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2021-2022 University Bulletin 
2021-2022 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Spanish - B.A.

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Major Requirements:

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).

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

Students pursuing Foreign Language K-12 licensure must first be admitted into the Teacher Education Program (TEP) before pursuing the required Education courses.

  • Professional education courses including EDUC 404 - Instructional Strategies for Teaching Modern Foreign Language in the K-12 Classroom  
  • 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.

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