Teacher Education: French (K-12)

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences


What is Teacher Education: French (K-12)?

This program will prepare you to teach French in grades kindergarten through 12 in Illinois public schools. As part of your curriculum, you’ll also be encouraged to study abroad in a country that speaks French. If you’re interested in Teacher Education, you’ll apply to the French major. Once you’ve completed most of your major requirements, you’ll apply into the Teacher Education program. This is usually by the end of your sophomore year.

Career Options

  • Teaching

Post-Graduation Success1

84% employed or continuing education

54% employed after graduation

29% attending graduate school

1% volunteering

$51,527 average starting annual income

Sample employer destinations: Epic Systems, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Allstate Insurance Company View All

Sample grad school destinations: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois at Chicago, Columbia University View All

Review Criteria

First-Year Major-Specific Criteria

  • Demonstrated understanding of and interest in the major

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Transfer Criteria

Transfer Guide

Graduation & Retention2

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First-Year retention rate: N/A

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Annual Program Costs3

Tuition has not yet been determined for this program.