World Languages graduates 2021
If you are interested in teaching languages at all levels of instruction, RIC provides the highest level of teacher preparation and a wide range of field experiences.

Program Description

Along with coursework, you will engage with local language communities through multiple field placements in K-12 and community-based settings. You will also be encouraged to study abroad for a semester to enhance your linguistic and intercultural preparation. Upon successful completion of this program, you will be eligible for full certification to teach world languages in French, Portuguese and/or Spanish in all grades (pre-K-12) in Rhode Island. 

Other World Languages Programs

We also offer other world language programs. Find out more about our World Languages CUS programs and our World Languages MAT Program.


Interested in Teaching World Languages?

Rhode Island College is an exclusive member of the Common Application.

World Languages B.A. Program Details

Admission Requirements

Admission to any undergraduate teacher certification program requires: 

Minor in Educational Studies 

Declaring a minor allows you to explore other areas of interest and make interdisciplinary connections. Minor areas at RIC complement and reinforce all major areas of study. By declaring a minor, you can set yourself apart as a candidate for job, internship and volunteer opportunities.

Minor in Educational Studies

Rhode Island College entrance

Contact the Program Coordinator

Erin Papa

Dr. Erin Papa

Assistant Professor

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