Thirty-two semester hours beyond SPAN 102/SPAN 192. A minimum of one-half of the courses in the major field must be completed at Dominican (students transferring credits from the Salamanca study abroad program may be waived from this requirement, the Spanish discipline will review these requests on a case-by-case basis).
Teacher candidates who want to teach a language at the secondary level and are seeking the K-12 certificate must take the Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP) as well as a specific content area test in the language.
100 hours of field experience
Oral Proficiency Interview: students must score at the minimum of advanced low level
State Required edTPA
Clinical Practice (one full semester) split between an elementary and either a middle or a secondary school classroom
For more information about K-12 licensure, see the School of Education section of this bulletin.