B.A. in Spanish with Teacher Certification

BA Spanish Teacher Certification Degree Plan (120 hours)
Core Requirements (45 hours)
First Year Seminar3
First Year Seminar
Freshmen Composition I3
Rhetoric and Composition
Rhetoric and Composition for International Students
Any EN 23XX literature course
Any 1000, 2000, or 3000-level HS course
Social Science6
Natural or Physical Sciences3
Fine Arts3
Select one course from the following:AR 1300, AR 1301, AR 1311, AR 1312, AR 2301, AR 2321, AR 2361, AR 2362, AR 3331, AR 3351, AR 3381, AR 3392, any 3 hr. DM course, 3 hrs. of MU (applied music lessons, ensembles or other MU course)
Foreign Language and International Engagement 6
Six hours of Second Year level: SP 2311, 2312. Students who complete any SP 33XX, SP43XX or SP53XX with a B minus or better do NOT need to take SP 2311 or 2312.
Philosophy - Self3
Intro to Philosophy
Philosophy - Ethics3
Foundations of Ethics
Theology - God3
Introduction to Theology
Intermediate Theology3
Any TH 33xx course
Spanish Major Courses (24 hours)
Peninsular Spanish Literature – Select one:3
Latin American/Hispanic/Latino Literature and Culture – Select one:3
Languages and linguistics – Select one:3
Advanced Spanish Electives15
Choose five additional upper-level Spanish courses from any category listed above
Teacher Certification Courses (27 hours)
ED 3302The American Secondary School3
ED 2330Teaching Diverse Populations3
ED 3350Reading-- Teaching Reading in the Secondary Content Areas3
ED 3355Educational Technology3
ED 3361Adolescent Development in the School Setting3
ED 3362Teaching-Learning and Secondary Methods3
ED 4388Professional Development Seminar-Secondary3
ED 4689Student Teaching-Secondary6
Electives (24 hours)24
An elective can be any course taken from any discipline. SC 4384 is highly recommended. Other courses from Sociology, Criminology, Political Science, and Economics is recommended. Students can use these hours to pursue certificates, minors, or second majors.
Total Semester Hours120

This is a recommended degree plan subject to changes. Please meet with your advisors on a regular basis. 

First Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
Fine Arts3Social Science3
EN 13113SP 2312 Second Year Spanish II (or Adv SP)3
FYE 13013Mathematics3
SP 2311 Second Year Spanish I (or Adv SP)3General Elective3
General Elective3General Elective3
 15 15
Second Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
ED 3302 The American Secondary School3ED 3330 Teaching Diverse Populations3
Literature3Natural or Physical Sciences3
Social Science3PL 13013
Advanced Spanish Core3Advanced Spanish Core3
Advanced Spanish Core3General Elective3
General Elective3General Elective3
 18 18
Third Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
ED 3361 Adolescent Development in the School Setting3ED 3355 Educational Technology3
History3Advanced Spanish Elective3
PL 23013TH 13013
Advanced Spanish Elective3General Elective3
Advanced Spanish Elective3General Elective3
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
ED 33623ED 43883
ED 33503ED 46896
Intermediate Theology3 
Advanced Spanish Elective3 
Advanced Spanish Elective3 
 15 9
Total Semester Hours 120