Spanish 7-12, B.S.

World Languages and Literatures |View/Print PDF

This program has a separate admission process. Please consult the admission requirements for this program for more information.

Overall GPA of 2.7 is required.
120 Overall Credits Required

LIBERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM AND WRITING REQUIREMENTS

Liberal Education Program

48 Credits Required

Students must complete a comprehensive three-tiered Liberal Education Program (LEP). View all requirements of the tiers on the Liberal Education Program. Any credits over 48 are counted toward free electives.

While the choice of courses that fulfill the requirements is generally left up to students, some departments require that students select specific courses to complement their major. This major has specific Tier requirements/restrictions for the following:

Tier 2 – American Experience (select one):
HIS 110 – United States History I
HIS 111 – United States History II

Tier 2 – Mind and Body:
SHE 203 – School Health

Tier 2 - Social Structure, Conflict, and Consensus
EDU 200 - Teachers, Schools and Society

Tier 3 – Capstone:
WLL 403 – Introduction to Second Language Acquisition

Writing Requirements (“W-Courses”)

Three W-courses are required. These may not be taken until after a student has passed ENG 112 — Writing Arguments. W-courses may count toward LEP, major, or cognate requirements, as well as free electives. Course sections that meet this requirement are designated by section numbers ending in “W”.

Transfer students who enter with 60 to 89 credits are required to pass two W-courses, while transfer students who enter with 90 credits or more must pass one W-course.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

62 Credits Required

Spanish Requirements
30 Credits Required
Major GPA of 2.7 required

Requirements:

Select one from:

Select one from (if SPA 200 is used to satisfy the LEP, student must take an additional 3 credits of SPA):

Take:

  • SPA 210 - Spanish IV-Latino America

Select two from:

  • SPA 300 - Composition
  • SPA 301 - Conversation
  • SPA 305 - Composition and Conversation for Heritage Learners

Select one from:

  • SPA 310 - Spanish Civilization
  • SPA 312 - Latin-American Civilization
  • SPA 320 - Culture and Civilization of Puerto Rico
  • SPA 330 - Indigenous Cultures of Latin America

Select one from:

Select one from:

  • SPA 402 - Spanish-American Literature I
  • SPA 403 - Spanish-American Literature II

Take:

Take additional 400-level SPA courses to complete the 30 credit major

Education Requirements
32 Credits Required

Requirements:
EDU 316 - Child Development and Psychology for Educator
EDU 413 – Secondary Education
EDU 471 – Supporting English Learners for School Success (formerly IDS 471)
RDG 470 – Literacy in the Content Areas (formerly IDS 470)
SED 482 – Teaching Exceptional Students in the Secondary Education Classroom
WLL 211 – Introduction to Linguistics

A minimum passing score of 'Advanced Low' is required on the ACTFL OPI and WPT prior to student teaching.

WLL 452 – Secondary School Student Teaching
WLL 453 – Student Teaching Seminar
WLL 491 – Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages at Secondary School

COGNATE REQUIREMENTS

3 Credits Required

Select 3 credits of World Literature from:

  • LIT 326 — Dante and His Times
  • LIT 328 — Literature of Medieval Europe
  • LIT 330 — Renaissance in Europe 1350-1650
  • LIT 338 — Russian Novel of the 19th Century
  • LIT 342 — Dostoyevsky
  • LIT 346 — Russian Short Story
  • LIT 348 — Modern Literature and Other Arts
  • LIT 354 — European Novel and Short Story 1945 to Present
  • LIT 370 — Contemporary French Novel
  • LIT 374 — Modern German Literature
  • LIT 382 — Contemporary Latin American Literature
  • LIT 406 — Classical Drama
  • LIT 488 — Seminar in World Literature

FREE ELECTIVES

Students must take remaining credits to reach Overall Credits Required (listed above).