BAED - Spanish (PreK-12)

General requirements for Bachelor's degree: 120 minimum hours; overall GPA 2.500; major GPA 2.500.

Course Title Hours
Requirements for a Major: 33 credit hours beyond the SPAN 112 level
SPAN 220Intermediate Spanish Grammar and Composition3
SPAN 223Selected Spanish Readings 13
SPAN 300Intermediate Spanish Readings3
SPAN 325Intermediate Spanish Conversation3
MCLL 351Linguistics and Foreign Languages3
SPAN 505Spanish Phonetics3
SPAN 525Advanced Spanish Conversation3
SPAN 526Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition3
SPAN 611Survey of Spanish Modern Literature3
or SPAN 621 Survey of Contemporary Latin-American Literature
SPAN 626Spanish Civilization3
or SPAN 627 Latin-American Civilization
Select 3 additional credit hours of upper-division Spanish3
Total Credit Hours33
Course Title Hours
CI 270Introduction to the Education Profession 23
Teacher Education
Core I - Fall Only
CI 320Introduction to Diversity: Exceptionalities2
CI 321Introduction to Diversity: Cultural Issues2
CI 325ISAM: Middle/Secondary General Methods 21
CI 315Core I Practicum 21
Core II - Spring Only
CESP 433Learning Assessment and Evaluation Theory: Evidence-Based Instruction 33
CI 425EISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods I - English 22
CI 426ECore II Practicum - English/Language Arts 21
CI 427Philosophy, History and Ethics of Education3
Core III - Concurrent Enrollment - Fall Only
MCLL 411FPreteaching Internship PreK-6 21
MCLL 413FPreteaching Internship 6-12 21
MCLL 454FISAM: PreK-12 World Languages 23
CI 417ISAM: Literacy Strategies in the Content Areas 22
Core IV - Teaching Internship - Spring Only
MCLL 466Teaching Internship PreK-12 in World Languages 212
MCLL 455FTeaching Internship Seminar in World Languages 21
Licensure Exams
ACTFL Advisory Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) - "Advanced Low" level or higher
Praxis Content Knowledge Test
Total Credit Hours38
Course Title Hours
Additional College Requirements - counted as General Education
CESP 334Introduction to Diversity: Human Growth and Development3
PSY 111General Psychology3
STAT 370Elementary Statistics3
Total Credit Hours9
Course Title Hours
Select 10 credit hours of electives (to complete program of 120 credit hours)10
Total Credit Hours10

Official Program Transition Point Requirements:

  1. Admission into teacher education - completed application packet and meet all admission to teacher education requirements as specified in College of Applied Studies - Policies.
  2. Admission to teacher internship:
    1. Satisfactory accomplishment of content-area, standard-driven assessments,
    2. B- or better in all methods, practicum and internship courses.
    3. 2.500 GPA (overall, and WSU), and
    4. Completed teacher intern application.
  3. Exit from teacher internship:
    1. B- or better in all professional courses,
    2. 2.500 GPA (overall and WSU),
    3. Successful completion of all degree requirements,
    4. Final university supervisor evaluation form.
  4. Degree completion:
    1. 2.500 GPA (overall and WSU), and
    2. Meets all degree requirements.
  5. Licensure recommendation:
    1. Passes common assessments,
    2. Passing score on Kansas Performance Teaching Portfolio,
    3. PLT passed,
    4. Praxis II content test(s) passed
    5. Licensure application, and
    6. ACTFL Advisory OPI passed.

Candidates completing this program are eligible to be certified to teach Spanish — grades PreK –12. 

Applied Learning

Students are required to complete an applied learning or research experience to graduate from programs in curriculum and instruction. The requirements can be met by the following:

Students who graduate from an undergraduate program must experience at least 600 hours of field experience/internship in various classroom settings throughout their specific program. In addition, all initial licensure students must complete the Kansas Performance Teaching Portfolio, which is an action research requirement for licensure.