Bachelor of Arts in French Teacher Education

Why Choose French Teacher Education at WIU?

  • Pass state content exams and complete the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) the first time
  • Study abroad opportunities are available, including departmental faculty-led programs in Spain, Montpellier, Costa Rica and Quebec
  • Participate in language clubs, weekly conversation groups and honorary societies
  • Communicate in another language, study other literatures, and understand other cultures
  • Foreign language proficiency increases marketability and acceptance to graduate schools

Job Placements of WIU Graduates

  • In addition to teaching, positions in regional, national and international civil service agencies (including CIA, Defense Department, and embassies)
  • Airline, hospitality, healthcare, pharmaceutical, banking, advertising, publishing, management, business, marketing and import/export industries