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Spanish Major

General StudiesHOURS
COMM 171 Speech Communication 3
ENGL 101 Written Communication II 3
ENGL 102 Written Communication III 3
PSYC 182 General Psychology 3
PHED 100 Lifelong Physical Awareness 0.5
SOC 151 Principles of Sociology 3
BIBL 215 Old Testament Literature 3
BIBL 216 New Testament Literature 3
  History Elective 3
  Art/Drama/Music 3
  Literature 3
  College Level Mathematics 3
  Science with Lab 4
PHIL 150 Logic & Critical Thinking 2
PHIL 250 Introduction to Philosophy 3
THEO 110 Exploring the Christian Faith 3
PHIL 452 Senior Experience 1
PHED 112-136 Physical Education Activities 1.5
TOTAL 48
 
Required coursesHOURS
SPAN 261* Intermediate Spanish 3
SPAN 265* Textual Proficiency in Spanish 3
SPAN 351 Civilizations and Cultures of Latin Am. 3
SPAN 352 Civilizations and Cultures of Spain 3
SPAN 360 Advanced Grammar and Composition 3
SPAN 361* Spanish Conversation 3
SPAN 362 Survey of Latin American Literature 3
SPAN 363 Survey of Spanish Literature 3
 
9 Credits from the following but at least 3 from SPAN 461,462, or 463
SPAN 163 International Spanish Experience 1-9
SPAN 271† Independent Study in Spanish 3
SPAN 304 Spanish Linguistics 3
SPAN 461† Seminar in Hispanic American Literature 3
SPAN 304 Spanish Linquistics
SPAN 462† Seminar in Spanish Literature 3
SPAN 463† Seminar in Cine 3
TOTAL 33

* May be waived for native speakers of Spanish and replaced by SPAN 163, 271, 461, 462, or 463

†May be repeated for credit

Electives needed to complete the degree 43

Spanish Education Major

General StudiesHOURS
BIBL 215 Old Testament Literature 3
BIBL 216 New Testament Literature 3
COMM 171 Speech Communication 3
ENGL 101 Written Communication II 3
ENGL 102 Written Communication III 3
PHED 100 Lifelong Physical Awareness 0.5
PHED 112-136 Physical Education Activities 1.5
PHIL 150 Logic & Critical Thinking 2
PHIL 250 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHIL 452 Senior Experience 1
PSYC 182 General Psychology 3
SOC 151 Principles of Sociology 3
THEO 110 Exploring the Christian Faith 3
  College Level Mathematics 3
  History Elective 3
  Literature 3
  Science with Lab 4
  Art/Music/Theatre 3
TOTAL 48
 
MajorHOURS
SPAN 261* Intermediate Spanish 3
SPAN 265* Textual Proficiency in Spanish 3
SPAN 351 Civilizations and Cultures of Latin Am. 3
SPAN 352 Civilizations and Cultures of Spain 3
SPAN 360 Advanced Grammar and Composition 3
SPAN 361* Spanish Conversation 3
SPAN 362 Survey of Latin American Literature 3
SPAN 363 Survey of Spanish Literature 3
 
9 Credits from the following but at least 3 from 461, 462, or 463
SPAN 163† International Spanish Experience 1-9
SPAN 271/471 Independent Study in Spanish 3
SPAN 461† Seminar in Hispanic American Literature 3
SPAN 462† Seminar in Spanish Literature 3
SPAN 463† Seminar in Cine 3
TOTAL 33
 
LinguisticsHOURS
ENGL 304 Introductory Linguistics 3
 
Professional Education
EDUC 102 Foundations of Education 3
EDUC 204 Diversity in the Classroom 3
EDUC 205 Educational Pedagogy I 3
EDUC 305 Educational Pedagogy II 3
PSYC 285 Adolescent Growth & Development 2
SCED 435 Theories and Practice of Second Language Acquisition 3
SCED 436 Specific Methods in Spanish 3
SCED 449 Secondary Student Teaching 8
EDUC 441 Professional Education Seminar 0-2
TOTAL 28-30

*May be waived by Native Speakers of Spanish and replaced by Spanish 163, 271, 461, 462, or 463

†May be repeated for credit

Electives needed to complete the degree 10-12

Spanish Minor

General EducationHours
SPAN 161* Elementary Spanish I 3
SPAN 162* Elementary Spanish II 3
 
Required coursesHours
SPAN 261 Intermediate Spanish 3
SPAN 265 Textual Proficiency in Spanish, or (3)
NUR 127 Spanish Medical Terminology, or (2)
SPAN 164 Spanish for Health Professionals (4)
TOTAL 5-7
 
Select 10-12 hours from the followingHours
SPAN 163 International Spanish Experience 1-9
SPAN 271† Independent Study in Spanish 3
SPAN 340 Spanish Linguistics 3
SPAN 351 Civilizations and Cultures of Latin Am. 3
SPAN 352 Civilizations and Cultures of Spain 3
SPAN 360 Advanced Grammar and Composition 3
SPAN 361 Conversation 3
SPAN 362 Survey of Latin American Literature 3
SPAN 363 Survey of Spanish Literature 3
SPAN 461† Seminar in Hispanic American Literature 3
SPAN 462† Seminar in Spanish Literature 3
SPAN 463† Sem. in Hispanic Am. and/or Spanish film 3
TOTAL 17

†May be repeated for credit

*May be waived

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Minor

Required coursesHours
LANG 101 Introduction to the Study of Language 3
LANG 201 Introduction to Phonetics 3
ENGL 301 Standard English Grammar 3
LANG 335 Theories and Practice of Second Language Acquisition 3
LANG 336 Methods in TESOL 3
LANG 431 TESOL Practicum I 3
LANG 432 TESOL Practicum II 3
 
Cultural Diversity Component (select one from the following)Hours
IS 304 Language Acquisition and Cultural Adaptation 3
BADM 2430 Cross-Cultural Experience of Business 3
COMM 352 Intercultural Communication 3
EDUC 204 Diversity in the Classroom 3
LIT 251 Multicultural Literature 3
MIN 447 Internship in International Ministry 1-4
SOC 202 Race and Ethnicity 3
SPAN 166 International Spanish Field Work 3-6
SPAN 351 Civilizations & Cultures of Latin America 3
SPAN 352 Civilizations & Cultures of Spain 3
SS 270 Area Study: Travel 1-3
YWN 351 Multicultural Youth Ministry 3
TOTAL 21-27