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City Colleges of Chicago

CCC Spanish Education (K-12) Transfer Guide

This transfer guide can assist Spanish Education majors with their transition to Saint Xavier University. Please refer to the general education requirements for an A.A. or A.S. degree found in the City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) Academic Catalog.

The foreign language curriculum covers the main areas of language-language skills development, intercultural competence, literature, arts, history and civilization. All courses are open to qualified students seeking meaningful contact with another culture by acquiring skills in oral and written communication in the foreign language, by studying the literature, arts, history and civilization of another country, or through a cultural and linguistic comparative approach.

If students complete the majority of their general education requirements prior to transferring to SXU, they may qualify for the IAI GECC Articulation Agreement with the exception of Philosophy 150: The Examined Life and a religious studies course.

General Education Courses

The following general education and supportive courses are transferable for Saint Xavier University's Spanish Education major.

City Colleges of Chicago Saint Xavier University
Communication (9 credit hours)
ENGLISH 101: Composition ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing
ENGLISH 102: Composition ENGL 188: Transfer English Elective
SPEECH 101: Fundamentals of Speech Communication COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals
Mathematics (3-4 credit hours)
Choose IAI approved college level math course College Level Math
Life Science and Physical Sciences (7-8 credit hours including one lab)
Life Science: Choose IAI approved course
Physical Science: Choose IAI approved course
Life Science and Physical Science General Education
Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credit hours)**
SPANISH 210: Modern Civilization and Culture Spanish SPAN 232: Intro to Hispanic Culture and Civilization II
SPANISH 104: Fourth Course Spanish SPAN 104: Intermediate Spanish II
**Students have the opportunity to satisfy 6 credit hours from the Humanities/Fine Arts General Education at SXU by completing PHIL 150 and a religious studies course.
History and Social Sciences (9 credit hours)
PSYCH 201: General Psychology PSYCH 101: Introduction to Psychology
POL SCI 201: The National Government POLSC 101: Introduction to U.S. Government
HISTORY 111: History of American People to 1865
or
HISTORY 112: History of American People from 1865
HIST 103: U.S. History Before 1877
or
HIST 104: U.S. History Since 1877
Transferable Education Courses
EDUC 103: Students with Disabilities in School EDU 323: Survey of the Exceptional Child
SYCH 214: Adolescent Psychology PSYCH 201: Adolescent Psychology
Transferable Spanish Courses
SPANISH 101-104 are prerequisites for Upper Level Spanish
SPANISH 101: First Course Spanish SPAN 101: Elementary Spanish I
SPANISH 102: Second Course Spanish SPAN 102: Elementary Spanish II
SPANISH 103: Third Course Spanish SPAN 103: Intermediate Spanish I
SPANISH 104: Fourth Course Spanish SPAN 104: Intermediate Spanish II
SPANISH 206: Intensive Oral Practice Spanish SPAN 210: Advanced Spanish Conversation
SPANISH 210: Modern Civilization and Culture Spanish SPAN 232: Intro to Hispanic Culture and Civilization II

Spanish Education (K-12) Requirements

Students in the Spanish Education major must complete all requirements for Option I: Spanish Language, Literature and Civilization, achieve an overall SXU GPA of 3.0 and complete all general education courses, and all professional education courses with a minimum grade of C to be admitted to the Education Department/Secondary Education Program.

Candidates must successfully complete state licensure requirements and the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) test. Consult the Education Department faculty for specific requirements and procedures. The major advisor will assist the student in the content area.

Students wishing to major in Spanish at Saint Xavier University have two options, both of which begin at the 200-level: Spanish Education majors must complete all requirements for Option I:

Option I: Spanish Language, Literature and Civilization (33-36 credit hours)

This program is designed to provide a solid foundation in Spanish language, literature, arts, history and civilization. This option is intended primarily for those students who plan to continue their studies in Spanish in graduate school. Additionally, Option I focuses on the preparation of Spanish teachers according to NCATE/ACTFL and Illinois Content Standards for Educators.

Required Courses (12 credit hours)

Spanish Electives (21-24 credit hours)

Choose 24 credit hours, 21 credit hours if studying Spanish abroad, from the following:

Additional Information

Please refer to the SXU Academic Catalog for any additional information.

Contact

Office of Admission Transfer Student Services Center
Phone: 844-GOTO-SXU (844-468-6798)
Email: admission@sxu.edu
Phone: 773-298-3510
Email: transfercenter@sxu.edu

 

As of 2019-2020 Catalog