• World Languages and Cultures: Spanish Licensure Requirements

    State Licensing Tests

    Assessment of Language Proficiency Test (Contact K-12 academic advisor for information)
    Basic Skills
    Spanish Content Knowledge

    Education Courses

    NOTE: Undergraduate students register for EDU classes until admitted to the Teacher Education Program.

    GED 7801 Intro to Advanced Teacher Thinking, 0cr
    EDU 1150/GED 7815 Schools & Society, 4cr
    EDU 1250/GED 7825 Educational Psychology, 4cr
    EDU 3500/GED 7862 Education and Cultural Diversity, 4cr
    EDU 3260/GED 7867 Theory to Practice, 4cr
    GED 7871 Teaching Literacy in the Middle and Secondary School/5-12, 4cr
    GED 7872 Exceptionality, 2cr
    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 7888 English Learners in the Mainstream, 2cr 
    GED 7896 Student Teaching/K-12, 8cr
    GED 7050 Student Teaching Seminar, 2cr

    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 8100 Linguistics for Language Teachers, 4cr
    ESL 8110 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


    Completing your MAT degree 

    Once you've completed student teaching and seminar, you can enroll in the first of two degree completion courses


    Features: 8 credits, 2 four-credit courses 
    GED 8023: Capstone Practicum (4 credits) 
    GED 8495: Capstone Thesis (4 credits) or GED 8490: Capstone Project (4 credits)