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  • B.S. Degree in Spanish Education
  • Languages & Cultures

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  • Fall 2013 Undergraduate Catalog - Official

    B.S. Degree in Spanish Education (128 Credits)

    Admission Requirements

    Selective Admission and Retention in Teacher Education (SARTE)

     

    4 points

    3 points

    2 points

    1 points

    0 points

     Cum GPA

    3.4 and above

    3.39 – 3.0

    2.99–2.90

    2.89 – 2.8

    GPA lower than 2.8

    ED 294

     

    A/A-

    B+/B/B-

    C+/C

     

     

    Sped 225

    A/A-

    B+/B/B-

    C+/C

     

     

    ED 205

    A/A-

    B+/B/B-

    C+/C

    A grade of at least a C is required for these 3 courses. If a student does not meet this requirement, SARTE admission will be denied.

     

    ED 205 Dispositions (Instructor)

    No concerns

     Notice of concern. This is giving a student notice that a disposition needs improving.                       

     

    Concern. This would happen when you have given notice and no improvement was made.

    Serious and/or Multiple Concerns

    ED 205 Dispositions (practicum)

    21 pts and above and no 1s in any category    

    18-20 pts and no 1s in any category

    15-17 pts and no 1s in any category

    12-14 pts and no 1s in any category

    Below 12 and/or receive a 1 in any category

    MTLE Basic Skills

    Passed all 3

    Passed 2; Failed 1 with score > 210

    Passed 1; Failed 2 with score > 210

    Failed all 3 or received a score < 210 on one or more.

    Took exams

    Personal Initiative

    HS/College extracurr, military, community service, 2nd career, etc.[IT1] 

    Extensive and ongoing

    Regularly

    Every now and then

    Once or twice

    No experience


     [IT1]The teacher candidate and the person who supervised their experiences will determine  if the experience is extensive and ongoing, regular, every now and then…….etc. A signed document will be required.

    Candidates scoring 70% (23 points) or more of the total possible points would be fully admitted to teacher education.
    Candidates scoring 60-70% (20-22 points) would not be admitted, but would have an automatic appeal of the decision, heard by the T-CaRe team.
    Candidates scoring below 60% (below 20 points) could appeal if desired, but this would not be automatic. An appeal request would come from the candidate & heard by the T-CaRe Team.

    Teacher Candidates are required to have a grade of at least a C- in each of the required courses in the major except ED 205, ED 294, and SPED 225 for which they need to have at least a C. Also, Teacher Candidates are required to pass all 3 MTLE basic skills exams at application for student teaching. Applications are due at the beginning of the semester before student teaching. For Fall Student Teaching: February 15 / for Spring Student Teaching: September 15.

     


    Requirements

    The teaching major is identical to the B.A. program except that students must take LANG 471 and LANG 472 and fulfill all teacher licensure requirements (36 credits of education courses, including student teaching).

    LANG 471 Methods and Materials in Teaching Languages I (4)
    LANG 472 Methods and Materials in Teaching Languages II (4)
    SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish I (3)
    SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish II (3)
    SPAN 211 Intermediate Spanish Conversation I (3)
    SPAN 212 Intermediate Spanish Conversation II (3)
    SPAN 301 Spanish Grammar & Composition I (3)
    SPAN 302 Spanish Grammar & Composition II (3)
    SPAN 311 Advanced Spanish Conversation I (3)
    SPAN 321 Iberian Culture and Civilization (4) or
    SPAN 322 Latin American Culture and Civilization (4)
    SPAN 340 Introduction to Spanish Literature (4)
    SPAN 341 Survey of Iberian Literature (4) or
    SPAN 342 Survey of Latin American Literature (4)
    SPAN 351 Spanish Phonetics and Phonology (4)
    SPAN 401 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition (4)


    Restricted Electives

    Students must take eight credits from the following list. If a student takes SPAN 321 in partial fulfillment of the major, SPAN 322 can be taken as an elective, and vice-versa. If a student takes SPAN 342 in partial fulfillment of the major, SPAN 342 can be taken as an elective, and vice-versa.

    SPAN 390 Topics in Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture (1-4)
    SPAN 421 Advanced Iberian Culture and Civilization (4)
    SPAN 422 Advanced Latin American Culture and Civilization (4)
    SPAN 443 Genres and Themes of Iberian/Latin American Literature (4)
    SPAN 444 Periods and Authors of Iberian/Latin American Literature (4)
    SPAN 451 Survey of Spanish Linguistics (4)
    SPAN 461 Introduction to Spanish Translation I (4)
    SPAN 490 Special Topics in Spanish Language, Literature or Culture (1-4)
    SPAN 497 Independent Study in Spanish - Advanced Level (1-2)