Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

Spanish (7-12) (BA)

For admission and continuation in the Spanish 7-12 Bachelor of Arts and all Adolescence Education courses students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Students wishing to be recommended by the College for certification must successfully complete the education sequence.  In order to finish the sequence in two years it is recommended that students begin coursework at the beginning of their junior year.

General Education Requirements  42 credits 
Major Requirements  68-76 credits 
Electives  2-10 credits
Total Credits Required  120

Major Requirements

Language Sequence

Students who enter the College with ability in Spanish take a placement examination to determine the level at which they should begin language study. These courses may also be used to satisfy general education requirements.
SPN 112Basic Spanish I(WG)

3

SPN 114Basic Spanish II (RLA)

4

SPN 213Continuing Spanish I (RLA)

4

SPN 215Continuing Spanish II(RLA)

4

OR

SPN 113Basic Spanish I (RLA)

4

SPN 114Basic Spanish II (RLA)

4

SPN 213Continuing Spanish I (RLA)

4

SPN 215Continuing Spanish II(RLA)

4

OR

SPN 120Intensive Spanish I(RLA)

6

SPN 220Intensive Spanish II(RLA)

6

OR

SPN 119Elementary Spanish for Heritage Speakers(WG)

3

SPN 219Intensive Spanish for Heritage Speakers(RLA)

5

Advanced communication skills course

SPN 313Advanced Communication Skills(RLA)(TALA)

4

A Spanish Society and Literature course

SPN 339Spanish Society and Literature through 1700(TALA)(CO)

4

SPN 341Spanish Society and Literature from 1700 to the Present(RLA)

4

A Spanish-American Society and Literature course

SPN 342Spanish American Society and Literature through Modernism(RLA)

4

SPN 343Spanish American Society and Literature from Modernism to the 21st Century(RLA)

4

Spanish Courses at or above the 300-level

SPN 300- or 400-level courses

24

Education Sequence

EDS 201Social Foundations of Secondary Education(RLA)

4

EDS 202Psychological Foundations of Secondary Education(RLA)

4

EDS 305The Pedagogy of Secondary School in Foreign Language(RNL)

4

EDS 319The Secondary School Curriculum in Foreign Language(RNL)

4

EDS 400Student Teaching in Secondary Education(RNL)

6

EDS 401Reflection and Analysis in Student Teaching in Secondary Education(RNL)

2

 

Total Credit Hours: 68-76

General Criteria for Entry into the Education Sequences
Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above to enroll in introductory (foundations) education courses (EDS 201, EDS 202). Students whose GPAs are below 3.0 but above 2.9 may appeal for special permission to enroll in an introductory foundations course. All students apply for admission to an educational sequence while enrolled in one of the 200-level foundations courses listed above. Applicants must have already taken the NYSTCE Academic Literacy and Skills Test (ALST). Students who are denied admission to the an educational sequence may appeal the decision. Instructions for the appeal processes, including deadlines, are available in the School of Education office located in Building 3S, Room 208.
Criteria for Continuing in the Educational Sequences
Students must develop and maintain a program portfolio as outlined in the program handbook. Students must earn a C+ or above in each education class. Students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 throughout the program.

Prerequisite Advisory

EDS 202 has a prerequisite of three credits in psychology.  PSY 100, which also satisfies the Individual and Society general education requirement, is strongly recommended.
NYS Certification Requirement
EDP 220 is a requirement for NYS Certification and may also be used to satisfy the social science general education requirement. Students are encouraged to take this course prior to graduation.

Total Credit Hours: 120

Liberal Arts and Sciences Requirement

Most education courses are non-liberal arts and sciences.