Spanish Education- Bachelor of Science in Education

This program offers students the opportunity to study the theory and practice of teaching the Spanish language while simultaneously studying the language, literature, and culture of the Spanish-speaking world. Critically oriented pedagogical courses complement the Spanish literature and culture courses that explore the diversity of the Spanish-speaking world. All Spanish Education students are required to participate in a study abroad program. The university offers a number of study abroad programs in Latin America and Spain which provide students with linguistic  and cultural knowledge, competencies and skills essential to be a 21st century teacher.

Program Requirements

Required Spanish Core
SPN 311Grammar Review and Introductory Composition3
SPN 312Introduction to Spanish Language/Linguistics3
SPN 315Intro to Hispanic Literatures3
Required Intermediate Spanish Courses
SPN 351Cultural History of Spain I3
or SPN 361 Spanish American Cultural History I
SPN 352Cultural History of Spain II3
or SPN 362 Spanish American Cultural History II
SPN 381Spanish Language and Hispanic Culture I3
or SPN 382 Spanish Language and Hispanic Culture II
SPN 341Intermediate Conversational Spanish3
or SPN 342 Advanced Conversational Spanish
Required Advanced Spanish Courses6
Select from any 400/500 SPN courses
Additional Spanish Electives9
Select from any 300/400 SPN courses
SPN 490Issues in Hispanic Literature, Linguistics, or Culture3
Required Education Core
EDT 420FTeaching Foreign Language (FL): Elementary School Practicum3
EDP 201Human Development and Learning in Social and Educational Contexts3
EDT 190Introduction to Education3
EDL 204Sociocultural Studies in Education3
EDP 256Psychology of the Exceptional Learner3
Required Education Block
EDT 444Language Teaching and Learning I3
EDT 323Teaching English Language Learners in PK-12: Instructional Theories & Practices3
EDT 445Language Teaching and Learning II3
EDP 301AAssessment and Evaluation in Educational Settings3
EDT 446LReading in the Foreign Language3
EDT 421AClassroom Cultures, Community, and Climate3
Student Teaching
EDT 419ATeaching Internship- Adolescent1-16
Total Credit Hours73-88