Spanish Education (K-12), B.A.

The Spanish Education (K-12) major prepares students to teach Spanish courses at all school grades level.  The program focuses on the content of the Spanish discipline, as well as, the pedagogical skills necessary for teaching in a school classroom.

For specific Student Learning Outcomes see Education and Spanish.

I. Major Program Requirements

Thirty-three to thirty-five credits of Spanish and related courses.

Required Courses (27-29 credits)

SP203Acquisition of Spanish III (CD)(GD)(ND)

3

SP204Acquisition of Spanish IV (CD)(GD)(ND)

3

SP301Spanish Conversation I (CD)(GD)(ND)

3

SP303Intro to Spanish & Lat Am Civ & Culture

3

SP305Intro to Spanish & Latin American Lit

3

SP306Adv Spanish Grammar & Composition CD/WI

3

SP401Topics in Spanish PeninsularCult/Lit-GD

3

SP403Topics in Latin Am Culture & Lit I (GD)

3

SP415Spanish Lab Coordinator

1

SP491Spanish Capstone

1.00 - 3.00

SP 415: 2 credits required; only one credit per semester

Elective Spanish Course (3 credits)

Plus one Spanish elective course from the following list:

SP320Spanish for the Professions

3

SP350Intensive Spanish Immersion Abroad

3

SP410GTopics in Spanish & Latin American Film

3

SP410NTopics in Spanish & Latin American Film

3

SP389Special Topics

SP489Special Topics

 

Additional Course (3 credits)

Plus one additional elective course from the following list:

BA392International Business(GD&WI)

3

ENLT413U.S. Latino/a Literature (CD)(ND)

3

MLAS200Gateway Course in Latin Am Studies (GD)

3

PO241Democracy & Autocracy (GD)

3

PO344Contemporary Global Issues CD

3

PO348International Negotiation Simulation-GD

3

TH264Theologies of Liberation(GD)

3

PO 348: by approval, based on topic

*See language placement guidelines.

II. Study Abroad Requirement

Successful participation in an approved program of study or internship in a Spanish-speaking country, or previous equivalent experience required.

III. Professional Education Requirements

Requirements for Spanish Education Major

AN218/SO218Intro to Native American Studies (ND)

3

ED102Foundations of Education (WI)

3

ED103Instructional Media & Technology

3

ED229Educational Psychology

3

ED245Diversity Field Experience

1

ED305Classroom Management

2

ED318Content Area Reading & Secondary Methods

3.00 - 4.00

ED405Education Seminar

2

ED410Student Teaching

12

ED412Measurement and Assessment in Teaching

3

 

HI121US History I (ND)

3

or

HI122US History II

3

or

HI224History of the American West

3

or

HI231Montana and the West

3

 

LL400Theories/Methods Lrng/Tch Lang

3

 

PSY203Developmental Psychology

3

or

PSY227Child & Adolescent Psychology

3

 

SPED200Introduction to Exceptional Children

3

SPED206Collab & Conf Tech Spec Ed

3

 

IV. Acceptance into the Teacher Education Program and Student Teaching

Students pursuing a major in any Teacher Education Program must be accepted to the program.  See Acceptance into the Teacher Education Program for specific details. 

In order for students to student teach, they must submit an application.  See Admission to Student Teaching for specific details.

Note:

  1. All Spanish (K-12) students must meet the following requirements: 1) earn a grade of “C-” or better in all Professional Education Requirements, Major Program Requirements, and Other Program Requirements; 2) earn a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average; 3) earn a minimum 2.65 grade point average in Major Program Requirements and in Other Program Requirements; and 4) earn a minimum 2.65 grade point average in Professional Education Requirements.
  2. See Secondary Education Requirements and Professional Education Requirements for Secondary Education.