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Foreign Languages and Literature

Foreign Languages & Literature

 

Spanish Major

Requirement

  Hours

General Education     44
Intermediate Spanish* - Spanish 201 & 202          11
Advanced Spanish - Spanish 301, 302, 400 (400 normally taken during last semester)   11
Spanish Electives 300 - 400 Level       18
Electives                 43
                                                                                                                Total:   
  124

              

Undergraduate Mentors for Spanish:

A thru J: Dr. Mariana Solares, e-mail msolare@siue.edu,
            Phone (618) 650-2052, Peck Hall 2322

K thru M: Dr. Carolina Rocha, e-mail crocha@siue.edu,
             Phone (618) 650-2313, Peck Hall 2323

N thru Z:
Fall 2015, Dr. Joaquin Florido Berrocal, email jberroc@siue.edu,
             Phone (618) 650-2991, Peck Hall 2331


Spring 2017, Dr. Olga Bezhanova, e-mail obezhan@siue.edu,
                 Phone (618) 650-2082, Peck Hall 2333

          

Spanish Minor

     Requirements      

Hours 

Intermediate Spanish* - Spanish 201 & 202   8
Advanced Spanish Spanish 301 or 302    4
Spanish Electives 300 - 400 Level (One must be SPAN 311 or SPAN 312)   9

              

                        

Required Courses for Spanish Teacher Candidates

       Requirements      Hours 
Intermediate Spanish - 201, 202     8
Advanced Spanish - 301, 302, 308, 400    15

Advanced Spanish Electives 300-400 level   (Will normally include at least 2 courses in culture, 2 in literature;

Teacher candidates are strongly encouraged to take 311, 312, 351** and 352**)                      

  15   
FL 486 The Learning and Teaching of Foreign Languages *    (should be taken 1-2 semesters before student teaching)    3

              

                        

Additonal Requirements for all Teacher Candidates

Credit is earned for only those courses in which grades of C or better are earned. A "B" average in the major is required for certification.
Students who declare themselves as teacher candidates beginning Fall 2005 must demonstrate Advanced-Low oral proficiency (ACTFL scale) in order to meet requirements for student teaching. In order to demonstrate Advanced-Low oral proficiency, teacher candidates obtain an Advanced Level Check certificate.
Teacher candidates who declared prior to fall 2005, must complete an interview with the Teacher Advisory Committee of the FL Dept. in order to be accepted for student teaching. Applications are due the 1st week of the semester prior to the semester in which the candidates plan to student teach.

For more information,

Contact: 

Heidy Cuervo Carruthers

Phone: (618) 650-2016
e-mail: hcarrut@siue.edu


                                                                                                                                                              

Spanish Resources

About Spain

Discover Spain - http://www.spaintour.com/

ESAVillafranca Sattelite Tracking Station WWW in Spain - http://www.vilspa.esa.es/The_Web/Spain.html

Latin America and Culture

WWW Virtual Library: Latin American Studies - http://lanic.utexas.edu/las.html

Latin America on the Net - http://www.latinworld.com/index.html 

Newspapers

ABC Spain - http://www.abc.es/

Chicano Culture

Centro Chicano - http://www.stanford.edu/dept/elcentro/

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