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Foreign Language Teaching Endorsement

Candidates for secondary teacher certification must complete either an approved single endorsement of at least 45 credits or a 30 credit primary endorsement area and one or more supplemental endorsements of at least 20 credits. Idaho State certification requirements can be found online here.

Certified teachers or teacher candidates may wish to add a foreign language teaching endorsement, which can be completed through the following course of study:

Foreign Language Teaching Endorsement
Course Number and Title Credits
FORLNG 410 Approaches to Foreign Language Education 3
LING 305 Introduction to Language Studies 3
French
FRENCH 101 Elementary French I 4
FRENCH 102 Elementary French II 4
FRENCH 201-202-203 Intermediate French 8
FRENCH 303 Advanced French Conversation and Composition 3
FRENCH 304 Intro to French and Francophone Literature 3
FRENCH 376 French Culture 3
FRENCH 412 Advanced French Grammar and Pronunciation 3
Total 34
German
GERMAN 101-102 Elementary German I and II 8
GERMAN 201-202-203 Intermediate German 8
GERMAN 303 Advanced German Conversation & Composition 3
GERMAN 304 Introduction to German Literature 3
GERMAN 377 German Culture and Civilization 3
GERMAN 412 Advanced German Grammar and Syntax 3
Total 34
Spanish
SPANISH 101 Elementary Spanish I 4
SPANISH 102 Elementary Spanish II 4
SPANISH 201 Intermediate Spanish I 4
SPANISH 202 or 203 Intermediate Spanish II 4
SPANISH 301 (Formerly SPANISH 303) or SPANISH 313 Conversational Spanish 3
SPANISH 304 Introduction to Hispanic Literature 3
SPANISH 302 (Formerly SPANISH 412) Spanish Grammar and Composition 4
SPANISH 376 Spanish Peninsular Culture & Civilization or
SPANISH 377 Latin American Culture and Civilization or
SPANISH 385 Mexican American Culture and Civilization 3
Total 35
See Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Foundational Studies for more information.