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Spanish Major

                      Requirements                                                                                                                                              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

                                                                                                          Totals:                                             124

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                                                              15                                                                                                              (Will normally include at least 2 courses in culture, 2 in literature;                                                                                                                                                            teacher candidates are strongly encouraged to take 311, 312, 351** and 352**)                     

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

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:

Phone: (618) 650-3510

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

Spanish Resources

About Spain

Discover Spain -

ESAVillafranca Sattelite Tracking Station WWW in Spain -

Si, Spain -

Latin America and Culture

WWW Virtual Library: Latin American Studies -

Latin America on the Net -


ABC Spain -

Chicano Culture

Centro Chicano -

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