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.
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)