• K-12 World Languages and Cultures: Spanish Additional License Requirements

    State Licensing Tests

    Assessment of Language Proficiency Test (Contact K-12 academic advisor for information)
    MTLE: World Language and Culture Spanish K-12 (sub test 1 and 2)
    The above assumes you have a valid Minnesota full-time license, exempting you from the basic skills and pedagogy test requirements.

    Education Courses

    GED 7815 Schools and Society, 4cr*
    GED 7825 Educational Psychology, 4cr*
    GED 7862 Education and Cultural Diversity, 4cr*
    GED 7867 Theory to Practice, 4cr*
    GED 7872 Exceptionality, 2cr*
    GED 7888 English Learners in the Mainstream, 2cr
    GED 7871 Teaching Literacy in the Middle and Secondary School/5-12, 4cr
    GED 7878 Teaching ESL and World Languages in K-12 Part I, 4cr
    GED 7881 Teaching World Languages in K-12 Part II, 4cr
    GED 7990 Advanced Practicum (4 weeks student teaching), 2cr 
    *Typically satisfied through initial license.

    Spanish Courses

    SPAN 3900 Advanced Conversation and Composition, 4cr
    SPAN 3910 Spanish for the Professional
    SPAN/LSTD 5100 Contemporary Issues in the Americas, 4cr
    SPAN 5300 La Cultura Popular en America Latina
    ESL 7519 Linguistics for Language Teachers, 4cr
    ESL 7502 Language and Society, 4cr

    Five Spanish Courses beyond SPAN 3220 Intermediate Spanish II:

    • Three or more courses taught in Spanish 
    • Incorporate a global sampling of Spanish-speaking geographic regions 
    • Must include a variety of classes in Literature, Politics, History, Language, and Culture


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