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Department of English and Modern Languages
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Bachelor of Arts

(Spanish Major With Teacher Certification* —
125 Semester Hours**)

Academic Major
Courses Hours
Spanish 2311, 2312 6
Spanish 3301, 3302, 3310, 3314 12
Spanish 3315 3
Spanish 4320 or 4324*** 3
Spanish 4332 or 4333**** 3
Linguistics 3330, 4340 6
Other Requirements
Courses Hours
Communication 2301 3
Computational and Applied Math 2305, Mathematics 1302, 1303, 1311, 1312, 1332, 1561, 2305 or 2513 3
Computer Literacy: Agricultural Economics 1351, Animal Science
1351, Business Computer Information Systems 1305, Communication
2345, Computational and Applied Mathematics 1351, Computer
Science 1301, 1341, 1351, 1361, 1371, Education 2323, Mass Media 2345, Mathematics 1351, Music 2353, Nursing 2338, Theatre 2345 or University Studies 2323
3
English 1301, 1302 or Honors 1302, and sophomore literature 9
History 1301 and 1302 6
Humanities (English-an additional sophomore literature, History 2331, 2332, Philosophy 2301, 2311, 2321, French 2372, German 2372,
Honors 2301)
3
Natural Science (two lab sciences): biology, chemistry, geology,
physics, physical science
8
Political Science 2301 and 2302 6
Social Science: Agricultural Economics 1331, Economics, 2300, 2301, 2302, Geography 2301, Psychology 1303, 2301, Sociology 1303, 2301, 2307 3
Visual and Performing Arts: Art 1301, 1302, 1305, 2301, 2302, Honors 2302, Music 1310, 1341, 1342, 1351, 1361, 1375, 1376 Theatre
1311, 1351
3
Professional Education
Courses Hours
Education 4321, 4322, 4323, and 4974 18
Educational Psychology 3303 3
Reading 4320 3
Minor
Courses Hours
Minor 18
Electives
Courses Hours
Electives 3

The above degree plan meets all core curriculum and Bachelor of Arts degree requirements. The BA degree with a major in Spanish with teacher certification requires a minimum of 125 semester credit hours, a minimum of 42 advanced (junior and senior level) semester credit hours, and a minimum of 30 semester credit hours in residence (24 of which must be at the advanced level). 24 of the last 30 hours required to complete this degree must be taken in residence.

* Students must be admitted in the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) to enroll in any senior-level Education course or Reading 4320. For more information see page 305 of the University Catalog or visit the College of Education website.

** Degree and certification requirements will exceed 120-semester-credit-hour minimum for a baccalaureate degree.

*** Literature course (Spanish 4320 or 4324) may not be from the same region as civilization course (Spanish 4332 or 4333).

Bilingual Supplemental

Early Childhood to Grade 4 and Grades 4 to 8
To qualify for Bilingual Certification, the individual may add to a teaching certificate the Bilingual Supplemental requirements.

Courses Hours
Spanish 1301, 1302, 2311, 2312, 3314 15
Linguistics 3330, 4340, and 3320 or 4310 9
Education 3313 3
Total 27

Completion of the above course work, passing the appropriate TExES and TOPT (Texas Oral Proficiency Test) in Spanish and having a teaching certificate will enable the individual to teach in a bilingual classroom at the level of the certificate.