Bachelor of Arts Major in Spanish with a Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential
The Bachelor of Arts with a major in Spanish education consists of intensive proficiency-oriented coursework in Spanish language acquisition, as well as instruction in essential knowledge and understanding of history, culture, geography, and politics of the region. The program prepares students for a variety of career paths in government, military, business, and education. Each student has the option of choosing to complete seven courses of upper-division electives or pursuing a preliminary single subject teaching credential (California). Please see additional credential admissions requirements under Teacher Education in the School of Education Credential Programs section of the catalog.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Develop oral, written and reading proficiency in Spanish
- Read and interpret representative texts and cultural productions in Spanish.
- Develop analytical and critical skills that build from textual, cultural and linguistic analysis to the exploration of society
- Translate and interpret to and from Spanish.
- Differentiate the major aspects of Latin American and Hispanic culture and civilization from pre-Columbian times to the present
- Demonstrate familiarity with the history and culture of the Spanish speaking world.
- A comprehensive familiarity with the history and culture of the region
- SPN 100 Beginning Spanish I
- SPN 101 Beginning Spanish II
- SPN 200 Intermediate Spanish I
- SPN 201 Intermediate Spanish II
- LIT 100 Introduction to Literature
- SPN 300 Advanced Spanish I
- SPN 301 Advanced Spanish II
- SPN 310 Literary Readings in Spanish
- SPN 330 Intro Lat Am Cultures
- SPN 350 Film and Culture
- SPN 420 Literature and Culture I
- SPN 430 Literature and Culture II
- SPN 450 Identity and Multiculturalism
- SPN 499 Spanish Capstone
- HIS 345 Latin American Studies
- HIS 434 Modern World, 1500 to Present
- LIT 360 Literary Theory
- LIT 365 Contemporary Literary Theory
- LIT 420 U.S. Latino Literature
- LIT 460 Gender and Literature
- LIT 463 20th Century World Literature
- LIT 480 Literature of the Americas