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  • French Education | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    Spanish Education Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Graduate Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Undergraduate CEPS Home French Education Goals The primary goal for our foreign language majors is to attain the ability to communicate in the target language with near native ease Students are taught the skills of reading writing speaking and comprehending the language Program The department of modern language offers a major in modern language with a French option These programs lead to a bachelor of science degree in secondary education Our programs are broad based covering the literature history and modern culture of the linguistic group but our main emphasis is building the communication skills of speaking listening reading and writing in the target language A degree in modern language prepares students to better function in a global community The department of modern language works to develop language proficiency as well as cross cultural literacy in our students We anticipate that students who have studied a modern language will develop into globally aware citizens ready to deal with a variety of people and cultures Getting ahead Students who have studied a modern language in high school should take the Wisconsin Modern Language Placement Test offered in spring Regional Testing and during all registration periods Students may test out of up to fourteen credits Test out credits are not granted until the student completes the next level course with the grade of B or better French Option Education Required Courses 34 cr hrs FREN 102 Beginning French II 4 FREN 201 Intermediate French I 3 FREN 202 Intermediate French II 3 FREN 301 Conversation and Composition I 3 FREN 302 Conversation and Composition II 3 FREN 316 French Cinema 3 FREN 341 French Civilization 3 FREN 342 Modern France and Francophone Cultures 3 FREN

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  • German - Modern Language | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    native language than any other language in Europe It s no wonder since Germany s 83 million inhabitants make it the most populous European nation But not only the residents of Germany speak German It is also an official language of Austria Switzerland Luxembourg and Liechtenstein And it is the native language of a significant portion of the population in northern Italy eastern Belgium the Netherlands Denmark eastern France parts of Poland the Czech Republic Russia and Romania Germany s economic strength equals business opportunities Multinational business opportunities exist throughout the European Union and in the Eastern European countries where German is the second most spoken language after Russian Companies like BMW Daimler Siemens Lufthansa SAP Bosch Infineon BASF and many others need international partners If you re looking for employment in the United States knowing German can give you great advantages German companies account for 700 000 jobs in the United States and US companies have created approximately the same number of jobs in Germany German students can participate in Hessen Exchange coordinated through UW Milwaukee and the Justus Liebig University in Giessen It is a broad program with a variety of courses offered among participating institutions throughout Germany Internships are available for qualified students For more information on German please contact Kristine Butler Chair 284 Kleinpell Fine Arts 715 425 3121 www uwrf edu MODL Internships More and more companies are looking for individuals with global intelligence With only 3 to 5 percent of the world being native English speakers the demand for multi lingual individuals grows daily Beyond learning a language Modern Language students gain the ability to communicate with a variety of people and understand cultural differences Students learn in diverse settings in and out of the classroom from community work to travel abroad opportunities Students

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  • Geography and Geographic Information Science | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    to search for solutions to a variety of spatial problems related to each subfield Students may study geography or mapping sciences Geography is a field that uses an interdisciplinary approach to understand patterns of human activity and natural processes on the surface of the earth Geographers are often called upon to analyze and solve problems that deal with interactions between people and the environment Geography appeals to students who have a wide range of interests that involve human activities and their impacts on the natural environment Mapping Sciences are a set of techniques that include cartography the art and science of map making GIS geographic information systems the analysis of spatial patterns and remote sensing the analysis of satellite imagery These techniques are useful in displaying understanding and analyzing spatial relationships Many other disciplines such as biology business marketing criminal justice land use planning and urban studies utilize mapping techniques Studying geography and mapping sciences at UW River Falls provides the skills to engage in a variety of careers Students gain a combination of coursework and internships students gain first hand experience in geographic analysis The use of computer technologies through GIS and mapping are areas where students may develop additional expertise The department serves as the center for geographic information science education on campus which has broad based multidisciplinary application The department directly supports key aspects of the university mission in the areas of global and international education multidisciplinary education and sustainability through education research scholarly and creative activity and service For more information on Geography please contact John Heppen Chair 344 Kleinpell Fine Arts 715 425 3264 www uwrf edu GEOG Global Innovative Excellent The Student Geography Organization SGO provides an avenue for all students interested in geography to interact and participate in group activities and field trips

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  • Pre-Law | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    school calls for the development of basic skills particularly in the use of language a strenuous effort to improve one s capacity for critical thinking and the acquiring of a broad liberal arts background The skill most basic to success both as an undergraduate student and as a law school student is the ability to competently use the English language in both written and oral form In addition students need to be concerned with developing the capacity to think logically and to critically evaluate the knowledge gained through their courses of study Because the law program operates through written and spoken word the skill most central to success as both an undergraduate and a law school student is the ability to use the English language competently Virtually any approved academic course of study if pursued rigorously and diligently should equip a student with these skills For more information on Pre Law please contact Wes Chapin Chair 355 Kleinpell Fine Arts 715 425 3798 www uwrf edu POLS Internships In order to assist in the pursuit of specific careers students in political science are encouraged to gain practical experience through internships There are a wide range of internship opportunities available In recent years students have had internships with member of Congress with state legislators on campaign staff in legal offices in non profit organizations and with interest groups Involvement There are many clubs and organizations for students to get involved in Some heavily attended clubs are International Relations Club College Democrats College Republicans and International Strategy Organization The International Relations Club is a place for those who have international interests to debate the issues of the day organize conferences and participate in model United Nations among other things Global Innovative Excellent UW River Falls pre law advisors assist incoming students in

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  • English | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    web design Others are working with publishing houses as editors while some are using their experiences to become journalists or go to law school Our English program prepares students for any job that requires excellent writing and thinking skills and the need for strong communication skills At UW River Falls students have the opportunity to participate in experiences that contribute to their overall success while at the university Students have participated in the UWRF Summer Scholar Program doing undergraduate research and in NCUR the National Conference for Undergraduate Research Students focus on professional development through course work acquiring skills in classes such as technical and professional writing opinion writing and proposal writing while taking more traditional English classes as well For more information on English please contact Dr Marshall Toman Chair 245 Kleinpell Fine Arts 715 425 3537 www uwrf edu ENGL Internships Location is key to students pursuing this degree Because of our proximity to Minneapolis St Paul the English department has had students intern at places like The Loft Literary Center The Science Museum and Graywolf Press Creative writing and Literature emphases are so intimately connected that all English students have an incredible background as readers and as writers English majors at UWRF are given ample opportunities for working within a professional business setting or working hands on in a classroom setting Students can connect with their peers through organizations such as the Literary Society and Prologue a student literary magazine Students gain unique experiences while on campus enhancing professional experiences Education Emphasis English majors who pursue an emphasis in education have the opportunity to work not only within the River Falls area but also to take advantage of partnerships UWRF has within the Twin Cities and other local areas Learn about these opportunities from the Secondary Education

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  • Mathematics Education | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    The River Falls mathematics faculty has diverse backgrounds and research interests including combinatorics differential equations number theory functional analysis mathematics education numerical analysis probability and statistics The mathematics education major leads to a license to teach mathematics grades 5 12 early adolescence adolescence mathematics The mathematics department at UW River Falls provides an exceptional range of opportunities for students to work closely with professors on research and advanced mathematical study Program Highlights Field trips to mathematics conferences are scheduled several times each year Students can attend to exchange research results with students and professors from other universities through discussion and formal presentations Independent study can be arranged with professors to explore mathematical topics beyond those in the standard curriculum Integrated mathematics block and professional development school program Students are embedded with teachers for a semester teaching mathematics Mathematics Major Liberal Arts Mathematics Major Liberal Arts 37 Total Credits Required Courses 19 cr hrs MATH 166 Calculus I 4 cr MATH 167 Calculus II 4 cr MATH 236 Discrete Mathematics 4 cr MATH 256 Linear Algebra 3 cr MATH 266 Calculus III 3 cr MATH 485 Seminar in Mathematics writing intensive 1 cr Directed Electives 18 cr hrs Select at least six mathematics courses numbered higher than 300 excluding MATH 305 and 436 Required Supporting Courses 3 cr hrs select one from MATH 205 Mathematical Programming 3 cr or PHYS 211 Scientific Program 3 cr or CSIS 162 Programming II 3 cr Mathematics Major Education Professional Education Courses 39 cr hrs TED 120 Introduction to Education and Instructional Technology 3 cr TED 212 Educational Psychology 5 cr TED 252 Foundations of Multicultural Education d 3 cr TED 420 School and Society 3 cr TED 438 Techniques in Middle Sec Education Mathematics 3 cr TED 464 Content Area Literacy in Middle Secondary

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  • Spanish - Modern Language | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    Course Search Catalog Glossary of Terms Spanish Modern Language Printable PDF Our Program Global Innovative Excellent Our Program Students majoring or minoring in Spanish can expect to be immersed in the language and culture of Spanish speaking countries learning the history culture and beliefs of Spanish and Latin American societies Many students also participate in study abroad programs A popular option is Mexico A Cultural Experience This program provides students with intensive Spanish language practice while experiencing the cultural diversity of Mexico including pre Columbian colonial and modern architecture and art Mexican business and commerce educational systems and agrarian practices as well as religious and cultural centers in the cities of Mexico City Querétaro Guanajuato San Miguel de Allende and León Other popular study abroad options include Spain Central America and South America For more information on Spanish Modern Language please contact Kristine Butler Chair 284 Kleinpell Fine Arts 715 425 3121 www uwrf edu MODL Internships More and more companies are looking for individuals with global intelligence With only 3 to 5 percent of the world being native English speakers the demand for multi lingual individuals grows daily Beyond learning a language Modern Language students gain the ability to communicate with a variety of people and understand cultural differences Students learn in diverse settings in and out of the classroom from community work to travel abroad opportunities Students in the Modern Language Department focus on professional development through their language studies All classes provide an emphasis on professionalism allowing students to use their language skills in different types of environments Small class sizes promise individual attention our proximity to a large metropolitan area gives students the opportunity to participate in cultural events partnerships and internships all while enjoying the perks of a small community environment found at UW River

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  • Music Education | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    are open to all students on campus While some ensembles require auditions at the beginning of each semester most are open to all without an audition All of the ensembles present numerous on campus concerts throughout the year and many take an annual tour either locally or internationally Individual lessons are another important part of the music major and minor degree programs These private lessons help the student achieve technical excellence while developing musicianship in their chosen area of study Teacher education is a primary focus of the music department Courses are offered in this degree program which enable the student to develop both musicianship and the ability to teach music in elementary middle school and senior high school programs Music education classes instrumental or vocal techniques and conducting provide essential elements which are needed to be an effective music teacher Program Bachelor of Music Education BME Students may elect either a Choral General Music K 12 emphasis includes a piano vocal option or an Instrumental General Music emphasis This degree is designed to train and certify public school music teachers and does not require a minor Bachelor of Music Education Music Education Major 69 Total Credits Core Requirements 36 cr hrs MUS 130 Music Theory and Ear Training I 4 cr MUS 131 Music Theory and Ear Training II 4 cr MUS 230 Music Theory and Ear Training III 4 cr MUS 231 Music Theory and Ear Training IV 4 cr MUS 234 Music History and Literature I writing intensive 4 cr MUS 235 Music History and Literature II writing intensive 4 cr MUS 240 Piano Proficiency Examination MUS 140 0 cr Class Piano must be taken until 240 is passed 140 and 240 credits are not counted toward music major MUS 333 20th Century Music 3 cr MUS 351 Music Education I 3 cr MUS 352 Music Education II 3 cr MUS 491 Senior Recital 0 cr MUS 200 Any Music Course 200 and above 3 cr Pianists must take MUS 440 Piano Pedagogy Required Courses for Choral General Certification 33 cr hrs MUSA 127 Applied Voice Pianists may substitute 3 cr of Applied Piano MUSA 125 2 per semester 8 cr MUSA 327 Applied Voice upper level Pianists may substitute 3 cr of Applied Piano MUSA 325 2 per semester 6 cr MUSE 108 Concert Choir required each semester MUS 102 Class Guitar 1 cr MUS 247 Diction I IPA and Italian 1 cr MUS 248 Diction II German and French 1 cr MUS 341 Vocal and Choral Pedagogy 3 cr MUS 342 Conducting 2 cr MUS 344 Choral Conducting 2 cr MUS 331 Choral Composition and Arranging 3 cr MUS 340 Opera Techniques 3 cr MUS 433 Choral Literature 3 cr Required Courses for Instrumental General Certification 33 cr hrs MUSA 100 level Applied credits must be in the same area 2 per semester 8 cr MUSA 300 level Applied upper level credits must be in the same area 2 per semester 6 cr MUSE 111

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