Degree Requirements

Spanish Education (K-12) Major Requirements

I. Major Program Requirements
Twenty-six 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
SP 401-402 Culture and Literature of Spain I or II
SP 403-404 Culture and Literature of Latin America I or II
SP 415 Spanish Lab Coordinator Internship (1 credit per semester; a maximum of 2 credits per academic year)
*See index for page number of 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 14 upper-division credits from option (a) or the remaining 11 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 1.00 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. All Spanish majors are required to make a final oral presentation at the end of their senior year.  Proposals for the presentation must be submitted to the Spanish faculty at least one month prior to the presentation.  The Spanish faculty will review the proposal and make any pertinent comments as necessary.  The presentation will be witnessed by the Spanish faculty and Spanish majors and minors.  The evaluation criteria for the presentation will be made available to the candiate 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
HPE 214 The School Health Program
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)—see index for page number.

IV. Other Program Requirements
Majors in Spanish education must fulfill other standard requirements for the Spanish major as listed above in “Spanish Major Program Requirements.”

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

Note:
1. See Secondary Education Requirements.

2. All Spanish (K-12) students must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average. All Professional Education Requirements, Major Program Requirements, and Other Program Requirements must be completed with a grade of “C” or better

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 Grammar
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 index for page number for Language Placement Guidelines.


II. Other Program Requirements
LL 400 Theories and Methods of Learning and Teaching Language
PSY 227 Child Psychology
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

Note:  All Spanish (K-12) students must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average. All Professional Education Requirements, Major Program Requirements, and Other Program Requirements must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.

IV. 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 Program: In the spring semester of the junior year, all preservice teachers must seek admission to the student teaching program. See index for page numbers for Teacher Education and Student Teaching programs.