Major in Spanish Education K-12 (B.A.)
Select from intermediate Spanish I courses:3-4
Intermediate Spanish I 2
Intensive Intermediate Spanish I in Guatemala 2
Select from intermediate Spanish II course:4
Intermediate Spanish II 1, 2
Intensive Intermediate Spanish II in Guatemala
Select from history courses in Spanish:3-4
Ibero-American History
Ibero-American History in Guatemala
Ibero-American History in Spain
Select from culture courses on Spanish:4
Hispanic Cultures
Hispanic Cultures: Guatemalan Perspectives
Historic Spain and its Cultures
Select from advanced Spanish language courses:
Advanced Communication in Spain
Advanced Spanish Communication
Advanced Spanish Communication in Guatemala
Select from introductory literature courses in Spanish:3-4
Introduction to Hispanic Literature
Readings from Latin America and Spain
Select two literature and current event courses in Spanish:8
Current Issues in Guatemala
Contemporary Literature
Classical Literature
Modern Spain: An Examination of Ethics - Spain
Classical Literature in Spain
Select from Spanish electives:3
SPA120APhotography in Spain 23
Elective Spanish courses at 200-level or above 2
LIN210ZIntroduction to Second Language Acquisition 13
EDU200Introduction to Education3
EDU201Introduction to Education Field Experience1
EDU203School Health and Drugs2
EDU220Introduction to Middle Level Education3
EDU240Educational Psychology3
EDU241Educational Psychology Field Experience1
EDU317GZEducational Equity 13
EDU320Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1
EDU321Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1
EDU426Methods in Teaching K-12 World Languages and Cultures3
EDU427Middle Level Education Practicum in World Languages and Cultures1
EDU490Student Teaching Block 314
Total Credits70-73
Major70-73
General Education51-52
Electives1-3
Total Credits122-128
1

This course meets a General Education requirement.

2

SPA202UZSPA203, orSPA204 may not be used to fulfill the Spanish elective course requirement.

3

In order to meet requirements for endorsements and duel majors this number is subject to change. Students should consult with their advisor. 

Additional requirements for a major in Spanish Education K-12 (world languages and cultures licensure): Students must have a semester-long experience in a Spanish-speaking setting outside the United States. The experience must include living with members of the host culture. The program must be approved by the chair of the Department of World Languages and Cultures.

Students seeking licensure in the state of Minnesota to teach Spanish K-12 (licensure in world languages and cultures) who are not native speakers of Spanish are required to demonstrate intermediate-high level speaking proficiency as defined by the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines, as well as proficiency in reading, listening, and writing via the MTLE exam. Native speakers of Spanish are required to demonstrate advanced-level proficiency in English and Spanish.

Student must earn a grade of C or better in each content area (SPA, LIN) and education courses in the major. Courses with grades of C- or lower must be repeated.

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B.A. in Spanish Education K-12: Option 1 - CWILT (Fall Semester Abroad)

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
SPA201 Intermediate Spanish I3Nature of Persons (N) course 3SPA202UZ Intermediate Spanish II4
GES106 Introduction to Liberal Arts1 GES110 College Writing3
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4
GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 PEA100 Physical Wellness for Life1
Mathematics (M) course 3 Laboratory Science (D) Course 4
 14 3 16
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
SPA290 Ibero-American History3THE201 Christian Theology3SPA301U Hispanic Cultures4
EDU200 Introduction to Education3 LIN210Z Introduction to Second Language Acquisition3
EDU201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1 EDU240 Educational Psychology3
EDU203 School Health and Drugs2 EDU241 Educational Psychology Field Experience1
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3
Elective 3  
 13 3 14
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Semester Abroad Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3SPA322 Advanced Spanish Communication4
SPA300 Introduction to Hispanic Literature4 EDU220 Introduction to Middle Level Education3
SPA316 or 318 Modern Spain: An Examination of Ethics - Spain4 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
Spanish electives 7-8 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
  Elective 4
 15-16 3 14-17
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Spanish choice: 313 (odd years) or SPA312 (even years) or elective Contemporary Literature4Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3EDU490 Student Teaching Block14
EDU320 Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1  
EDU321 Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1  
EDU317GZ Educational Equity3  
EDU426 Methods in Teaching K-12 World Languages and Cultures3  
EDU427 Middle Level Education Practicum in World Languages and Cultures1  
 13 3 14
Total Credits: 125-129
1

Students with previous experience in Spanish take a placement exam to determine which class is appropriate for their level of language competency. The class indicated by this exam should be taken during their first semester at Bethel.

2

Double majors should consult with adviser for the second major to avoid sequencing problems.

3

 MN basic skills tests (MTLE) required for full admission to the Education Department.

This program assumes a student will use EDU317GZ and SPA310U to meet the general education Comparative Systems and World Cultures requirements. All language courses 102 level and higher will meet the Second Language General Education requirement. 

Students seeking licensure in the State of Minnesota in a wold language who are not native speakers of the language are required to demonstrate Intermediate - High level speaking proficiency as defined by ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines. Students are required to have an extended immersion experience in a country where their language of study is the primary language. Proficiency is evaluated on the MTLE which students are encouraged to take immediately upon their return. 

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

B.A. in Spanish Education K-12: Option 1 - CWILT (Spring Semester Abroad)

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
SPA2011,4 Intermediate Spanish I3Nature of Persons (N) course 3SPA202UZ4 Intermediate Spanish II4
GES106 Introduction to Liberal Arts1 GES110 College Writing3
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4
GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 PEA100 Physical Wellness for Life1
Mathematics (M) course 3 Elective 3
 14 3 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
SPA290 Ibero-American History3THE201 Christian Theology3LIN210Z Introduction to Second Language Acquisition3
EDU2003 Introduction to Education3 SPA301U Hispanic Cultures4
EDU201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1 EDU220 Introduction to Middle Level Education3
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 Elective 3
 14 3 14
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
SPA305 Readings from Latin America and Spain3Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3Semester Abroad2
EDU203 School Health and Drugs2 SPA308 Current Issues in Guatemala4
EDU240 Educational Psychology3 SPA323 Advanced Spanish Communication in Guatemala4
EDU241 Educational Psychology Field Experience1 SPA481 Internship in Spanish3-4
EDU317GZ Educational Equity3 SCS330G5 Sociology of Third World Development3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3  
 15 3 14-15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Spanish choice: SPA313 (odd years) or SPA312 (even years) or elective Contemporary Literature4Interim Off EDU490 Student Teaching Block14
EDU320 Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1  
EDU321 Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1  
EDU426 Methods in Teaching K-12 World Languages and Cultures3  
EDU427 Middle Level Education Practicum in World Languages and Cultures1  
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3  
Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3  
 13-16 0 14
Total Credits: 122-126
1

Students with previous experience in Spanish take a placement exam to determine which class is appropriate for their level of language competency. The class indicated by this exam should be taken during their first semester at Bethel

2

Double majors should consult with adviser for the second major to avoid sequencing problems.

3

MN basic skills tests (MTLE) required for full admission to the Education Department.

4

SPA203 and SPA204 Intensive Intermediate Spanish I and II in Guatemala may be taken in lieu of SPA201 and SPA202UZ during the sophomore or junior year.

5

Required in Guatemala Term Program only.

This program assumes a student will use EDU317GZ and SPA310U to meet the general education Comparative Systems and World Cultures requirements. All language courses 102 level and higher will meet the Second Language General Education requirement. 

Students seeking licensure in the State of Minnesota in a wold language who are not native speakers of the language are required to demonstrate Intermediate - High level speaking proficiency as defined by ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines. Students are required to have an extended immersion experience in a country where their language of study is the primary language. Proficiency is evaluated on the MTLE which students are encouraged to take immediately upon their return. 

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

B.A. in Spanish Education K-12: Option 2 - Humanities (Fall Semester Abroad)

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
SPA201 Intermediate Spanish I3GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4SPA202UZ Intermediate Spanish II4
GES106 Introduction to Liberal Arts1 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightment and American Culture to 18774
Mathematics (M) course 3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4
Nature of Persons (N) course 3 (PPST should be taken by the end of freshman year)
 14 4 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
SPA290 Ibero-American History3Elective 3SPA301U Hispanic Cultures4
EDU2003 Introduction to Education3 LIN210Z Introduction to Second Language Acquisition3
EDU201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1 EDU220 Introduction to Middle Level Education3
EDU203 School Health and Drugs2 EDU240 Educational Psychology3
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 EDU241 Educational Psychology Field Experience1
PEA100 Physical Wellness for Life1  
 14 3 14
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Semester Abroad2 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3SPA322 or 317 Advanced Spanish Communication or Advanced Communication in Spain4
SPA300 Introduction to Hispanic Literature4 EDU317GZ Educational Equity3
SPA316 Modern Spain: An Examination of Ethics - Spain4 Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3
SPA318 Classical Literature in Spain4 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
Spanish electives 3 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
  Elective 2
 15 3 13-16
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Spanish choice: SPA313 (odd years) or SPA312 (even years) or elective Contemporary Literature4Interim Off EDU490 Student Teaching Block14
EDU320 Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1  
EDU321 Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1  
EDU426 Methods in Teaching K-12 World Languages and Cultures3  
EDU427 Middle Level Education Practicum in World Languages and Cultures1  
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3  
 13 0 14
Total Credits: 122-125
1

Students with previous experience in Spanish take a placement exam to determine which class is appropriate for their level of language competency. The class indicated by this exam should be taken during their first semester at Bethel.

2

Double majors should consult with adviser for the second major to avoid sequencing problems.

3

MN basic skills tests (MTLE) required for full admission to the Education Department.

This program assumes a student will use EDU317GZ and SPA310U to meet the general education Comparative Systems and World Cultures requirements. All language courses 102 level and higher will meet the Second Language General Education requirement. 

Students seeking licensure in the State of Minnesota in a wold language who are not native speakers of the language are required to demonstrate Intermediate - High level speaking proficiency as defined by ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines. Students are required to have an extended immersion experience in a country where their language of study is the primary language. Proficiency is evaluated on the MTLE which students are encouraged to take immediately upon their return. 

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

B.A. in Spanish Education K-12: Option 2 - Humanities (Spring Semester Abroad)

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
SPA201 Intermediate Spanish I3GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4SPA202UZ Intermediate Spanish II4
GES106 Introduction to Liberal Arts1 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightment and American Culture to 18774
Mathematics (M) course 3 PEA100 Physical Wellness for Life1
Nature of Persons (N) course 3 Elective 4
 14 4 16
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
SPA290 Ibero-American History3Elective 3SPA301U Hispanic Cultures4
EDU2003 Introduction to Education3 LIN210Z Introduction to Second Language Acquisition3
EDU201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1 EDU220 Introduction to Middle Level Education3
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 EDU203 School Health and Drugs2
4 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
 15 3 13
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
SPA305 Readings from Latin America and Spain3Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3Semester Abroad2
EDU240 Educational Psychology3 SPA308 Current Issues in Guatemala4
EDU241 Educational Psychology Field Experience1 SPA323 Advanced Spanish Communication in Guatemala4
EDU317GZ Educational Equity3 SPA4815 Internship in Spanish3-4
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 SCS330G Sociology of Third World Development3
 13 3 14-15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Spanish choice: SPA313 (odd years) or SPA312 (even years) or elective Contemporary Literature4Interim Off EDU490 Student Teaching Block14
EDU320 Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1  
EDU321 Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1  
EDU426 Methods in Teaching K-12 World Languages and Cultures3  
EDU427 Middle Level Education Practicum in World Languages and Cultures1  
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3  
 13 0 14
Total Credits: 122-123
1

Students with previous experience in Spanish take a placement exam to determine which class is appropriate for their level of language competency. The class indicated by this exam should be taken during their first semester at Bethel.

2

Double majors should consult with adviser for the second major to avoid sequencing problems.

3

MN basic skills tests (MTLE) required for full admission to the Education Department.

4

SPA203 and SPA204 Intensive Intermediate Spanish I and II in Guatemala may be taken in lieu of SPA201 and SPA202UZ during the sophomore or junior year.

5

Required in Guatemala Term Program only.

This program assumes a student will use EDU317GZ and SPA310U to meet the general education Comparative Systems and World Cultures requirements. All language courses 102 level and higher will meet the Second Language General Education requirement. 

Students seeking licensure in the State of Minnesota in a wold language who are not native speakers of the language are required to demonstrate Intermediate - High level speaking proficiency as defined by ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines. Students are required to have an extended immersion experience in a country where their language of study is the primary language. Proficiency is evaluated on the MTLE which students are encouraged to take immediately upon their return. 

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)