Students pursuing a major in German with teaching certification (39 semester hours) will need to complete a second major in Secondary (8-12) and P-12 Education in the College of Education (COE). Basic program information can be found here.
In addition to fulfilling 36 hours in the German major curriculum, students seeking P-12 teaching certification must complete WLL 450: Methods of Teaching World Languages and all required teacher education and general education courses.
Students entering NKU under the 2010-2011 catalog or later must include either GER 401: German Phonetics and Pronunciation or GER 402: Advanced German Grammar and Syntax as part of their major curriculum.
Upon deciding to pursue the teacher education program, students must schedule an appointment in the advising center of the College of Education and with the certification advisor in German.
They must also fulfill all department requirements involving the portfolio and other required assessments as specified in the Major's Handbook for Department of World Languages and Literatures.