2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

The Department of English, Philosophy and Modern Languages, cont'd

Bachelor of Arts Degree
Major in Spanish
Teaching Licensure Option

All students desiring licensure to teach are required to file an Application for Admission to the Teacher Education Program (see page 259).

Courses Credits
General Education Requirements 31
Professional Core
Includes EDU 497C Methods:  K-12 Modern Language (see page 272)
34-36
Required Courses
^SPNS 201 Intermediate Spanish I 3
^SPNS 202 Intermediate Spanish II 3
SPNS 305 Spanish Phonetics 3
SPNS 311 Hispanic Culture and Civilization I 3
SPNS 312 Hispanic Culture and Civilization II 3
^SPNS 321 Advanced Spanish Conversation I 3
^SPNS 322 Advanced Spanish Conversation II 3
SPNS 405 Spanish Composition & Grammar I 3
SPNS 406 Spanish Composition & Grammar II 3
Total Required Course credits 27
Restricted Electives
A.  Select one course from the following
SPNS 455 Topics in Spanish American Literature 3
SPNS 456 Topics in Spanish Literature 3
B.  Select one course from the following
LANG 495 Study Abroad 3
SPNS 498 Internship/Cooperative Education 1-3
C.  Select one upper division course in consultation with an advisor 3
Total Restricted Elective credits 9
Total minimum credits required for major 36
Teaching minor 22
Restricted electives selected with advisor approval 6
Total minimum credits required for degree 128

^Students with fluency may receive credit for these courses through the challenge mechanism.  In addition to language courses, it is recommended that students, in consultation with their advisors, select appropriate courses in other disciplines which will enhance their preparation to teach Spanish.

Certain courses in this program have prerequisites; students should check the course descriptions for required prerequisites

Suggested Plan of Study

B.A. Major in Spanish
Teaching Licensure Option
Students should talk with their faculty advisors prior to registration for classes.  It is a good practice to visit with the faculty advisor each semester.  The following suggested schedule provides a general overview of courses and work that will enable the Teaching Major in Spanish student to progress through the degree in an orderly and timely manner.

First Year F S
SPNS 201 3  
SPNS 202   3
EDU 200 3  
EDU 220   3
BIOB 101   3
WRIT 101   3
COMX 115 or 111 3  
General Education  3 6
Totals 15 18
Second Year F S
SPNS 321 3  
SPNS 322   3
SPNS 311 3  
SPNS 312   3
WRIT 201   3
EDU 221    3
NASX 105 or 205   3
HSTA 101 or 102 3  
EDSP 204 3  
Minor   3
General Education 6  
Totals 18 18
Apply for Admission to Teacher Education Program Spring Semester.
Third Year F S
Spanish Elective  6 3
EDU 333   3
General Education with Lab 4  
Minor    6 6
Elective   4
Totals 16 18
Fourth Year F S
Spanish Electives  3  
EDU 380 2  
EDU 497C 2  
EDU 406    3
EDU 495A   9
Minor Methods 3  
Minor 6  
Totals 16 12
Apply to Student Teach Fall Semester.
Apply to Graduate Fall Semester.
Apply for Licensure Spring Semester.

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