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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Spanish Teaching Certification

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Admission and Retention Requirements for Spanish Certification

For admission to and retention in Teacher Education in the field of Spanish, students must achieve and sustain a 2.75 GPA in all Spanish coursework. To qualify to take the Spanish (All Level) TExES examination (LOTE-613), students must meet the following criteria:

  1. Have at least a 2.5 GPA on all college coursework (lower and upper level).
  2. Have a 2.75 GPA on all Spanish coursework (lower and upper level).
  3. Have completed one Spanish TExES Review Workshop. This workshop must be taken in the semester prior to the term the student takes the TExES.
  4. Provide official permit with approval of Spanish certification coordinator or designee.

Students returning to the University to complete certification must see the Spanish certification coordinator to receive a deficiency plan. All criteria outlined in the plan must be met before the student will be permitted to take the Spanish TExES.

For information on required professional development courses, the Professional Development TExES (PPR-160), and other teacher certification requirements, please see the College of Education section of this catalog. Students should also consult the Certification Office of the College of Education for complete and current information about teacher certification requirements.

Degree Requirements

  Semester Hours
  1. Core Curriculum Program
  2. First-Year Seminars (when applicable)*
  3. Major Requirements
  4. Professional Development
  5. Certification Requirements
  6. University Electives
  7. Foreign Language Requirement
  Total 120

*First Year Seminars

First-Year Seminars or Electives

Full-time, first-year student are required to take the following courses:

One from: 3 hrs.

Two from: 6 hrs.

  • SPAN 2000***, 3000 or 4000 not taken before


*May be repeated when topics vary.

** If Spanish majors opt for any of these courses in the Core Curriculum, such course will not count towards the major. It shall be replaced with a different SPAN 3000 or 4000 literature course to complete the 12 hours in this area.

***Must obtain approval from faculty advisor

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