Spanish/Elementary Major, Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAE)
This major satisfies the endorsement for preschool to grade 12.
Notes: students who do not have sufficient high school language preparation to begin SPAN 201 will require more than 12 quarters to complete the BAE; students who want to have a second endorsement in a minor field will require more than 12 quarters to complete the BAE.
Grade Requirements: the minimum cumulative GPA for this program is ≥2.7.
|Elementary Education Core|
|There are general education science and social science courses that are strongly recommended for the Elementary Education candidate. See the general requirements section of this catalog. Please see an Education advisor for clarification.|
|30–hour multicultural education field requirement|
|EDUC 303||FOUNDATIONS OF ASSESSMENT||3|
|EDUC 304||INTRODUCTION TO ELEMENTARY READING||3|
|EDUC 308||FOUNDATIONS OF ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT||3|
|EDUC 310||LITERACY METHODS, MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL||4|
& EDUC 340
|LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL STUDIES METHODS 1: INTEGRATED LANGUAGE ARTS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL|
and LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL STUDIES METHODS 2: INTEGRATED SOCIAL STUDIES FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
& EDUC 381
|INTEGRATED STEM METHODS 1|
and INTEGRATED STEM METHODS 2
|EDUC 386||FIELD EXPERIENCE AND PRACTICUM (variable credit–must be repeated)||6|
|EDUC 423||ELEMENTARY STUDENT TEACHING K-8||12|
|EDUC 427||GENERAL STUDENT TEACHING K-12 (variable credit)||1-15|
|Elementary Education students must complete the required Elementary Education Core and the following courses.|
|Required Spanish/Elementary Courses|
|GNML 390||FOREIGN LANGUAGE METHODS||4|
|SPAN 201||SECOND-YEAR SPANISH||5|
|SPAN 202||SECOND-YEAR SPANISH||5|
|SPAN 203||INTRODUCTION TO ADVANCED SPANISH||5|
|SPAN 310||ADVANCED GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION||3|
|SPAN 311||ADVANCED GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION||3|
|SPAN 320||SPANISH CIVILIZATION||5|
|SPAN 321||SPANISH AMERICAN CIVILIZATION AND CULTURE||5|
|SPAN 338||SURVEY OF SPANISH LITERATURE||3|
|or SPAN 339||SURVEY OF SPANISH-AMERICAN LITERATURE|
|Electives–choose courses above SPAN 300||11|
All admitted students must officially Declare a Major by the time they reach 90 credits (junior standing).
Application for Graduation must be made at least two terms in advance of the term you expect to graduate (undergraduate and post-baccalaureate).
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Note: see Education for additional PLOs.
- accurately employ terminology and concepts associated with the linguistics, culture, arts, and literature of the language under study.
- apply critical thinking: Examine contemporary political, economic, and social issues in the target language with sensitivity to cultural differences;
- apply knowledge of language teaching techniques, methods and materials; demonstrate and apply knowledge of grammatical concepts and structures in preparation for the teaching profession.
- read and write at the appropriate level of proficiency in the target language.
- speak and comprehend at the appropriate level of proficiency in the target language.
- use the target language in a holistic manner, i.e. with explicit or implicit connections to the culture and social norms of the target language.