Jan 23, 2021  
College Catalog 2012-2013 
College Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Spanish Education (B.A.)

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Student Learning Outcomes for Spanish Education:

Students will be able to:

  • Critically evaluate the historical development of current theories of foreign language learning.

  • Select, adapt and create materials for effective foreign language instruction,

  • Evaluate and implement effective technology for foreign language instruction.

  • Plan and execute effective, standards-based foreign language instruction and integrated assessments of foreign language learning.

  • Become engaged in foreign language teacher professional development.

Spanish Education majors must complete a minimum of 20 credits in residency (four 300-level courses and SP 495) and a minimum of 15 credits (five courses) at the 300 (advanced) level or above in an approved study-abroad program over two semesters. Students must complete non-survey courses that include one Spanish syntax, morphology and/or phonetics; one Spanish writing and/or speaking; one Spanish history, one art and/or culture of the country including, but not limited to, civilization, cultural periods, and cultural heritage; one Spanish Literature focusing on an author, genre, country or literary period; and one Spanish elective.

Other requirements include qualifying scores in Praxis exams, two Mathematics (MA – excluding MA 011 ) courses, two English (EN – English literature and English writing) courses, two oral proficiency interviews and a portfolio (due November 30th or April 30th of the student’s final year). An initial interview must be completed prior to going abroad and a rating of Intermediate must be obtained. A second oral interview will be completed after the study-abroad experience has been completed and a rating of Advanced must be obtained.

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