2011-2012 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]
Spanish with Teacher Certification (B.A.)
Program: B.A. with Teacher Certification
Department of International Language and Culture Studies
College of Arts and Sciences
Liberal Arts Building 267 ~ 260-481-6836 ~ www.ipfw.edu/ilcs/
The student learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:
- Acquire a broad foundation in language, literature, culture and a knowledge of current methodologies in foreign language pedagogy;
- Achieve the ACTFL intermediate-high level in speaking, demonstrate the ability to recognize and analyze grammatical and usage errors in own and others’ writing;
- Develop an increased understanding of what it means to belong to a culture and awareness of how culture affects other interconnected issues of identity;
- Demonstrate the ability to think critically about these issues and how they shape intercultural communication.
Students pursuing a B.A. with a major in Spanish with teacher certification must fulfill the requirements of IPFW (see Part 8 ), the College of Arts and Sciences (see Part 4 ), and the School of Education (see Part 4 ) and satisfactorily complete the following requirements.
Prior to your junior year, you must successfully complete the Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST) before admission to the teacher education program. The Praxis II, Spanish: Content Knowledge test must be completed before or during the student-teaching semester, normally in your senior year.