Spanish K-12 Teaching Option

Students with a teaching option should file with Education Certification in the sophomore year to establish their program of study. These students will be required to pass a language proficiency test approved by the Modern Languages department in order to qualify for practice teaching.

Freshman YearCredits
SPNS 101 - Elementary Spanish I4
SPNS 102D - Elementary Spanish II4
EDU 202 - Early Field Experience1
FCS 101IS - Indiv and Fam Dev: Lifespan*3
EDU 222IS - Educ Psych & Child Development
or EDU 223IS - Educ Psych and Adolescent Dev
3
University Core and Electives (EDU 101US is recommended for teaching majors to fulfill a Core requirement)15
Year Total: 30
Sophomore YearCredits
SPNS 201D - Intermediate Spanish I3
SPNS 220D - Spanish: Language and Culture3
EDU 211D - Multicultural Education3
EDU 370 - Integrating Tech into Educ2
University Core and Electives 19
Year Total: 30
Junior and Senior YearCredits
EDU 382 - Assessmt, Curric, Instructn3
EDU 395 - Practicum3
EDU 408 - Professional Issues: K-122
EDU 496 - Methods: K-12 Modern Languages4
EDU 495 - Student Teaching6
EDU 495 Student Teaching K-86
EDSP 306 - Exceptional Learners3
Take 25 credits of upper division SPNS courses. (ML 344 and ML 492 may count toward this upper division requirement.) 25
University Core and Electives 9
Year Total: 61
Total Program Credits: 121
*

FCS 101IS (3 cr.) must be taken prior to or concurrently with EDU 222IS or EDU 223IS. (Take either EDU 222IS or EDU 223IS depending upon your preference for an elementary or secondary focus.)

A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation; 42 of these credits must be in courses numbered 300 and above. Majors are encouraged to take more than the minimum 36 credits required in the department.