Spanish Education

Spanish Secondary Education Four-Year Academic Plan

120 credit hours are required for Bachelor of Arts degree. The Secondary Education track in the Spanish major prepares students to teach Spanish in high school. The major consists of a variety of Spanish courses in language, literature, history, and culture. Detailed course information can be found in the academic catalog. Students should use Academic Planning on the mySXU portal to schedule courses and track degree progress.

Suggested four year academic plan for the major (courses required in the major are in bold)

Please consult with your academic advisor prior to course selection.

Semester 1 Credit Hours
TRANS 100: Transitions 1
PHIL 140: The Examined Life 3
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing 3
GE MATH 3
SPAN 200: Advanced Grammar and Composition 3
PSYCH 101: Intro to Psychology 3
Semester 2 Credit Hours
FYS 175: First Year Seminar 3
COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals 3
SPAN 211: Spanish for Speakers of Spanish 3
Spanish approved elective 3
GE Biological Science with lab* 3
Semester 3 Credit Hours
SPAN 210: Advanced Spanish Conversation 3
SPAN 220: Interpretation of Texts 3
GE Physical Science with lab* 3
GE Arts and Humanities 3
GE US History 3
EDU 200: Profession of Teaching 3
Semester 4 Credit Hours
Spanish approved elective 3
POLSC 101: Intro to U.S. Government 3
Humanities elective (not in Spanish) 3
PSYCH 201: Adolescent Psychology 3
EDU 323: Survey of Except Student 3
Semester 5 Credit Hours
Spanish approved elective 3
Spanish approved elective 300 level 3
GE Fine Arts or Literature 3
EDU 202: Educational Psychology 3
EDU 397: Literacy Instruction 3
Semester 6 Credit Hours
General elective 3
Spanish approved elective 300 level 3
EDU 370: Principles and Practices of the Middle and Secondary Schools 3
EDU 377: Historical and Social Trends in Education 3
Humanities elective (not in Spanish) 3
Semester 7 Credit Hours
SPAN 395: Senior Seminar 3
Spanish approved elective 300 level 3
Spanish approved elective 300 level 3
GE Diversity Studies 3
EDU 378: Methods of Teaching Foreign Language 3
Semester 8 Credit Hours
EDU 345: Seminar in Teaching and Learning 3
EDU 349: Directed Teaching 9

 

*One of the natural science courses must have a lab component.