Spanish Major, Concentration in Spanish/Education

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Requirements for a Major in Spanish with Concentration in Spanish/Education

36 credits including:

Intermediate Spanish I
and Intermediate Spanish II 1,2
SP-321Advanced Spanish Composition I 33
SP-322Advanced Spanish Composition II3
SP-323Advanced Spanish Conversation Through Film 43
SP-326Spanish for the Professions3
SP-331Spanish Civilization3
SP-332Cultures of Latin America3
or SP-333 Hispanic Presence in US
SP-355Effective Teaching of a Foreign Language3
Spanish Literature courses 59
Total Credits36

Students must also complete the requirements established by the Education Department. The course of study which leads to teaching certification is in Secondary Education.

Students must also demonstrate competency in a second foreign language at the intermediate level. ("Intermediate level" means completion of 4 semesters of the same language, 101, 102, 210 and 211).

Sample Timetable for Completion of Degree: Spanish, Secondary Education Minor

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
Semester OneCredits
LASC First-Year Seminar (FYS)3
EN-101 College Writing I 3
SP-210 Intermediate Spanish I 3
PS-101 General Psychology 3
LASC LASC Elective (QR)3
Semester Two
EN-102 College Writing II 3
LASC LASC Elective (CON)3
SP-211 Intermediate Spanish II 3
PS-312 Psychology of Adolescence 3
WL Other Language 101 Course (TLC)3
Year Two
Semester Three
SP-321 Advanced Spanish Composition I 3
SP-323 Advanced Spanish Conversation Through Film 3
ED-149 Introduction to the Teaching Profession Middle/Secondary School 3
LASC Other Language 210 Course (GP)3
LASC LASC Elective (NSP)4
Semester Four
SP-322 Advanced Spanish Composition II 3
SP-331 Spanish Civilization 3
ED-250 Educational Psychology 3
WL Other Language 210 Course3
LASC LASC Elective (NSP)3
LASC LASC Elective (ICW)3
Year Three
Semester Five
SP-326 Spanish for the Professions 3
Cultures of Latin America
or Hispanic Presence in US
ED-251 Principles of Curriculum, Instruction And Assessment in Middle and High School 3
WL Other language 211 Course3
LASC LASC Elective (QR)3
LASC LASC Elective (CA)3
Semester Six
SP 300/400 Literature Elective3
SP 300/400 Literature Elective3
ED-270 Diversity & Multicultural Ed 3
SELECT General Elective3
LASC LASC Elective (USW)3
Year Four
Semester Seven
LASC/SP 300 or 400 Level Literature Elective/CAPSTONE3
SP-355 Effective Teaching of a Foreign Language 3
ED-351 Exceptionalities and Accommodating Diverse Learners in Secondary Schools 3
ED-353 Assessment, Adjustment to Practice, and Classroom Management in the Secondary School 3
ED-371 Methods and Materials in Humanities and Social Sciences At the Middle and Secondary Level. 1 3
SELECT General Elective3
Semester Eight
ED-480 Practicum Tchg Secondary Sch 9
ED-424 Sem: Teaching Practicum 3
 Total Credits127


Students are required to meet with their department advisor to review their upcoming semester academic choices. A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation.