440 
Email:  Sarah.Jourdain@stonybrook.edu 

Dr. José Alberto Elías-Ulloa
Linguistics Program Director
Jose.Elias-Ulloa@stonybrook.edu

Dr. Prosper Sanou
French Program Director
Prosper.Sanou@stonybrook.edu

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