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Spanish: Education Option, BA


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This major is administered by the Department of World Languages and Literatures .

 

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE DISCLOSURE (NC-SARA)

The United States Department of Education requires institutions that provide distance education to disclose information for programs leading to professional certification or licensure about whether each program meets state educational requirements for initial licensure or certification. Following is this disclosure information for this program:


The requirements of this program meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:

Wisconsin


The requirements of this program do not meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:

Not applicable

The requirements of this program have not been determined if they meet Certification/Licensure in the following states:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming; District of Columbia; American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Program Learning Outcomes
  1. Oral Communication: You will be able to create oral comprehensible output (i.e., your thoughts, ideas, and opinions) in the target language at the Intermediate-Low level minimum (students in the minor), and Intermediate-High level minimum (students in the major or in the teacher certification program) as described by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Proficiency Guidelines
  2. Written Communication: You will be able to create written comprehensible output (i.e., your thoughts, ideas, and opinions) in the target language at the Intermediate-Low level minimum (students in the minor), and Intermediate High level minimum (students in the major or in the teacher certification program) as described by the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines
  3. Interpretative Communication: You will be able to understand, interpret and evaluate authentic material in the target language in its written and spoken form on a variety of topics at the Intermediate-Low level minimum (students in the minor), and Intermediate-High level minimum (students in the major or in the teacher certification program) as described by the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines
  4. Intercultural Competency: You will be able to compare and evaluate the relationship between the products, practices, and perspectives of the cultures of the target language and your own
  5. Communities: You will be able to justify the usage of the target language beyond the school setting


Consists of a minimum of 48 credits.

Electives, 12 credits


Any Spanish course at the 300- or 400- level except for SPAN 313 , SPAN 314 , SPAN 315 .

Foreign Language Education Courses


World Language Courses, 0-8 credits


Complete a two-semester sequence of university entry-level world language courses (101, 102). The requirement may be fulfilled through equivalent coursework or other language acquisition as demonstrated through a test-out policy (including Native American languages and American Sign Language). If your native language is not English and you can document formal high school or university study of your native language, you may use ENGL 101  and ENGL 202 , or ENGL 150  as a means of fulfilling this world language requirement. Please see the Department of World Languages and Literatures  for details.

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