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B.S. Degree in Spanish Education {20-21}

B.S. Degree in Spanish Education

Description
To receive the B.S. Degree in Spanish Education, the student must meet the minimum university requirements and specific requirements for the program. Completion of 120 credits and a 2.5 GPA or above is required to graduate with this degree which includes the Liberal Arts and Sciences Core (42 credits) and Secondary Teaching Licensure Education requirements (36 credits).

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Listening Proficiency: Students are able to understand main ideas and most details of connected discourse on a variety of topics in different times; demonstrate emerging awareness of culturally implied meanings.
  • Reading Proficiency: Students are able to follow the main ideas or facts of written discourse.
  • Writing Proficiency: Students are able to meet most practical writing needs.
  • Oral Proficiency: Students can initiate and maintain communication for most uncomplicated social tasks.

Core Requirements ( 39 credits )

The teaching major is identical to the B.A. program except that students must take LANG 471, LANG 472, and LANG 475 and fulfill all teacher licensure requirements (36 credits of education courses, including student teaching).

All courses require a 'C' or higher.

LANG 471 Methods and Materials in Teaching Languages I (3)
LANG 472 Methods and Materials in Teaching Languages II (3)
LANG 475 Second Language Assessment (3)
SPAN 211 Intermediate Spanish Conversation I (3)
SPAN 212 Intermediate Spanish Conversation II (3)
SPAN 301 Spanish Grammar & Composition I (3)
SPAN 302 Spanish Grammar & Composition II (3)
SPAN 311 Advanced Spanish Conversation I (3)
SPAN 321 Iberian Culture and Civilization (3) or
SPAN 322 Latin American Culture and Civilization (3)
SPAN 340 Introduction to Spanish Literature (3)
SPAN 341 Survey of Iberian Literature (3) or
SPAN 342 Survey of Latin American Literature (3)
SPAN 351 Spanish Phonetics and Phonology (3)
SPAN 401 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition (3)

Program Requirements

Secondary Education Licensure Requirements
Students must earn at least a C- or higher in all licensure coursework.

AMCS 233 Education and Multicultural America (3)
COMM 100 Speech Communication (3)
ED 205 Introduction to Education (3)
ED 294 Educational Psychology (3)
ED 310 Social Foundations of Education (3)
ED 498 The Professional Teacher in the Classroom (3)
ED 448 Reading Study Skills in the Content Areas (3)
ED 461S Student Teaching: Secondary (12) or
ED 460S Student Teaching: Secondary (6) and
EECE 480E Student Teaching: Elementary (6) or
ED 461V Student Teaching: Secondary/K-12 (12)
SPED 225 Individuals with Exceptionalities (3)
Total: 36 credits

Information on MSUM Teacher Licensure can be found HERE.

Restricted Electives ( 6 credits )

Students must take six credits from the following list. If a student takes SPAN 321 in partial fulfillment of the major, SPAN 322 can be taken as an elective, and vice-versa. If a student takes SPAN 342 in partial fulfillment of the major, SPAN 342 can be taken as an elective, and vice-versa.

All courses require a 'C' or higher.

SPAN 390 Topics in Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture (1-4)
SPAN 397 Independent Study in Spanish (1-3)
SPAN 421 Advanced Iberian Culture and Civilization (3)
SPAN 422 Advanced Latin American Culture and Civilization (3)
SPAN 443 Genres and Themes of Iberian/Latin American Literature (3)
SPAN 444 Periods and Authors of Iberian/Latin American Literature (3)
SPAN 451 Survey of Spanish Linguistics (3)
SPAN 461 Introduction to Spanish Translation I (3)
SPAN 490 Special Topics in Spanish Language, Literature or Culture (1-4)
SPAN 497 Independent Study in Spanish - Advanced Level (1-3)