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 311Modern Communication and Culture3
SPN 312Introduction to Spanish Linguistics3
SPN 315Intro to Hispanic Cultures3
Required Intermediate Spanish Courses
SPN 351Historical Perspectives on Current Issues3
or SPN 361 Marginalized Voices
SPN 352Cultural History of Spain II3
or SPN 362 Spanish American Cultural History II
SPN 381Language and Society: Past and Present3
or SPN 382 An international language in a multicultural world
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
EDL 204Sociocultural Studies in Education3
EDP 201Human Development and Learning in Social and Educational Contexts3
EDP 256Psychology of the Exceptional Learner3
TCE 1903
TCE 420FTeaching Foreign Language (FL): Elementary School Practicum3
Required Education Block
EDP 301AAssessment and Evaluation in Educational Settings3
TCE 421AClassroom Cultures, Community, and Climate3
TCE 444Language Teaching and Learning I3
TCE 445Language Teaching and Learning II3
TCE 446LReading in the Foreign Language3
TCE 454TESOL in PK-12: Instructional Theory & Practice3
Student Teaching
TCE 419ATeaching Internship- Adolescent15
Total Credit Hours87