MAJOR REQUIREMENTS —SPANISH
(8 COURSES — 24 CREDITS)
Eight courses: SPAN 145 through 491
If a student’s background is not sufficient for him/her to begin the major with SPAN 145, courses taken below this level will count as electives.
Eight courses from the following:
*SPAN 145 Spanish Conversation and Composition I (3)
*SPAN 146 Spanish Conversation and Composition II (3)
*SPAN 331 Advanced Grammar and Composition (3)
*SPAN 333 Advanced Conversation and Phonetics (3)
SPAN 336 Business Spanish (3)
SPAN 338 Spanish Language Media (3)
SPAN 441 Spanish Civilization (3)
SPAN 444 Latin American Civilization (3)
*SPAN 450 Introduction to Reading Literature In Spanish (3)
*SPAN 480 Spanish Capstone: Readings in Spanish and
Spanish American Literature (3)
SPAN 491 Selected Topics in Spanish and Spanish American Studies (3)
Students must also take one course with a focus on Latin America and one with a focus on Spain.
MINOR REQUIREMENTS —SPANISH
(6 COURSES — 18 CREDITS)
Six courses SPAN 145 through 491
If a student’s background is not sufficient for him/her to begin the minor with SPAN 145, courses taken below this level will count as electives.
REQUIREMENTS FOR K-12 TEACHER CERTIFICATION
Candidates for teacher certification in Spanish must include in their major program SPAN 331: Advanced Grammar and Phonetics and SPAN 332: Translation and either SPAN 441 or 442: Spanish Civilization I or II and SPAN 453: Survey of Spanish American Literature or SPAN 443: Mexican Civilization and Culture and SPAN 451: Survey of Spanish Literature. Candidates must also take ENGL 326: The English Language and fulfill the requirements specified by the Education department for secondary education certification including EDUC 304: Secondary Foreign Language Methods. For permission to student teach a G.P.A. of 3.0 in Spanish major courses is required. To obtain certification candidates must pass the required Praxis exams and take the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) and receive the Advanced-Low rating. Certification in Spanish is valid for K-12.