Carroll College, Helena Montana

Degree Requirements

Spanish Education (K-12) Major Requirements

I. Major Program Requirements
Twenty-seven semester hours of upper-division courses beyond SP 204.
SP 101-102 Acquisition of Spanish I and II*
SP 203-204 Acquisition of Intermediate Spanish III & IV*
Eighteen (18) upper-division Spanish credits from the following courses in residence at Carroll:
SP 304 Spanish Phonetics and Phonology
SP 305 Reading and Writing in Spanish
SP 306 Spanish Morphology & Syntax
SP 307 or 308 The Hispanic Short Story I or II
SP 403-404 Culture and Literature of Latin America I or II
and any one of the following five classes:
SP 301-302 Spanish Conversation
*See Language Placement Guidelines.

II. Other Program Requirements

1. LL 220 Introduction to Linguistics
2. Successful participation in an approved program of study in a Spanish-speaking country.  Spanish majors may coose to study abroad either;
  a. One academic year and only take 15 upper-diviision credits in residence at Carroll, or
  b. One summer or semester (minimum of 4-6 weeks) and take 18 upper-division credits in residence at Carroll.
3. The remaining 12 upper-division credits from option (a) or the remaining 9 upper-division credits fromoption (b) will be taken at the selected institution abroad, with prior approval of the department.
4. Students who are taking courses abroad must take corresponding examinations abroad in order to receive credits.  No credits will be given for any examination with less than a "C" or a 2.00 grade in the course.  Credits will be accepted only for students returning to Carroll.
5. Students are responsible for sending an original copy of their foreign transcripts, as well as providing an official translation of them, directly to the Registrar's Office.
6. Appropriate transfer credit from accredited U.S. institutions will be considered.
7. Spanish majors are required to make a final oral presentation at the end of their senior year to faculty and students in the program.  Evaluation criteria for the presentation are provided to candidates. Proposals for the presentation will be submitted to the Spanish faculty one month prior to the presentation. 

III. Professional Education Requirements
AN/SO 218 Introduction to Native American Studies
CS 103 Instructional Media and Technology
ED 102 Foundations of Education
ED/PSY 229 Educational Psychology
ED 245 Diversity Field Experience
ED 305 Classroom Management
ED 318 Content Area Reading and Secondary Methods
ED 405 Education Seminar
ED 410 Student Teaching
ED 412 Measurement & Assessment in Teaching
LL 400 Theories and Methods of Learning and Teaching Language
PSY 227 Child Psychology
and PSY 228 Adolescent Psychology
or PSY 105 General Psychology
and PSY 203 Developmental Psychology
SPED 300 Introduction to Exceptional Children
United States and contemporary world cultures course(s)

V. Acceptance into the Teacher Education Program and Student Teaching Program
Teacher Education Program: Students pursuing academic programs that lead to teacher licensure must seek admission to the teacher education program by the end of their sophomore year.

Student Teaching: In the spring semester of the junior year, all preservice teachers must seek admission to student teaching.

Note:

1. All Spanish (K-12) students must meet the following requirements: 1) earn a grade of "C" or better in all Professional Education Requirements, Major Program Requirements, and Other Program Requirements; 2) earn a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average, and 3) earn a minimum 2.65 grade point average in Major Program Requirements, Other Program Requirements, and Professional Education Requirements.

2. See Secondary Education Requirements and Professional Education Requirements for Secondary Education.

Minor in Spanish Education (K-12)

I. Minor Program Requirements
SP 101-102 Acquisition of Spanish I and II*
SP 203-204 Acquisition of Spanish III and IV*
The following courses must be taken in residence at Carroll:
SP 304 Spanish Phonetics and Phonology
SP 305 Reading and Writing in Spanish
SP 306 Spanish Morphology and Syntax
SP 307 or 308 The Hispanic Short Story I or II
and any one of the following four courses:
SP 401, 402 Culture and Literature of Spain I or II
SP 403 or 404 Culture and Literature of Latin America I or II
*See Language Placement Guidelines.


II. Other Program Requirements
LL 400 Theories and Methods of Learning and Teaching Language
PSY 227 Child Psychology
and PSY 228 Adolescent Psychology
or PSY 105 General Psychology
and PSY 203 Developmental Psychology
And successful participation in an approved program of study in a Spanish speaking country for at least one summer session or semester.

III. Teacher Licensure

To obtain teacher licensure in Spanish K-12, a student must complete:
ED 408 Student Teaching in the Minor Area
or ED 410 Student Teaching

IV. Acceptance into the Teacher Education Program and Student Teaching

Teacher Education Program: Students pursuing academic programs that lead to teacher licensure must seek admission to the teacher education program by the end of their sophomore year.

Student Teaching: In the spring semester of the junior year, all preservice teachers must seek admission to student teaching.

Note:

1. All Spanish (K-12) students must meet the following requirements: 1) earn a grade of "C" or better in all Professional Education Requirements, Minor Program Requirements, and Other Program Requirements; 2) earn a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average, and 3) earn a minimum 2.65 grade point average in Minor Program Requirements, Other Program Requirements, and Professional Education Requirements.

2. See Secondary Education Requirements and Professional Education Requirements for Secondary Education.