B.A. in Foreign Languages/Spanish and Education with Endorsements in P-3 and Teacher of Students with Disabilities

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 (37 credits) 3
EDL-201Educational Psychology3
EDL-206Child and Adolescent Development3
ED-250Foundations of Teaching and Learning3
EDL-280Introduction to Early Childhood Education3
EDL-325Language and Early Literacy Development, Birth Through Kindergarten3
EDL-326Literacy Instruction in K-6 Educational Settings I3
ED-320Teaching Students with Diverse Needs3
EDL-333Family Partnerships in Early Childhood Settings3
EDL-363Early Childhood Curriculum and Methods4
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
Early Childhood Education Interdisciplinary Requirements (6 credits)
MA-203Foundations of Elementary Mathematics I3
MA-204Foundations of Elementary Mathematics II3
Teacher of Students with Disabilities Requirements (18 credits) 3, 7
EDS-332Family/School/Community Partnerships and Resources, P-123
EDS-336Classroom Management3
EDS-338Assessment Approaches, P-123
EDS-330Human Exceptionalities3
EDS-350Individualizing Curricula and Systematic Instruction for Special Education3
EDS-352Curricula, Methods, and Materials for Learners with Difficulties3
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 Early Education Interdiisciplinary Requiremens 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 Credits145

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 Spanish Interdisciplinary 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


ED-320 Teaching Students with Diverse Needs (3 cr.) and EDL-326 Literacy Instruction in K-6 Educational Settings I (3 cr.) are also required and fulfilled in Education Major Requirements


  • 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).