Spanish with EC-12 Teacher Certification

To be certified to teach Spanish, candidates must achieve proficiency and pass the Texas TExES Exam (reading, writing and culture) and the BTLPT (speaking) with a rating of “Advanced.” All students must complete the Liberal Arts Core in addition to the below listed coursework.

Pre-Education Requirements: 
EDUC 2320 Learning and Development
EDUC 2330 Foundations of American Education Thought

Course Taken After Admission to Teacher Certification Program
Course No. Course Name
EDRE 4330 Teaching Content Area Reading Skills  3
EDRE 4351 Emergent Literacy  3
EDSP 4302 Survey of Exceptional Children  3
EDSP 4311 Diagnostic & Prescriptive Teaching  3
EDUC 4100 TExES State Certification Exam Preparation Seminar  1
EDUC 4301 Curriculum and Instruction for Elementary  3
ETEC 4306 Educational Applications of Technology  3
EDUC 4320 Teaching Methodology for Secondary Teachers**  3
EDUC 4400 Student Teaching Seminar  4
EDUC 4461 Student Teaching in Elementary Spanish  4
EDUC 4462 Student Teaching in Secondary Spanish  4
EDBI 4304 Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language 3
EDBI 4305 Second Language Acquisition 3
SPAN 2314 Continuing Spanish Proficiency I 3
SPAN 2324 Continuing Spanish Proficiency II 3
SPAN 3314 Advanced Spanish Proficiency I (Advanced Grammar) 3
SPAN 3324 Advanced Spanish Proficiency II (Intro to Hispanic Literature) 3
SPAN Choose 6 courses (18 hours) from the following:
SPAN 3305, 3306, 3307, 3308, 3321, 3335, 3336, 3360, 3372, 3374, 3376, 3378, 3380, 4305, 4306, 4307, 4313,  4343,  4344

**Drawing on the subject-specific training and expertise of our faculty, EDUC 4320 provides subject-specific methods of instruction via textbooks, teaching, and assignments aligned with standards for teacher preparation at the state and national levels. Each assignment and assignment rubric is keyed to state and national teacher preparation standards, and allows for collaboration, feedback, practice in teaching via lessons in the college classroom, and fieldwork in local diverse middle/high schools, and supports learning groups. Students enroll in the course section of EDUC 4320 that pertains to their subject.