Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Spanish with All Level Certification (BA)

Hours Required

A minimum of 120 semester credit hours (SCH): 45 hours must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation" section of this catalog.

Requirements

University Core Curriculum
Select 42 SCH as outlined in the suggested plans and as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation"42
Math Elective
Select 3 SCH from any math course above the level of College Algebra3
Life & Physical Science Lab
Select 1 SCH compatible with a Life & Physical Science course1
Foreign Language
Select 6 SCH in course work (not credit by exam) above the university’s foreign language graduation requirement. Thus, students who meet the university’s foreign language graduation requirement by earning 6 hours of credit by exam, may take 6 SCH in the same language but at the intermediate level or above, or they may take 6 SCH of another foreign language at the introductory level. This requirement may also be met by earning 6 SCH in any subject while participating in a TAMIU-approved Study Abroad program while living for at least 4 weeks in another country. 6
Major
SPAN 2350Intro to the Hispanic World3
SPAN 3305Spanish Academic Writing3
SPAN 3310Intro to Literature in Spanish3
SPAN 4303The Spanish American Novel3
SPAN 4308Cervantes & Don Quijote3
SPAN 4311Probs in Teaching of Span3
SPAN 4399Senior Seminar3
SPAN 3321Stud in Span Lit Before 17003
or SPAN 3322 Stud in Span Lit After 1700
SPAN 3323Stud in Span Am Lit: Conq-Mod3
or SPAN 3326 Stud Span Am Lit: 19th&20th
SPAN 3317Spanish Linguistics3
or SPAN 4312 History of Spanish Language
Select 9 SCH selected from any SPAN at the 3000-4000 level9
Professional Education Core
EDCI 1102Intro to Teaching Profession1
EDCI 2210Foundations of Education2
EDCI 3224Teaching in Diverse Settings2
EDCI 3301Assessment for Instruc Design3
EDCI 3302Teaching Eng Lang Learners3
EDCI 3315Impl Eff Inst Strat Div Lrnrs3
EDCI 4310Engaging Learners3
EDCI 4693Student Teaching6
EDSE 4350Inc Pract Ch&Yth W/Disablts3
Support Area
EDRD 3320Content Reading3
Total Semester Credit Hours120

Following is a suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements; responsible for meeting all course prerequisites; and must meet foreign language and writing intensive course requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate online.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallSemester Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
UNIV 1101 Learn a Global Context I 1
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
Foreign Language 3
 Semester Credit Hours17
Spring
EDCI 1102 Intro to Teaching Profession 1
ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
HIST 1302 The US Since 1877 3
UNIV 1402 Signature Course 4
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
Foreign Language 3
 Semester Credit Hours18
Sophomore
Fall
EDCI 2210 Foundations of Education 2
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth&Development 3
SPAN 2350 Intro to the Hispanic World 3
Language, Philosophy & Culture 3
MATH - Math Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours17
Spring
EDCI 3224 Teaching in Diverse Settings 2
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
SPAN 3305 Spanish Academic Writing 3
SPAN 3310 Intro to Literature in Spanish 3
Creative Arts 3
 Semester Credit Hours14
Junior
Fall
EDCI 3301 Assessment for Instruc Design 3
EDCI 3302 Teaching Eng Lang Learners 3
SPAN - Spanish Literature 3
SPAN - Spanish Amer Lit 3
SPAN - Spanish Linguistics 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
EDRD 3320 Content Reading 3
SPAN 4303 The Spanish American Novel 3
SPAN 4311 Probs in Teaching of Span 3
SPAN - Adv Spanish Elective 3
SPAN - Adv Spanish Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Senior
Fall
EDCI 3315 Impl Eff Inst Strat Div Lrnrs 3
EDCI 4310 Engaging Learners 3
SPAN 4308 Cervantes & Don Quijote 3
SPAN 4399 Senior Seminar 3
SPAN - Adv Spanish Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
EDCI 4693 Student Teaching 6
EDSE 4350 Inc Pract Ch&Yth W/Disablts 3
 Semester Credit Hours9
 Total Semester Credit Hours120
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Foreign language, 6 SCH in course work from a second romance language – Latin, Italian, French or Portuguese.

Students must apply for admission to the College of Education while enrolled in EDCI 3324

Students are admitted to student teaching only after passing the certification exam to teach secondary Spanish.

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.