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Major with Emphasis

Spanish Major with a Liberal Arts Emphasis

A Spanish major with a liberal arts emphasis requires a minimum of  33 credits. It is recommended for students who are pursuing diverse interests and career goals in fields such as tourism, social work, human services, library science, international business, nursing, foreign service, interpreting, criminal justice, translating, journalism and radio-TV-film.

Literature Option

  • 12 credits of courses in literature: Spanish 314 is required, plus 3 additional literature courses.
  • 6 credits in language or a course in culture and civilization (334, 335, 332, 363, 365).

 

Language Option

  • 6 credits of courses in literature: Spanish 314 is required, plus 1 additional literature course.
  • 12 credits. 9 credits in language courses and a course in culture and civilization (334, 335, 332, 363, 365).

 

Language and Literature Option

  • 9 credits in literature courses: Spanish 314 is required, plus 2 additional literature courses.
  • 9 credits in language. Two language courses, plus 1 either in language or a course in culture and civilization (334, 335, 332, 363, 365).

 

Comment
For all the options above, only one course from the Spanish for the Professions (308, 341, 342, 342) may be counted toward the major or minor. Students pursuing this emphasis are urged to consider choosing a minor in Latin American Studies, International Business, or European Studies

 

Spanish Major with an Education Emphasis

A Spanish major with an education emphasis requires a minimum 36 credits. It is recommended for students who wish to fulfill requirements leading to Department of Public Instruction (DPI)  license for either Early Childhood-Adolescence (EC-A) (Birth-age-21) (PK-12) or Early Adolescence-Adolescence (EA-A) (age 20-21) (6-12).

Literature Option

  • 12 credits in literature courses: Spanish 314 is required, plus 3 additional courses in literature.
  • 9 credits: Spanish 307, one course in culture and civilization (334, 335, 332, 363, 365) and 1 additional course in language.

 

Language Option

  • 6 credits in literature courses: Spanish 314 is required plus 1 additional literature course.
  • 12 credits: Spanish 307, Spanish 313, and one course in culture and civilization (334,335,332,363,365) are required and 1 additional course in language.

 

Language and Literature Option

  • 9 credits in literature courses: Spanish 314 is required, plus 2 additional literature courses.
  • 9 credits: Spanish 307 and one course in culture and civilization (334, 335, 332, 363, 365) are required, plus 1 course in language.

 

Comment
For all the options above, only one course from the Spanish for the Professions (308, 341, 342, 342) may be counted toward the major or minor.

 

DPI Certification
This certification requires a period of language immersion in residence in a country in which the language is spoken. The immersion program must be approved by the foreign languages and literatures department. Education majors in Spanish must fulfill the following additional requirements:

  • 13-330 Teaching Foreign Language Elementary
  • 14-347 Teaching Foreign Language Secondary
  • 14-371 Clinical in Foreign Language

Learn more about Wisconsin DPI Requirements for Teachers.

by schrod69 — last modified Aug 15, 2012 10:48 AM