Foreign Language Proficiency Requirements

Foreign Language Proficiency Requirements

All teacher preparation programs in the State of Oklahoma at the preservice level shall require that teacher candidates demonstrate listening and speaking skills at the novice-high level, as defined by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, for a language other than English, including American Sign Language. The Assessment for such competency may occur at any point in the teacher candidate's program and does not require specified coursework or credit hours except as may be required by the institution. (Oklahoma State Requirements)

Southern Nazarene University's School of Education has established specific guidelines to meet Foreign Language Proficiency requirements. This requirement must be met before a teacher candidate can be recommended for certification.

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