Foreign Language Education: German

Program Options

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Program Profile

Department of Curriculum
and Teaching

The German Foreign Language program prepares teachers for secondary grades 6-12. Coursework in a second language with a supporting course in speech provides students with the second language skill necessary to teach required and elective courses in state-approved foreign language curricula. Coursework in professional education provides the theory-based knowledge, the pedagogical knowledge and skills, and the monitored practice in public schools that prospective teachers need to create effective instruction for learning second languages and cultures.

Accreditation and Approvals

Auburn University holds regional accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Auburn University’s College of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The following foreign language education programs are approved by the Alabama State Board of Education: bachelor’s program in German Education. In addition, the State of Alabama signs the National Association of State Directors of Education and Certification (NASDTEC) Interstate Agreement which facilitates the applications of graduates when they apply for certification in other states.


Program Faculty

Sue Barry


Dr. Sue Barry
Associate Professor and
Program Coordinator

Last Updated: Jun 12, 2013

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