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BS in Education, Secondary Education (Spanish)

Pictured | Brianna Stines | Secondary Education / Spanish | Granger, Indiana (hometown)

About the Bachelor of Science in Education, Secondary Education (World Languages, Spanish)

The IU South Bend School of Education offers several degree programs in secondary education. Successful secondary education graduates are licensed in one or more content areas for grades 5-12. Each candidate’s degree program is aligned with the developmental and pedagogical standards for both the middle school/junior high and high school levels as defined by the Indiana Department of Education.

Programs are aligned to standards for the related Special Professional Associations (SPAs).

Academic Advising

College policy on advising requires that students meet with their academic advisors at least once each year, and in some departments, prior to each semester’s to enrollment. Advising holds are placed on all School of Education students prior to advance registration and are released following advising appointments. Students with a declared major are advised in their academic units. To determine who your advisor is and how to contact them, see One.IU.

Degree Requirements (120 cr.)
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Students receiving the Bachelor of Science in Education, Secondary Education (Spanish) must complete 120 total credit hours including:

  • Oral Communication Requirements
  • EDUC-F 201 Exploring the Personal Demands of Teaching: Laboratory Experience (2 cr.); AND
  • EDUC-F 202 Exploring the Personal Demands of Teaching: Field Experience (1 cr.); AND
  • EDUC-M 314 General Methods for Senior High/Junior High/Middle School Teachers
  • Quantitative Reasoning Requirement
  • MATH-M 111 Mathematics in the World; OR
    MATH-M 118 Finite Mathematics

  • An overall GPA of 2.75 is required for admission into the Teacher Education Program (TEP).
  • Students must successfully complete EDUC-P 250, EDUC-Q 200, and EDUC-W 200; and pass the CASA Basic Skills Examination to be eligible to enroll in Foundations II courses.
  • All secondary education programs require passing the Pearson Content test prior to student teaching.
  • All secondary education majors must also pass the Pearson Secondary Pedagogy Test prior to graduation.
  • Spanish education majors should also note that, as of January 2015 all majors are required to register for SPAN S-317, which includes four weeks of study at the Instituto Cultural Oaxaca in Mexico during one summer session.

Major Requirements (68 cr.)

All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise designated.

  • EDUC-K 306 Teaching Students with Special Needs in Secondary Classrooms
  • EDUC-M 301 Laboratory/Field Experience (1 cr.)
  • EDUC-M 401 Laboratory/Field Experience (1 cr.)
  • EDUC-M 420 Student Teaching Seminar (2 cr.)
  • EDUC-M 445 Methods of Teaching Foreign Language
  • EDUC-M 464 Methods of Teaching Reading
  • EDUC-M 480 Student Teaching in the Secondary School (10 cr.)
  • EDUC-P 407 Psychological Measurement in the Schools
  • EDUC-P 475 Adolescent Development and Classroom Management
  • EDUC-X 470 Psycholinguistics for Teachers of Reading;
    OR ENG-G 301 History of the English Language
  • SPAN-S 203 Second Year Spanish 1
  • SPAN-S 204 Second Year Spanish 2
  • SPAN-S 275 Hispanic Culture and Conversation
  • SPAN-S 302 The Hispanic World 2
  • SPAN-S 363 Introduction to Hispanic Culture
  • SPAN-S 305 Masterpieces of Spanish Literature 1; OR
    SPAN-S 306 Masterpieces of Spanish Literature 2
  • SPAN-S 313 Writing Spanish 1
  • SPAN-S 314 Writing Spanish 2
  • SPAN-S 317 Spanish Conversation and Diction Class
  • Three additional 3-credit Spanish courses at the 400-level

Electives (10 cr.)
  • The Secondary Education Spanish major requires 10 elective credits. Please see your advisor regarding approved electives.

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2015-2016 Campus Bulletin
2014-2015 Campus Bulletin

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