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Secondary Education - Spanish

Effective Fall, 2009

Students seeking Secondary Education Certification in Spanish must declare majors in both Spanish and Secondary Education (Spanish) and complete the full Spanish course sequence as well as the Secondary Education Professional Course and Certification requirements. Students must consult their advisers in both departments each semester regarding course selection and other certification requirements.

A total of 121 credits is required for a bachelor of science in education degree with a specialization in Spanish. Required courses include:

12.203 Spanish III
12.204 Spanish IV
12.206 Structure of the Spanish Language (12.250 Spanish for Heritage Speakers I replaces for Spanish speakers or advanced language students the required course 12.206)
12.207 Conversation and Composition I
12.214 Hispanic World Culture and Civilization.
12.305 Applied Phonetics and Pronunciation.
12.306 Conversation and Composition II (12.350 Spanish for Heritage Speakers II replaces for Spanish speakers or advanced language students the required. course 12.306)
12.402 Advanced Conversation
12.403 Advanced Structure and Composition
12.420 Spanish Literature
12.421 Spanish American Literature
Electives 3 Credits Minimum by Advisement - Substitution with these courses requires chair approval
Note: A student exempted from a required course must substitute the course with an advanced elective in Spanish with the chair’s approval:
12.208 Spanish for Health Professions
12.209 Spanish for Social Services
12.210 Commercial Spanish
12.211 Spanish Culture and Civilization
12.212 Spanish American Culture and Civilization
12.213 Hispanic Culture and Literature
12.221 Spanish Culture through Film
12.222 Spanish American Culture through Film
12.281-9 Special Topics
12.290 Study Abroad
12.331 Literary Analysis
12.390 Internship in Spanish
12.422 Hispanic Theater and Poetry
12.430 Hispanic Short Story
12.490 Independent Study
Secondary Education
16.350 Foreign Language Methodology and Research
60.206 Teachers, Schools and Society
60.251 Psychological Foundations of Education.
60.291 Principles of Teaching
60.311 Classroom Measurement and Assessment
60.497 Teaching in Education: First Experience
60.498 Teaching in Education: Second Experience
70.275 Linking Assessment
70.358 Methods of Instruction
Choose one of the following three courses:
60.204 Educational Computing and Technology
60.350 Instructional Design Systems
60.351 Virtual Learning Communities
Choose one of the following two courses:
60.393 Social Foundations of Education
60.406 Multicultural Education
General Education
Among 50 credits of general education courses, the following are required:
20.101 Composition I
20.201 Composition II or a Writing Intensive Course:
20.131 The Bible as Literature
20.151 Introduction to Literature
20.152 Literature and Society
20.156 Popular Literature
20.226 European Literature I
20.227 European Literature II
20.236 American Literature I
20.237 American Literature II
20.246 British Literature I
20.247 British Literature II
20.256 Non-Western Literature I
20.257 Non-Western Literature II
Choose one of the following two courses:
25.103 Public Speaking
25.104 Interpersonal Communication
A mathematics course
46.200 Principles of Cultural Anthropology
48.101 General Psychology
48.212 Adolescent. Psychology
70.101 Introduction to Exceptional Individuals
72.415 ELL: Basics of Language and Communications or
79.494 ELL: Strategies and Methods

Among courses chosen to meet humanities requirement, three departments must be represented from Art and Art History, Communication Studies and Theatre Arts, English, Languages and Cultures, Music History, and Philosophy. Among natural sciences and mathematics requirements, three departments must be represented from Biological and Allied Health Sciences, Chemistry; Geography and Geosciences; Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics, and Physics and Engineering Technology.