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Spanish Education (PK–Grade 12)

Inspired to learn and teach a foreign language, the Marian University Spanish Education program prepares students to teach Spanish in grades PK-12 by combining advanced coursework in the Spanish major, a semester of study abroad, and the education requirements for middle-secondary education major.

General Education Program: 46-49 credits of University requirements including: BIO 100 and BIO 150, or BIO 104 or BIO 114; CHE 101 or CHE 103 or PHS 102 or PHS 108 or PHS 110 or PHS 203 or PHS 211; MUS 101 or MUS 200 or MUS 202 or MUS 203 or MUS 205; ART 101 or ART 103 or ART 111 or ART 201 or ART 203; HIS 101, PSY 105; EDU 202; and COM 101 or COM 232.

Spanish Courses
6 credits:
HIS 102 or HIS 111 or HIS 112, 3 cr.
POS 205 American Government, 3 cr.

45 credits as follows:
27 credits:

ENG 412 Introduction to Language, 3 cr.
FLE 470 Foreign Language Curriculum and Methods (PK-12), 3 cr.
SPA 101 Elementary Spanish I, 3 cr.
SPA 102 Elementary Spanish II, 3 cr.
SPA 201 Intermediate Spanish I, 3 cr.
SPA 202 Intermediate Spanish II, 3 cr.
SPA 301 Latin American Civilizations, 3 cr.
SPA 401 Introduction to Literary Studies in Spanish, 3 cr.
SPA 402 Hispanic Literature of Social Conscience, 3 cr.

18 credits from the following:
(only one course among SPA 320, SPA 322, and SPA 324 may be taken since they are taught in English)
SPA 302 History and Culture of Spain, 3 cr.
SPA 311 Advanced Spanish Grammar, 3 cr.
SPA 312 Advanced Composition and Conversation in Spanish, 3 cr.
SPA 320 Hispanic Experience in the United States, 3 cr. or
SPA 322 To Be A Woman in Latin America, 3 cr. or
SPA 324 Truth and Memory in Latin America, 3 cr.
SPA 404 Special Topics, 3 cr.
SPA 411 Masterpieces of Spanish Literature, 3 cr.
SPA 412 Masterpieces of Spanish-American Literature, 3 cr.
SPA 413 Twentieth Century Hispanic Literature, 3 cr.
SPA 414 Independent Study, 1-3 cr.
SPA 497 Internship, 1-3 cr.

Middle-Secondary Education Courses
38 credits as follows:
26 credits:

EDU 010 Field Experience One, ½ cr.
EDU 020 Field Experience Two, ½ cr.
EDU 030 Field Experience Three, ½ cr.
EDU 040 Field Experience Four, ½ cr.
EDU 100 Introduction to Education, 1 cr.
EDU 200 Technology in Education, 3 cr.
EDU 202 Psychology of Learning, 3 cr.
EDU 210 Classroom Management, 2 cr.
EDU 213 Introduction to Exceptional Education, 3 cr.
EDU 301 Multicultural Education, 3 cr.
EDU 412 Educational Measurement and Assessment, 3 cr.
SEC 305 Adolescent Literacy, 3 cr.
SEC 322 Curriculum and Instruction in the Middle and Secondary School, 3 cr.

12 credits:
SEC 450 Clinical Practice and Seminar - Secondary-Grades 9-12, 1-12 cr.
SEC 455 Clinical Practice and Seminar - Middle Level Grades 5-8, 1-6 cr.

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Fun Fact

77% of adult students self-report that they feel welcome at Marian University (Source: Noel-Levitz Adult Student Priorities Survey, April 2014).

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