Spanish Language and Literature (BA): Teacher Education (16SPNSHBA-16SPNSHTED)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ENG 101 Academic Writing & ResearchH 4 FLS 202 Intermediate Spanish II 1,J 3
FLS 201 Intermediate Spanish I 16,K,I 3 History II11 3
History  I 11,C 3 GEP Mathematics A 3
GEP Mathematics A 3 Free Elective 4,4a 3
Social Science 15,D 3 Philosophy 13,C 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1 HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1
17 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FLS 331 Spanish Oral and Written Expression I 1,5 3 FLS 332 Spanish Oral and Written Expression II1 3
FLS 333 Sounds of Spanish 1 3 FLS 340 Intro. to Hispanic Literature & Culture1,12 3
GEP Natural Science B 4 GEP Natural Science B 3
Arts and Letters Elective 14 3 ED 204 Intro to 21st Century Tchg9 2
Free Elective4,4b 3 ECI 204 Intro to Teaching9 1
Free Elective4,4b 3
16 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FLS 341, 342, 343, 351, 352, or 3532,12 3 FLS 341, 342, 343, 351, 352, or 3532,12 3
FLS 341, 342, 343, 351, 352, or 3532,12 3 GEP Interdisciplinary PerspectivesG 2
GEP Additional Breadth: Math/Nat SciF 3 ELP 344 School & Society7 3
EDP 304 Educational Psychology7,15 3 FLS 402 Intro to Spanish Linguistics1 3
FLS Departmental Elective3 3 Social Science 15,D 3
ED 311 Class. Assess Princ & Prac7,8 2 Free Elective4,4b 3
ED 312 Class. Assess Princ & Prac Lab7,8 1 Spanish Oral Proficiency Exam I5 0
18 17

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ECI 423 Methods & Materials in
Mod Foreign Language K-127,8
4 ECI 424 Student Teaching in
Mod Foreign Language7,10
12
FLS 492 1,5,17 3
GEP Interdisciplinary PerspectivesG 3
PSY 376 Developmental Psychology7,15 3
FLS Departmental Elective (400 level)3 3
16 12

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K, 5,6,16,17,18 127
Major/Program Footnotes
(For more detailed information, please consult the Handbook for Foreign Language Majors)
1. Required courses for major program in Spanish: A grade of C (2.0) or better is required in each of these courses. Please consult the NC State Course Catalog for required pre-requisites.
2. Literature and Culture Component: Nine credits, with a grade of C (2.0) or better, from the following are required: FLS 341, 342, 343, 351, 352, 353, 395. Credits must be distributed such that at least three credits are taken in Literature and Culture of Spain and at least three credits in Literature and Culture of Latin America.
3. Departmental Electives: Six semester hours. Students may select one 300-level FLS course and one 400-level FLS course in addition to those already taken, or two 400-level FLS courses (except FLS 335 and FLS 401). C or better is required in each of these courses.
4. Free Electives: Twelve credits of free electives outside the required courses in Spanish Teacher Education Program, including any courses besides MA 101, FLx 101, LAT 101 and GRK 101 that have not been used to fulfill other requirements. The 100-level foreign language courses can be used as free electives if they are in languages other than the language the student uses to fulfill the major language requirement. Students are encouraged to elect additional courses from the lists provided in the Departmental Electives, or to use their free electives for ESL add-on or a minor in a third language. No more than twelve credits of free electives may be taken for S/U credit. Free electives applied toward a minor may not be taken for S/U credit.a. Freshmen may take ED 100 as a free elective (recommended)
b. A Communication course (COM 110, 112, 201, or 212) is recommended.
5. Oral proficiency in Spanish: Spanish majors must demonstrate oral proficiency in Spanish at the Intermediate High level or higher on the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) scale. (See http://www.actfl.org for more details about the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Scale.) Students must take a computerized oral proficiency exam, at their own expense, prior to the completion of their first 300-level course. If students do not reach intermediate High on the first attempt, they will be required to take FLS 399 (perhaps multiple times) and submit an action plan indicating how they plan to reach the intermediate High level prior to being assigned to student teach.
6. Study Abroad/Internship Abroad: It is strongly recommended that students participate in at least one study abroad or internship abroad experience in a Spanish-speaking country. Please note that no more than 15 hours of transfer credit (from a non-NCSU study abroad program, internship abroad, or from other US institutions) may be applied towards the major in Spanish.
7. Teacher Professional Education Courses: Students must achieve a C (2.0) or above in ED 204, EDP 304, ELP 344, ED 311 and ED 312, ECI 423 and ECI 424, PSY 376.
8. Admission to Candidacy: All teacher education candidates must be admitted to candidacy before taking ED 311 and ED 312. Admission to candidacy and professional semester must occur by the beginning of the fall semester of the Methods Course (ECI 423) through the College of Education. For SPRING student teaching, seniors must be admitted the 5th day of class of FALL of senior year. Successful completion of ED 204 is required for candidacy.
Note: As part of the requirements for candidacy, students must pass the Praxis I exams (Reading, Writing, Mathematics – all in English) the semester prior to being admitted to candidacy. Student can be exempt from taking the exams if the student’s SAT scores were 1100 combined in Math and Critical Reading (or 550 in Math exempts the student from math Praxis I only or 550 in Verbal exempts the student from Reading and Writing Praxis I exams only) or ACT scores were 24.
9. ED 204 must be taken in the sophomore year. A grade of C (2.0) or better is required in this course. There is a co-requisite lab requirement for required observations/practica in the k-12 public schools (ECI 204).
10. Before student teaching, students must complete all required courses in the major program.
College Requirement Footnotes
11. History I and II
Two 200-level courses are required in History, one from History I and one from History II.
GRP 501 History I (AFS 275 or 276, HI 207, 215, 216, 232, 233, 263, 264, 270, 275, or 276)
GRP 502 History II (HI 205, 208, 209, 210, 221, 222, 251, 252)
12. Literature I and II
Two literature courses are required, one from Literature I and one from Literature II:
The six-hour CHASS literature requirement is met by FLS 340, 341, or 342 (Literature I) and FLS 340, 341, 342, 343, 351, 352, or 353 (Literature II) which are required or elective courses in the Spanish major.
13. Philosophy
Any 3-credit course in philosophy on the university approved GEP Humanities course list.
14. Arts and Letters Elective
Three credits from one of the following courses is required.
All HA courses; MUS 180, 200, 201, 202, 205, 206, 230, 260, 306, 310, 315, 320, 330, 335, 350, 360; all 200 and above REL courses,  ADN 111, 112, 202, 212, 219, 272, 273, 281, 311, 384, 386, 414, or 454,  AFS 340 or 375, ARC 140, ARS 251, 252, 259, 306, 351, or 353, CLA 210, COM 364, 374, or 411,  DAN 272 or 295, ENG 282, 283, 321, 364, 374, 411, or 492, FL 216, FLF 318, GD 200 or 342, IDS 496, LAR 444, LAT 310, THE 103, 203, 233, 303, 321, 323, 333, 340. Courses in the major field of study may not be used to fulfill this requirement
15. Social Sciences
Two additional 3-credit courses from the social sciences* on the university approved GEP Social Sciences list including: ANT, ARE, EC, PS, PSY, and SOC. Also ENG 210, GEO 220.
*Since EDP 304 and PSY 376 are required as part of the major, students should ensure that at least one Social Science is from an area other than EDP and PSY.
16. Foreign Language
Completion of FLS 201 satisfies the FL_201 requirement. All students must take the NC State Placement Test upon entering CHASS. Students who take FL 101 and FL 102 will not receive graduation credit for these courses unless they are in a language other than the one used to fulfill the 201 language requirement.
17. Residency Requirement: A maximum of 15 hours of transfer credit may be applied toward the major.  FLS 492 must be taken at NCSU. Projects/Papers from this course become part of the student’s professional evidences.
18GPA Requirement:  An overall GPA of 2.5 and a GPA of 2.50 for the major are required.

 

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.
A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: FLS 340, any PHI course on the GEP Humanities list;  History Group I (AFS 275 or 276, HI 207, 215, 216, 233, 263, 264, 270, 275, or 276)
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: (See footnote 15 above)
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
XX Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list  or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD) Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: FLS 202, 340, 341, 342, 343, 351, 352, 353, 360
K. Foreign Language proficiency Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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