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Spanish Minor with a Liberal Arts Emphasis

The Spanish minor with a liberal arts emphasis requires 21 minimum credits and 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.


Requirements

  • Completion of core courses (15 credits).
  • 6 additional credits from Spanish upper-level courses (300 and above) to meet the minimum requirement.
  • Special topic courses (360 to 365) may be taken more than once for credit.
  • Only one course from the Spanish for the Professions (Spanish 308, 341, 342, and 343) may be counted toward the major or minor.

 

Spanish Minor with an Education Emphasis

A Spanish minor with an education emphasis requires 24 minimum 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).

 

Requirements

  • 9 additional credits from Spanish upper level courses (300 and above)  to meet the minimum requirement.
  • Special topic courses (360 to 365) may be taken more than once for credit.
  • ONLY ONE course from the Spanish for the professions (Spanish 308, 341, 342, and 343) may be counted toward the major or minor.

 

DPI Certfication
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 the Wisconsin DPI Requirements for Teachers.

by schrod69 — last modified Aug 15, 2012 10:52 AM