French/World Language Education - A.B., B.S.Ed.

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Overview

About the Degree: 

The TESOL & World Language Education Program offers a B.S.Ed. at the undergraduate level. The B.S.Ed. program prepares students to teach modern, classical, and Less Commonly Taught Languages in pre-school through 12th grade. Students earn T-4 (initial) certification to teach in Georgia public schools.

Academics

What you will learn: 

In 1998-99, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia published Principles for the Preparation of Educators for the Schools. This document states that teacher educators from The University of Georgia must be able to guarantee the quality of its graduates in teacher education programs. As a result of that mandate, we ask teacher candidates in the Foreign Language Education Initial Certification Program to read, discuss, and sign this Quality Assurance Contract. The contract spells out the principles of professional conduct that you agree to uphold, efforts we (the University faculty and graduate assistants) will make to assist teacher candidates who are not meeting those expectations, and possible consequences for those who do not live up to this agreement. By living up to the Quality Assurance Contract, you will have demonstrated both your potential to meet the program’s goals for professional educators and your commitment to be a good citizen of a school community and the teaching profession at large.

Careers

Salary: 
High Salary: 
$86,700
Low Salary: 
$37,200
Median Salary: 
$55,400
Employers: 

About.com
AFS Intercultural Programs
ARCH Language Network
CapTel
CB Richard Ellis
Cenarte
Chambers of Commerce
Cooper's Hawk Restaurant and Winery
Delta Airlines
EDUCAUSE
Embassies
Fablevision Animation
French Ministry of Education
French-American Chamber of 
Commerce
GEORGIA Magazine
Global Collect
Google, Inc.
H&A Events
Imagine Exhibitions Inc.
Import / Export Companies
Inter-Faith Council for Social Service
International Studies Abroad
IUPUI
Jericho Translations
National Archives
News Bureaus
Peace Corps
Public Relations Firms
Public Service Organizations
Savannah-Chatham Public School 
System
The Cottage School
The Greenville News
The Reynolds and Reynolds Company
The Wesley Foundation
TRANE
Travel Agencies
Tuesday Morning
UCAR/NCAR
Unity Village
University of Burgos

 

Possible Job Titles: 

Administrative Assistant
Associate Editor
Associate Project Manager
Bilingual Instructor
Business Developer
Captioning Assistant
CIA/FBI Special Agent
Civil Service Worker
Client Services Coordinator
Customs Official
Development Assistant
Diplomat
Editor/French Cuisine
Environmental Translator
Events Logistical Liaison
Female Bilingual Voice Talent
Foreign News Journalist
Foreign Services Worker
French Interpreter
Hispanic Services Coordinator
Immigration Specialist
Import/Export Agent
Intelligence Specialist Interpreter
Legal Assistant
Military Office Intern
Multicultural Communications Manager
Multicultural Education and Outreach 
Coordinator
Paraprofessional
Peace Corps Volunteer
Program Coordinator
Recruiter/Business Development
Remote Customer Training Professional
Research Associate
Resource Coordinator & Inside Sales 
Representative
Sales Associate
Social Media Coordinator
Translator
Travel Consultant