Undergraduate Catalog 2012–2013

Spanish Major — B.A. with Teaching Option

Credits in the major

SPAN 33700Introduction to Spanish Literature

3

SPAN 33800Introduction to Latin American Literature

3

SPAN xxxxxAdditional Spanish courses numbered SPAN 20100 or above

30

LNGS 23200Introduction to Linguistics

3

Courses in a second foreign language through level 2, or equivalent proficiency

0-12

Total Credit Hours:39-51

Core education requirements

EDUC 10100Literacy Education for the Middle/Secondary School Teacher

2

EDUC 20100Technology for the Middle/Secondary School Teacher

2

EDUC 23900Educating Students with Special Needs in Diverse Classrooms

3

PSYC 21010Educational Psychology

3

EDUC 34000Social and Cultural Foundations of Education

3

EDUC 40810Pedagogy and Practice across the Disciplines

3

EDUC 41210Seminar in Reflective Practice

3

EDUC 41310Pedagogy and Practice of Teaching Languages Other Than English

3

EDUC 49810Professional Semester in Education

12

EDUC 19210Child Abuse Identification and Prevention

0

EDUC 19220Drug and Alcohol Abuse: Identification and Prevention

0

EDUC 19230School Violence Prevention

0

Total Credit Hours:37

Note: EDUC 22900 Second-Language Acquisition: Its Nature and Meaning for Educators will not be required of Spanish with teaching option majors because the material covered in that course duplicates that covered in EDUC 41310 Pedagogy and Practice for the Teacher of Languages Other Than English.

Additional core requirements

  • All teaching-option students must successfully complete a writing course numbered WRTG 10600 or above.
  • All teaching-option students must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 in their subject.
  • Students must earn a grade of B or better in EDUC 40810 and EDUC 41310 to qualify for student teaching. A grade of B- does not qualify.
  • EDUC 49810 Professional Semester in Education and EDUC 41210 Seminar on the Practical Issues of Teaching constitute a full course load during the student-teaching semester. No additional courses may be taken.
  • All candidates for initial certification must successfully complete all New York State Certification tests or performance assessments required by the state for the applicant's intended teaching certificate (type, grade levels, and subject areas).
  • The department chair and the coordinator of teacher education in the subject area must approve any exceptions to the above requirements.

Electives

32-44

Total, B.A. in Spanish with teaching option

120

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