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2013–2014 Undergraduate Catalog

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Spanish

World Languages


Spanish Minor

 

Policy

  • Courses in literature and culture must be taken in two of the three areas of the Spanish-speaking world – Spain (Peninsular), Latin America, U.S. Hispanic. A demonstrated proficiency at the Advanced level in listening, reading, and writing as evidenced through department assessment. A demonstrated cultural knowledge in two of the three areas of the Spanish-speaking world as evidenced through department assessment.
  • A period of residency of at least one month in a country where the target language is spoken is required for Spanish majors and for teaching certification in the major and the minor. Up to 32 credits from an approved study abroad program may be transferred in to meet degree requirements for both the teaching and non-teaching majors and up to six credits for the teaching and non-teaching minor.
  • See the School of Education Web pages for teacher education policy.http://www.viterbo.edu/soe/
  • The requirements below must be met before student teaching
    • Courses in literature and culture must be taken in two of the three areas of the Spanish-speaking world – Spain (Peninsular), Latin America, U.S. Hispanic.
    • A proficiency level of Intermediate–High in speaking assessed through a standardized oral exam (Oral Proficiency Interview)
    • A demonstrated cultural knowledge in two of the three areas of the Spanish-speaking world as evidenced through department assessment.  

Spanish Major (Bachelor of Arts)

  • core curriculum and mission seminars – see the core curriculum section of this catalog
  • major requirements:SPAN 305, 306, 340, 405, 406, nine credits from SPAN 307, 310, 312, 336, 410, nine credits from SPAN 308, 314, 316, 318, 10 credits of SPAN, a proficiency level of Intermediate-High in speaking assessed through a standardized oral exam (Oral-Proficiency Interview)
  • School of Letters and Sciences graduation requirement and final degree requirements – see the degree requirements section of this catalog for specific requirements of this major, the Bachelor of Arts degree, as well as final graduation requirements
    The total credits of the major requirements are 43. The core curriculum and mission seminars require 38-52 credits. Transfer course, waivers and/or substitutions, and prerequisite courses could modify these credit totals.  

Spanish, Early Childhood through Adolescence, Education Major (Bachelor of Arts)

  • core curriculum and mission seminars – see the core curriculum section of this catalog
    Education majors are required to take specific core curriculum courses to satisfy DPI licensure requirements
  • major requirements SPAN 305, 306, 340, 405, 406, 415, 416, nine credits from SPAN 307, 310, 312, 336, 410, nine credits from SPAN 308, 314, 316, 318, six credits of SPAN
  • education requirements – EDUC 150, 215, 255, 306, 316, 330, 335, 390, 463, 482
  • School of Letters and Sciences graduation requirement and final degree requirements – see the degree requirements section of this catalog for specific requirements of this major, the Bachelor of Arts degree, as well as final graduation requirements
    The total credits of the major and education requirements are 73-80. The core curriculum and mission seminars require 38-52 credits. Transfer course, waivers and/or substitutions, and prerequisite courses could modify these credit totals.