May 21, 2018  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Spanish with Teacher Certification (B.A.)

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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 ~

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.

College of Arts and Sciences Requirements

English Writing Credits: 0

 (requirement is satisfied by ILCS I300, listed below)

Additional Foreign Language Requirements

Distribution (not in SPAN)

  • Requirements in Arts and Sciences Part C Credits: 9

Cultural Studies

  • Credits in Western tradition Credits: 3

  • Non-Western culture requirement may be satisfied with the following courses Credits: 0

A course in Spanish linguistics at the 400-level: Credits: 3

A course in Peninsular literature at the 400-level: Credits: 3

A course in Spanish-American literature at the 400-level: Credits: 3

A course in Spanish, Spanish-American, or Hispanic culture at the 400-level: Credits: 3

Additional credits in 400-level Spanish culture, language, or literature courses Credits: 3

Professional Education

Prior to being admitted to the teacher education program, you must complete the Inital Requirement courses and pass the PPST.

Student Teaching

General Elective Courses

  • Sufficient additional credits to bring the total to 132.

Total Credits: 132

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