B.A. in Spanish with Teacher Certification

St. Mary's University Core 1
SMC 1301Foundations of Civilization3
SMC 1311Foundations of Reflection:Self3
SMC 1312Foundations of Reflection: Nature3
SMC 1313Foundations of Reflection: Others3
SMC 1314Foundations of Reflection: God3
SMC 2301Foundations of Practice: Ethics3
SMC 2302Foundations of Practice: Civic Engagement and Social Action3
SMC 2303Foundations of Practice:Fine Arts and Creative Process3
SMC 2304Foundations of Practice: Literature3
SMC 4301Capstone Seminar: Prospects for Community & Civilization3
School of Humanities and Social Sciences School Specific Core
Select one of the following:
Fundamentals of Oral Communication
Business and Professional Communication
Argumentation and Debate
Rhetoric & Composition 23
Rhetoric and Composition
College Algebra
Foreign Languages6
Second Year Spanish I
Second Year Spanish II
History/Social Science3
Select one of the following:
Any HS course
Fundamentals of Business Enterprise
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Adjudication of Social Issues
Introductory Macroeconomic Theory
Introductory Microeconomic Theory
Organizational Behavior
American National Government
Texas State & Local Government
Introduction to Global Affairs
General Psychology
Human Factors
Introductory Sociology
Social Issues
Perspectives and Themes in History, Philosophy and/or Theology
Perspectives and Themes in Social Science
Select one of the following:
General Biology for Non-Majors
General Biology for Non-Majors II
Food & Nutrition I
Food & Nutrition II
Preparatory Chemistry
Chem Concepts & Applications
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
General Geology
Geology of Earth Resources
Geology of Energy Resources
Intro. Environmental Science
Physics Concepts & Application
Modern Astronomy
General Physics I
General Physics II
Select one of the following:
Advanced Theology TH33XX/43XX
Perspectives and Themes in History, Philosophy and/or Theology
Fine Arts3
Select one course from AR, DM, or MU
Select any EN 23XX literature course
Spanish Major Courses
Spanish Core Requirements
Peninsular Spanish Literature3
Select one of the following:
Survey of Spanish Literature I: Origins to 1700
Survey of Spanish II- 1700s to Present
Golden Age Prose Fiction
Don Quijote and the novela caballeresca
Golden Age Drama
Modern Spanish Drama
Latin American/Hispanic/Latiino Literature and Culture
Select one of the following:3
Latin American Popular Culture
Latin American Women Writers
Southern Cone Spanish Lan&Cul
Mexican-American/Chicano Culture
Mexican-American/Chicano Literature
Hispanic/Latino Lit in the US
Culture & Civilization of Latin America
Culture & Civilization of Mexico
Survey of Spanish-American Literature
Spanish-American Prose Fiction
Latin American Literary Essay
Latin American Cinema
Language and Linguistics
Select one of the following:3
Advanced Grammar and Written Composition
Advanced Communication Skills in Spanish
Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics
Spanish Phonetics & Oral Discourse
Language Variation and Dialectology of Spanish
History of the Spanish Language
Principles and Issues of Second Language Acquisition
Advanced Spanish Elective
Advanced Spanish15
Select five Advanced Spanish courses (33XX, 43XX or 53XX)
Teacher Certification Education Courses
ED 3302The American Secondary School3
ED 3330Teaching Diverse Populations3
ED 3350Reading-- Teaching Reading in the Secondary Content Areas3
ED 3361Adolescent Development in the School Setting3
ED 3362Teaching-Learning and Secondary Methods3
ED 4388Professional Development Seminar-Secondary3
ED 4689Student Teaching-Secondary6
See ED Chair for course selection12
Proficiency in Information Technology and Information Literacy
For this major, this requirement will be fulfilled by successfully completing ED 3302 with a "B-" or higher.
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
SMC 13XX 3SMC 13XX 3
SMC 13XX 3SP 23123
EN 13113Mathematics3
Fine Arts3Speech3
SP 23113Elective (See ED Chair for course selection)3
ND 01010 
 15 15
Second Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 13XX 3SMC 23XX 3
SMC 13XX 3SMC 23XX 3
Spanish Core Requirement3Advanced Spanish Core3
Advanced Spanish Elective3Elective (See ED Chair for course selection)3
 15 15
Third Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 23XX 3SMC 23XX 3
History3Advanced Spanish Elective3
Advanced Spanish Core3ED 33613
Advanced Spanish Elective3ED 33303
ED 33023Elective (See ED Chair for course selection)3
Elective (See ED Chair for course selection)3 
 18 15
Fourth Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 43013ED 43883
Theology3ED 46896
Advanced Spanish Elective3 
Advanced Spanish Elective3 
ED 33623 
ED 33503 
 18 9
Total Semester Hours 120