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Foreign Languages and Literature

Foreign Languages & Literature



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

Total Hours: 124

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                                                                          15                        

FL 486 The Learning and Teaching of Foreign Languages *                                                    3                                                                                                                              

Additional 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:

Tara Huntley, Office Support Specialist
Foreign Language and Literature 
Phone: (618) 650-3510


Spanish Resources:

Latin America and Culture

Latin America on the Net -


ABC Spain -

Chicano Culture

Centro Chicano -



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