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Spanish (K-12) Licensure


The K-12 Spanish teacher licensure program provides appropriate learning experiences to meet the needs, capabilities, and interests of K-12 students studying Spanish. The program is designed to assist individuals in acquiring knowledge, developing skills and dispositions within a learning environment focused on active involvement and integrated learning activities.

Requirements
To complete the teacher education program and earn licensure in Spanish for grades K-12, students must complete the requirements for general education and their chosen major, as well as the following licensure requirements.

Students must be admitted in the Teacher Education Program to enroll.

Refer to the Undergraduate Course Catalogue for official information about licensure requirements.


Spanish K-12 Licensure Requirements
From the General Education RequirementsThe general education requirements of the College including these specific courses in the following areas:
Humanities and Social Sciences
PSY - 210: Life Span Developmental Psychology (3 cr.)
or
PSY - 310: Psychology of Children and Adolescents (3 cr.)
PSY - 312: Psychology of Exceptional Individuals (3 cr.)
SOC - 335: Race and Ethnic Relations (3 cr.)
or
EDU - 345: Language Minorities in Public Schools (3 cr.)
900 numbered courses in Spanish can be substituted for 300 level courses. Substitutions for required literature courses are also possible See department head for information and approval.

Spanish Concentration CoursesSPA - 205: Intermediate Spanish I (3 cr.)
SPA - 206: Intermediate Spanish II (3 cr.)
SPA - 207: Intermediate Conversation and Service Learning (3 cr.)
SPA - 303: Identities of Spain (3 cr.)
or
SPA - 304: Identities of Latin America (3 cr.)
SPA - 306: Written Communication in Spanish (3 cr.)
SPA - 307: Spanish in the Community (3 cr.)
SPA - 308: Discovering Literature in Spanish (3 cr.)
SPA - 321: Language and Society (3 cr.)
Select 2 credits from:
SPA - 300: Life and Study Abroad (1 cr.)
SPA - 302: Topics in Language and Culture (1 cr.)
SPA - 480: Community Internship (1 cr.)

Electives12 credit hours of electives chosen from the following:
HIS - 200: Introduction to Latin American History (3 cr.)
SPA - 300: Life and Study Abroad (1 cr.)
SPA - 301: Business Spanish (3 cr.)
SPA - 302: Topics in Language and Culture (1 cr.)
SPA - 303: Identities of Spain (3 cr.)
SPA - 304: Identities of Latin America (3 cr.)
SPA - 305: Spanish Phonetics and Phonology (3 cr.)
SPA - 331: Spanish and Latin American Film (3 cr.)
SPA - 333: Literary Explorations of Spain (3 cr.)
SPA - 334: Literary Explorations of Latin America (3 cr.)
SPA - 335: Special Topics in Literature and Culture (3 cr.)
SPA - 385: Basic Concepts of Spanish Translation (3 cr.)
SPA - 386: Advanced Spanish Translation Practice (3 cr.)
SPA - 480: Community Internship (1 cr.)
SPA - 498: Honors Thesis in Spanish (3 cr.)
SPA - 499: Junior and Senior Research in Spanish (1 cr.)
*The 205 requirement is waived for students who place at the 206 level or above.
**Electives cannot be used to satisfy more than one major requirement.

Professional Education Requirements for Spanish Education Licensure (K-12) - 29 hoursProfessional Education, General
EDU - 232: Schools and Social Change (3 cr.)
EDU - 234: Teaching and Learning (3 cr.)
EDU - 305: Web 2.0 Technologies for Public School Classrooms (1 cr.)
EDU - 434: Inclusion and the Adolescent Learner (3 cr.)
EDU - 436: Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll in EDU 305, EDU 434, EDU 436)
Professional Education, Methods
FL - 764: The Teaching of a Foreign Language (4 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

Internship - last semester of teacher education program
EDU - 460: Colloquium in Education (3 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)
EDU - 490: Observation and Directed Teaching (9 cr.)
(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)


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