B.A. in Foreign Languages/Spanish and Education with Endorsement in Elementary Education

Major Requirements/Spanish (36 credits) 1
FS-301Introduction to Hispanic Literature3
FS-315Introduction to Spanish Linguistics3
FS-300AAdvanced Spanish Conversation and Oral Discourse 23
FS-300BAdvanced Spanish: Composition and Conversation II3
FS-305Survey of Spanish-American Literature3
or FS-307 Survey of Spanish Literature
FS-309Culture and Civilization Spain3
FS-310Culture and Civilization of Latin America3
FS-402Advanced Spanish Conversation and Oral Proficiency3
FS-409Advanced Spanish: Grammar and Stylistics3
Select 6 credits from courses designated with Course Type: FS.LT6
FS-400+: Spanish Elective3
FO-LTIOPIOral Proficiency Interview0
Major Requirements/Education (36 credits) 3
EDL-201Educational Psychology3
EDL-206Child and Adolescent Development3
ED-250Foundations of Teaching and Learning3
EDL-326Literacy Instruction in K-6 Educational Settings I3
ED-320Teaching Students with Diverse Needs3
EDL-327Literacy Instruction in K-6 Educational Settings II3
ED-360Methods of Teaching Elementary Mathematics3
ED-361Methods of Teaching Science for Elementary School3
ED-362Teaching Elementary Social Studies3
Select 9 credits as follows: 2, 4
Clinical Practice
and Clinical Practice Seminar
Spanish Interdisciplinary Requirements (12 credits)
Select 12 credits in one of the following ways:12
Select at LEAST three of the following subjects: AR, CO, EN, HS, MU, PL 5
Select a Second Foreign Language 6
Education Interdisciplinary Requirements (6 credits)
MA-203Foundations of Elementary Mathematics I3
MA-204Foundations of Elementary Mathematics II3
Education Methods Requirements (3 credits)
ED-427The Teaching of World Languages3
General Education Requirements (36 credits)
First Year Seminar
FY-101First Year Seminar3
Reading and Writing
EN-101College Composition I3
EN-102College Composition II3
Fulfilled in Education Interdisciplinary Requirements with MA-203 or MA-2040
Natural Sciences
Select 6 credits from the following subjects: BY, CE, GL, PH, or SC6
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: LIT3
Aesthetics and Creativity
Select 3 credits from Art, Music, Theatre, or Dance3
Technological Literacy
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: TL3
Reasoned Oral Discourse
Fulfilled in Major Requirements with ED-3200
Historical Perspective
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: HS.SV3
Social Science
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: SS.SV3
Historical Perspective/Social Sciences
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: HS.SV or select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type SS.SV3
Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: ISP3
Cultural Diversity and Global Understanding or Foreign Language
Fulfilled in Major Requirements with required FS courses0
Experiential Education
Select one course designated with Course Type: EX0
Writing Intensive
Select two courses from Spanish (FS) designated with Course Type: WT0
Select two courses from Education (ED,EDL,EDS) designated with Course Type: WT
Total Credits129

36 credits above the intermediate level. In 300+ level courses it is presumed that the student has taken 201-202 (Intermediate) or equivalent to assure adequate communicative facility in the foreign language.


A student may be exempt from taking both courses upon a final grade of A- or above in one of the courses. Any FS-300+ may be substituted to fulfill the three credits.


Minimum grade of "C" Required for all Education courses


Students must complete the appropriate test requirement(s) with a passing score PRIOR to Student Teaching.


In Outside Major Requirements, specific exclusions apply for English; contact the department for guidance.


(i.e. Italian, German, Irish, Latin, Chinese, Arabic, French) other than Spanish; in addition to the General Education requirements

Additional Endorsements Available

  • TSD - Teacher of Students with Disabilities - Elementary
  • ESL - English as a Second Language - Elementary
  • P-3 Early Childhood Endorsement


  • 58 credits must be completed at the 200 level or higher.
  • Education majors are required to have an overall GPA of 3.00 for State Certification.
  • By state regulation, all Education Majors seeking content area endorsement must complete 30 content credits (12+ credits at the 300+ level).