ARCHIVED 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 22, 2018  
ARCHIVED 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Spanish, B.S.ED.


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Total number of hours in the program: 127.

It is strongly recommended that students who choose to major in a foreign language meet part of this requirement by taking a course in a different language.

Admission to the Spanish Education Program

Students seeking admission to the Spanish Education Program must declare their major and meet the requirements for admission to the Teacher Education Program Teacher Education Program .

Admission to the Professional Education Sequence

Students in Professional Education must be admitted to the Teach Education Program and are subject to all of the teacher education requirements.  EDCI 201 is the only course in the professional sequence that may be taken prior to admission to teacher education.

Continuation in the Spanish Education Program

To continue in the program, students must meet the continuation requirements of the Teacher Education Program Teacher Education Program .

 

Liberal Studies Hours: 42


Liberal Studies Program Requirements 

Major Requirements


The major requires 33 hours above SPAN 102.

SPAN 101 and 102 are not part of the major, but a preparation for it. The BSEd requires 33 credit hours above 102, distributed as follows: Basic Sequence (6hours),  Core (15 hours) + 4 electives (12 hours). The BSEd in Spanish requires enrollment in the BA in Spanish.

Additional requirements


Immersion Requirement: Language majors are required to fulfill an Immersion Requirement through participation in a study abroad program or a travel course in a country of the target language. No more than 15 credit hours transferred from a foreign institution can be applied towards the major. Alternatively, residence in the Spanish House can be used to fulfill the Immersion Requirement. Other options can be approved at the student’s request in consultation with a sponsoring faculty member and with the Department Head’s approval.

General electives (24 hours) are required to complete the program. At least 32 hours of the courses taken at Western Carolina University must be at the junior-senior level to meet one of the general university degree requirements. Students must maintain a minimum 2.75 GPA in the major, and no grade below a C (2.0) for any required course in the major will be accepted.

Visit the department’s website at http://www.wcu.edu/learn/departments-schools-colleges/cas/casdepts/world-languages/span/ to view the 8 semester curriculum guide.

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