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Program for Spanish Education

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In addition to the professional education requirements, students pursuing licensure in the field of Spanish (preK-12) must complete the following courses with a grade of C or better:

  • SP 203 Building Proficiency in Spanish, 3 hours
  • SP 204 Making Connections in Spanish, 3 hours
  • SP 305 Spanish Composition in Cultural Context, 3 hours
  • SP 306 Spanish Conversation in Cultural Context, 3 hours
  • SP 343 Civilization and Culture of Spain, 3 hours OR SP 344 Civilization and Culture of Latin America, 3 hours
  • SP 360 Introduction to Hispanic Literature, 3 hours
  • WL 450 Methods of Teaching World Languages, 3 hours
  • Spanish electives (9 hours including one literature course)

 Spanish Teacher Licensure Requirements Checklist

Teaching candidates may seek exemption, based on their proficiency, from some or all intermediate courses, but they are still required to earn the minimum number of hours specified in each licensure program. World language courses at the 100 level do not count toward teacher licensure.