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  Sep 20, 2017
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Spanish - Grades K-12 Certification (Single Field), BSEd

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Major Code: ES20

General Education Requirements: 43-44 Hours (46-47 Hours*)

See Baccalaureate Degree General Education Curriculum Requirements. 

Computer Literacy Requirement:

Spanish Literature***

(Select one)

Additional Requirements****

  1. Proficiency examinations (See below)
  2. Immersion Experience (See below)

Education Certification Requirements 42-43**** Hours (39-40 Hours)

Teacher Education Certification 

Electives: 4-6 Hours

Total Hours: 124*****

* Three hours of foreign language fulfill Area I requirement of GER.
** A candidate for a degree under Plan B must meet with the Spanish faculty for three orientation sessions at the time of declaring a Spanish education major. These sessions will cover requirements of the program and a mentor will be assigned the student.
*** Or other approved literature courses.
**** Additional requirements for the Spanish major are:

  1. Successful completion of proficiency tests. Guidelines are available in the Department of Foreign Languages. These guidelines indicate the general areas covered by the proficiency tests and the dates on which tests are scheduled for the academic year. Students will normally take the tests for diagnostic purposes during the second semester of the junior year and may repeat the tests during their senior year.
  2. Participation in a study abroad experience in a Spanish-speaking country with the approval of the Spanish advisor. Students may participate in a university-sponsored short-term program, an ISEP semester or year abroad, a program of another accredited college or an internship. All language students are urged to work closely with the Institute of International Studies to explore available programs and financial resources. Students with special circumstances may petition to have an alternative immersion experience approved for this requirement. Credit earned may be applied to the major or may count as general electives.

*****Required course in computer literacy, EDUC 0301 , satisfies the requirement for three hours.

******Must include 40 upper-division hours.

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