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.


From the General Education Requirements

The general education requirements of the College including these specific courses in the following areas:

Humanities and Social Sciences

or

or

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.


Concentration in Major

SPA 205 Intermediate Spanish I or placement (0-3 credits)*

SPA 303 Identities of Spain or SPA 304 Identities of Latin America

Select 2 credits from: SPA 300 Life and Study Abroad (1-3 credits) or SPA 302 Topics in Spanish Language and Culture (1-3 credits) or SPA 480 Community Internship (1-3 credits)

12 credit hours of electives chosen from the following:

*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

Professional Education, General

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

Professional Education, Methods

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

Internship – last semester of teacher education program

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)

(Must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program to enroll)