Bachelor of Arts in Education in Spanish/Elementary

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In the elementary option for the Bachelor of Arts in Education in Spanish, you’ll receive the preparation you need to teach Spanish in grades P-12. You’ll take advanced language courses, study grammar and composition, and learn about Spanish-American civilization, culture and literature.

Curriculum & Requirements

Curriculum & Requirements

Spanish/Elementary Major, Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAE)

This major satisfies the endorsement for preschool to grade 12.

Notes: students who do not have sufficient high school language preparation to begin SPAN 201 will require more than 12 quarters to complete the BAE; students who want to have a second endorsement in a minor field will require more than 12 quarters to complete the BAE.

Grade Requirements: the minimum cumulative GPA for this program is ≥2.7.

Elementary Education students must complete the required Elementary Education Core and the following courses.
Required Spanish/Elementary Courses
GNML 390FOREIGN LANGUAGE METHODS4
SPAN 201INTERMEDIATE SPANISH AND CULTURE5
SPAN 202INTERMEDIATE SPANISH AND CULTURE5
SPAN 203INTERMEDIATE SPANISH AND CULTURE5
SPAN 310ADVANCED GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION3
SPAN 311ADVANCED GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION3
SPAN 320CULTURAL STUDIES IN SPAIN 5
SPAN 321CULTURAL STUDIES IN LATIN AMERICA5
SPAN 338SURVEY OF SPANISH LITERATURE3
or SPAN 339 SURVEY OF SPANISH-AMERICAN LITERATURE
Electives–choose courses above SPAN 30011
Total Credits49

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Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the BAE in Education (Spanish), students will:

  • analyze in Spanish Hispanic artistic products taking into consideration historical, political, economic, and other social issues;
  • articulate one’s philosophy and methods for teaching Modern Languages through a teaching portfolio;
  • demonstrate listening comprehension at the advanced-low (or higher) level of proficiency on the ACTFL scale in Spanish;
  • read at the advanced-low (or higher) level of proficiency on the ACTFL scale in Spanish; 
  • speak at the advanced-low (or higher) level of proficiency on the ACTFL scale in Spanish;
  • write at the advanced-low (or higher) level of proficiency on the ACTFL scale in Spanish.