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Teaching Credential

In addition to the 51 required units in Spanish (beyond SPAN 101/102), students who plan to qualify for the Single Subject Teaching Credential must complete the following courses.

Spanish Major (with Single Subject Teaching Credential) Requirements104 units
EDLS 405
Diversity in the Classroom**
3
ENGL 402
Principles of Language
3
POLI 150
American Government*
3
PSYC 290
Human Growth and Development*
3
EDLS 300
Introduction to Teaching as a Profession, K–12
4
Spanish majors are expected to complete one study term abroad. Those wishing to study in the Dominican Republic must have completed SPAN 201/202 or its equivalent prior to departure.
Language18 units
(18 units beyond SPAN 101, SPAN 102, or equivalent^)
SPAN 201
Intermediate Spanish I
3
SPAN 202
Intermediate Spanish II
3
SPAN 250
Intermediate Conversation and Writing Abroad (Abroad in a Spanish-speaking country)
3
SPAN 301
Advanced Spanish
3
SPAN 310
Advanced Language-study Practicum (Abroad in a Spanish-speaking country)
3
SPAN 320
Advanced Spanish Composition
3
Civilization and Culture6 units
SPAN 311
Civilization of Spain
3
SPAN 312
Latin American Civilization
3
Literature9 units
SPAN 421
Survey of Spanish Literature
3
SPAN 422
Survey of Latin American Literature
3
Select one of the following:
SPAN 431
Spanish Language Poetry and Short Story
3
- or -
SPAN 432
Literary Masters
3
Applied Linguistics3 units
SPAN 440
Spanish Applied Linguistics
3
Subject-matter Competency Course3 units
SPAN 450
Spanish Language Pedagogy
3
Integration Course3 units
SPAN 480
Capstone Seminar
3
Electives9 units
Elective options may include::
Spanish Courses
SPAN 431
Spanish Language Poetry and Short Story
3
SPAN 432
Literary Masters (This course may be repeated for credit.)
3
SPAN 494
Internship
3
SPAN 495
Special Topics in Spanish
3
SPAN 497
Readings
1–4
Global Learning Term Coursework (completed anywhere in the Spanish-speaking world)
GLBL 325
Family Organization
3
GLBL 335
International Internship
3–6
GLBL 340
Community Life
3
GLBL 350
Global Study Project
3

Postgraduate Education (Courses Leading to a Teaching Credential)

A bachelor’s degree is required upon enrollment in these classes.

Courses Leading to a Teaching Credential21 units
TEP 518
Methods of Teaching Reading and Writing (7–12)
3
TEP 528
Teaching Strategies (7–12)
3
TEP 548
Curriculum Planning and Assessment (7–12)
3
TEP 558
Methods of Teaching English Language Learners (7–12)
3
TEP 568A
Field Experience I (7–12)
1
TEP 568B
Field Experience II (7–12)
1
All the following requirements must be met prior to clearance for student teaching.header
TEP 578A
Clinical Practice I (Student Teaching, 7–12)
2
TEP 578B
Clinical Practice II (Student Teaching, 7–12)
2
TEP 588
Student Teaching Seminar (7–12)
3

*Meets a General Education core requirement.
**Meets the Upper-division Writing Intensive requirement.
^See "Fulfilling the Foreign Language Requirement." Students who are native speakers of Spanish or have three to four years of high school Spanish should take the Spanish Placement or CLEP exam to waive elementary Spanish and then consult with an advisor before entering directly into intermediate or upper-division work.

Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.