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Master of Arts and
Certification Program

Model Schedule:
Secondary World Languages - Spanish

The number of content courses will vary among students. A transcript analysis is required to determine the exact number of content courses needed to complete the program. Students are not required to take summer courses. 

Content Course Requirements for Certification

Courses in bold are required for program admission, to be determined by transcript analysis; other courses listed can be taken while enrolled in the program.
  • SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish 1
  • SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish 2
  • SPAN 203 Intermediate Spanish 1
  • SPAN 204 Intermediate Spanish 2
  • SPAN 310 Spanish for Heritage Speakers OR SPAN 314 Spanish Conversation
  • SPAN 311 Readings in Spanish
  • SPAN 312 Writing in the Hispanic World
  • SPAN 313 Spanish through media
  • SPAN 333 Spanish American Culture AND SPAN 340 Culture of Spain
    OR
    SPAN 343 Early Spanish-American Literature AND SPAN 330 Modern Spanish-American Literature
  • SPAN 480 Issues in the Hispanic World OR SPAN 481 Hispanic presence in the World
  • Electives:  2 elective courses in the major
  • LING 311 Introduction to Structural Linguistics

  FALL 1 SPRING 1 SUMMER
C&I 602. Principles of Teaching
and Learning
(50 HR Field Placement)
RDNG 622. Reading in the
Content Area
(Courses denoted with asterisk may be taken during summer or switched to a different term in consultation with your advisor)
EDP 600. Educational Psychology

*C&I 689. Cultural Diversity in the Classroom
SCFD 620. Philosophy of Education OR
*SCFD 640. History of American Education
*SPED 500. Legal/Educational Foundations: Special Education



*Language Content Course
(as needed)
*Language Content Course
(as needed)

*Language Content Course
(as needed)
* Language Content Course
(as needed)

 FALL 2 SPRING 2
LANG 421. The Teaching of
Foreign Languages 
(50 HR. Field Placement)
C&I 588. Advanced Field Experience

(Courses denoted with asterisk may be taken during summer or switched to a different term in consultation with your advisor)
*C&I 688. Classroom Organization and Management C&I 584. Advanced Clinical Experience
*SPED 601. Academic
Interventions: Special Needs
C&I 680. Technology Integration
*Language Content Course
(as needed)


*Language Content Course
(as needed)