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World Languages

Bachelor of Arts in Modern Languages Certification as School Teacher (K-12) (French or Spanish Emphasis)

Students desiring Certification as teachers of French or Spanish should consult with the department’s teacher certification advisor and the College of Education section of the catalog for specific requirements for admission to the Teacher Education Program.

Bachelor of Arts in Modern Languages Certification as School Teacher (K-12) (French or Spanish Emphasis) 

General Education Courses

 

Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy

1

Critical Skills    
Writing and Critical Thinking    
WRIT 101 Composition

3

CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking, & Writing

3

Quantitative Skills    
MATH 105 or 150 or 151 or 201

3

Logic/Language/Semiotics    
Foreign Language 3 hours met in major

0

  See approved list

3

Oral Communication Met in major with MLAN 391

0

Technology Met in major with EDUC 305

0

Skills for a Common Experience and Thinking across Disciplines  
HMXP 102 The Human Experience: Who Am I?

3

Global Perspectives Met in major with FREN 301 or 302 or SPAN 421 or 422

0

Historical Perspectives See approved list

3

Developing Critical Skills Applying them to Disciplines  
Natural Science See approved list; from 2 categories and one must be a lab science

7

Social Science See approved list; must include 2 designators

6-9*

Humanities and Arts 3 hours met in major with FREN/SPAN 250

 

  See approved list; must include 2 designators

3-6*

*A total of 12 hours must be taken from these two areas.  
Intensive Writing Met in major with FREN or SPAN 410

0

Constitution Requirement See approved list; may be met by other requirement

0-3

Requirement in Major (Select one emphasis from the following.)

36-38

French Emphasis:  

18

FREN 201 Intermediate French I

3

 
FREN 202 Intermediate French II

3

 
FREN 250 Intermediate Composition and Conversation

3

 
FREN 301 or FREN 302 French Civilization and Culture I or II

3

 
 
FREN 310 Advanced Grammar and Composition I

3

 
FREN 401 or FREN 402 Survey of Francophone Literature, Survey of French Literature

3

 
 
FREN 499 Proficiency Exam

0

 
Select courses from FREN above 202, excluding 575; may include MLAN 330A or 530A

12

Electives in a second foreign language (excluding 575)

6-8

Spanish Emphasis:  

21

SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish I

3

 
SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish II

3

 
SPAN 250 Intermediate Composition and Conversation

3

 
SPAN 310 Advanced Grammar and Composition I

3

 
SPAN 401 or SPAN 402 Survey of Hispanic Literature, Spanish Peninsular Literature

3

 
 
SPAN 410 Advanced Grammar and Composition

3

 
SPAN 421 or 422 Hispan Civ & Culture-Latn America, Hispanic Civ & Culture-Spain  
     
SPAN 499 Proficiency Exam

0

 
Select courses from SPAN above 202, excluding 575; may include MLAN 330A or 530A

9

Electives in a second foreign language (excluding 575)

6-8

Professional Education Sequence  

34**

EDUC 101 Observation and Analysis

1

EDUC 200 Developmental Sci and Poverty

3

EDUC 220 Assessment and Diverse Needs

2

EDUC 401 Internship: Contextual Factors

1

EDUC 402 Internship: Assess and Instruct

9

EDUC 410 Education in a Democracy

2

EDCO 201 Literacy and the Eng Lang Learner

2

EDCO 202 Disabilities in Gen Ed

2

EDCO 203 Support the Gifted Student

1

EDCO 305 Tech in the Classroom

2

EDCO 306 Inclusive Classroom

2

EDCO 350 Examining Classrm Climate

1

EDCO 351 Est Positive Classrm Climate

1

MLAN 390 Practicum in Teaching World Languages

1

MLAN 391, MLAN 392 Prin of Teach and Field Exp in Teach Modern Languages

4

 
 
General Electives  

7-16

Total  

124

**A grade of C or better must be earned and may not be taken for S/U credit except for EDUC 402. Note that field hours will be required for EDUC 200, EDCO 201, 202, 203, 305, 306, 351, EDUC 401, 402, and 410. EDUC 401 and 402 follow the K-12 public school calendar.

In addition to the requirements for their major, students must meet requirements for the Teacher Education Program, which include the requirements for Admission to Teacher Education, Entry to the Professional Stage, and Program Completion. For information on these requirements, consult the Student Academic Services in the Richard W. Riley College of Education.

Passage of the PRAXIS II Series content area examinations is required prior to entry into the professional stage for all candidates in the teacher education program.  For the most current PRAXIS information required for test(s) in your content area, visit the South Carolina Department of Education website.
  
The student must attain a cumulative grade-point average of 2.75 or better in courses taken at Winthrop and a GPA of 2.0 or better in the 36 hours of the required program. The student must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours in the major in residence at Winthrop University. Within the 124 semester hours required for the BA degree, the student must also include a minimum of 40 semester hours in courses numbered above 299.

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