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Undergraduate Bulletin 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Spanish - B.A.


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Major Requirements:

Thirty-two semester hours beyond SPAN 201 , including: 

Additional Requirements:


A minimum of one-half the courses in the major must be completed at Dominican.

Graduating seniors must take an oral interview patterned on the ACTFL guidelines unless they have had a similar interview to complete requirements for the School of Education, in which case those results must be filed with the discipline director. All graduating majors participate in an oral exit interview and in some years a writing sample may be requested as part of the assessment of the major.

Spanish Education


Teacher Licensure: Spanish grades K-12


Students who wish to teach Spanish in kindergarten through 12th grades complete a major in Spanish and complete the School of Education’s Teacher Education Program for K-12 licensure.

Additional Spanish Education Requirements

  • Three assessments that must be completed prior to clinical practice: 
    • Cultures, Literatures, and Cross-Disciplinary Concepts assessment
    • Linguistic Terms Analysis and Presentation
    • Oral Proficiency Interview (Students must score at the advanced low level)

Teacher Education Program

  • Three state tests: the Test of Academic Proficiency, the Elementary/Middle Grades content test, and the grades K-9 Assessment of Professional Teaching

  • 100 hours of field experience

  • Professional portfolio

  • 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.

Teacher Licensure: Elementary Education


Students who wish to teach grades K-9 may also major in Spanish and complete the School of Education’s Teacher Education Program for elementary licensure. In addition to an elementary license, students would be eligible for a middle school endorsement in Spanish. Students complete the major in Spanish and the following:

  • Professional education courses as outlined in the School of Education  section of this bulletin

  • One life science and one physical science course; one of these must have a lab (one of the courses will count toward the natural science areas studies requirement)

  • Three state tests: the Test of Academic Proficiency, the Elementary/Middle Grades content test, and the grades K-9 Assessment of Professional Teaching

  • 100 hours of field experience

  • Professional portfolio

  • Clinical practice (one full semester) in an elementary or middle school classroom.

For more information about the elementary licensure program, see the School of Education  section of this bulletin.

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