Spanish Major, Concentration in Spanish/Education

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

36 credits including:

SP-210
SP-211
Intermediate Spanish I
and Intermediate Spanish II 1,2
6
SP-321Advanced Spanish Composition I 33
SP-322Advanced Spanish Composition II3
SP-323Spanish Conversation I 43
SP-326Spanish for the Professions3
SP-331Spanish Civilization3
SP-332The Hispanic World Today3
or SP-333 Hispanic Presence in US
SP-355Effective Teaching of a Foreign Language3
Spanish Literature courses 59
Total Credits36
1

6 credits maximum: These courses may be waived by oral and/or written examination.

2

Students with advanced knowledge of Spanish should begin at 300-level.

3

Required of all students unless exempted by the Department of World Languages.

4

This course is a required course for all non-native Spanish speakers.

5

9 credits minimum.

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 English Composition I 3
SP-210 Intermediate Spanish I 3
PS-101 General Psychology 3
WL/LASC Other Language 101 course (TLC)3
 Credits15
Semester Two
EN-102 English Composition II 3
LASC LASC Elective (CON)3
SP-211 Intermediate Spanish II 3
PS-312 Psychology of Adolescence 3
WL Other Language 101 course3
 Credits15
Year Two
Semester Three
SP-321 Advanced Spanish Composition I 3
SP-323 Spanish Conversation I 3
ED-149 Introduction to the Teaching Profession Middle/Secondary School 3
WL Other Language 210 course3
LASC LASC Elective (NSP)4
 Credits16
Semester Four
SP-322 Advanced Spanish Composition II 3
SP-331 Spanish Civilization 3
ED-250 Educational Psychology 3
WL Other Language 211 course3
LASC LASC Elective (NSP)3
LASC LASC Elective (ICW)3
 Credits18
Year Three
Semester Five
SP-326 Spanish for the Professions 3
SP-332
The Hispanic World Today
or Hispanic Presence in US
3
ED-251 Principles of Curriculum, Instruction And Assessment in Middle and High School 3
LASC LASC Elective (GP)3
LASC LASC Elective (QR)3
LASC LASC Elective (CA)3
 Credits18
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
 Credits15
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
 Credits18
Semester Eight
ED-480 Practicum Tchg Secondary Sch 9
ED-424 Sem: Teaching Practicum 3
 Credits12
 Total Credits127
1

Students must take and pass the MTEL in their subject matter to be admitted into Stage 3.

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.