Program type:

Teaching Certification

On Campus
Est. time to complete:

2 years
Credit Hours:

66 hours
Master German language skills and learn educational techniques to help students at any level succeed.
The German Teacher Certification helps you develop the language skills and educational tools necessary to teach German at all levels.

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Why Earn a German Teacher Certification?

The Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures works with the College of Education to offer students the opportunity to earn a German Teacher Certification for a career as an educator. This program will prepare you to understand how to teach students a foreign language and help you master your own communication skills.

German Teacher Certification Highlights

We work closely with the Study Abroad office to provide multiple opportunities for international work and study. These opportunities allow you to immerse yourself in the language and experience the culture first hand.
We offer a variety of opportunities to practice German and learn more about the cultures, including conversation groups and film series.
Our World Language Learning Center provides 80 computer workstations, more than 30 software programs for self-study and assignments, multi-language audio and video media and presentation equipment.
The Career Center, Learning Center and professional academic advisors are among the many valuable resources that are available to you at UNT. The Career Center can provide advice about internships, future employment opportunities and getting hands-on experience in your major.
Studying a world language allows you to acquaint yourself with another culture and develop a global perspective. It also can strengthen your analytic and interpretive skills, leading to high scores in math and English courses and on entrance exams.

German Teacher Certification Courses You Could Take

Professional Issues in Teaching (3 hrs)
Overview of American education, including history, purposes, legal bases, school organization, education as a profession and analysis of characteristics required for professional success.
Teaching/Learning Process and Evaluation (3 hrs)
Examines the processes of human learning and development as they relate to teaching in diverse EC–12 classroom settings. Understanding of these processes is applied to lesson design, instructional strategies and assessment.
Teaching Diverse Populations (3 hrs)
Provides knowledge and skills required for developing and implementing challenging instruction for students who are culturally different, students who receive special education services and students who are identified as gifted and talented.
Advanced German IOral Communication (3 hrs)
Intensive practice in spoken German through an exploration of civilization topics.
German Phonetics (3 hrs)
German phonetic system and pronunciation practice.
Contemporary Germany (3 hrs)
Selected readings and films on history and culture of Germany since 1945.

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