Inspired to learn and teach a foreign language, the Marian University Spanish Education program prepares students to teach Spanish in grades PK-12 by combining advanced coursework in the Spanish major, a semester of study abroad, and the education requirements for middle-secondary education major.
General Education Program: 46-49 University requirements for education major
48 credits as follows:
SPA 101 Elementary Spanish I, 3 cr.
SPA 102 Elementary Spanish II, 3 cr.
SPA 201 Intermediate Spanish I, 3 cr.
SPA 202 Intermediate Spanish II, 3 cr.
SPA 301 Latin American Civilizations, 3 cr.
SPA 401 Introduction to Literary Studies in Spanish, 3 cr.
SPA 402 Hispanic Literature of Social Conscience, 3 cr.
ENG 412 Introduction to Language, 3 cr.
FLE 470 Foreign Language Curriculum and Methods (PK-12), 3 cr.
18 credits from the following courses taught in Spanish:
SPA 302 History and Culture of Spain, 3 cr.
SPA 311 Advanced Spanish Grammar, 3 cr.
SPA 312 Advanced Composition and Conversation in Spanish, 3 cr.
SPA 404 Special Topics, 3 cr.
SPA 411 Masterpieces of Spanish Literature, 3 cr.
SPA 412 Masterpieces of Spanish-American Literature, 3 cr.
SPA 413 Twentieth Century Hispanic Literature, 3 cr.
SPA 414 Independent Study, 1-3 cr.
SPA 497 Internship, 1-3 cr.
3 credits from the following courses taught in English:
SPA 320 Hispanic Experience in the United States, 3 cr.
SPA 322 To Be A Woman in Latin America, 3 cr. or
SPA 324 Truth and Memory in Latin America, 3 cr.
• Semester of study abroad.
• Successful completion of the Modified Oral Proficiency Interview at the level of Advanced Low.
• Satisfactory score on the Praxis II Exam in Spanish.