Spanish with Teacher Licensure

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Spanish major may lead to a Bachelor of Science in Spanish with Teacher Licensure. A minor in Spanish is also available.

Bachelor of Science in Spanish with Teacher Licensure K-12


Upon completion of the B.S. in Spanish with Teacher Licensure, students will be able to:

1. Speak in Spanish at an Advanced-Low level or above (ACTFL). Students will narrate and describe in major time frames (past, present, and future) and will be able to produce connected discourse of paragraph length.

2. Research and write at an Advanced-Low level (ACTFL). Students will read and demonstrate literacy skills using texts in Spanish (e.g., short stories, poetry, essays, academic articles, journalistic texts).

3. Demonstrate a metacognitive knowledge of the main features of the Spanish language. Students will demonstrate understanding of the linguistic differences and similarities between English and Spanish and their cultural context.

4. Apply instructional skills in teaching the Spanish language. Use pedagogical skills to teach their own students listening, speaking, reading and writing proficiency in Spanish, as well as help their students understand cultures through literatures, and the use of cross disciplinary concepts.

5. Use Spanish language in bilingual settings locally and abroad.

Students will use Spanish language acquired in practical immersion to build their intercultural and career skills.