All-Level Spanish Teacher Certification, B.S. in Education

Degree Requirements

Minimum of 124 sem. hrs.

Requirement Hours
Advanced Hours minimum 36 hrs.
Professional Education minimum 36 hrs.
Academic Major minimum 30 hrs.

Residence Requirements

Requirement Hours
Degree Minimum 60 hrs., including last 30 hrs.
Chapel–two semesters no credit

Grade Point Average

  1. Grade points are earned on residence work at Baylor only.
  2. Minimum required for retention in program: 2.75 average in major and overall.

General Studies (BIC)

Required Courses
BIC 1112Examined Life1
BIC 1313World of Rhetoric I3
BIC 1314World Cultures I: Roots of Culture3
BIC 1323World of Rhetoric II: Rhetoric in Context3
BIC 1324World Cultures II: Religion and Culture3
BIC 2330Social World I: The City and the Soul3
BIC 2334World Cultures III: The Modern World3
BIC 2340Social World II: The Conditions and Possibilities of Human Fulfillment3
BIC 2344World Cultures IV: The United States in the World3
BIC 2437The Natural World I: Primary Ideas in Science4
BIC 2447The Natural World II: Global Science Issues4
BIC 3358Examined Life II: Biblical Heritage and Contemporary Ethical Issues3
MTH 1301
STA 1380
Ideas in Mathematics
and Elementary Statistics
6
Lifetime Fitness
Select two hours of any LF2
Chapel
Complete two semesters of Chapel0
Total Hours44

General Studies (Non-BIC)

Required Courses
ENG 1310
ENG 2310
Writing and Academic Inquiry Seminars
and American Literary Cultures
6
REL 1310
REL 1350
The Christian Scriptures
and The Christian Heritage
6
MTH 1301
STA 1380
Ideas in Mathematics
and Elementary Statistics
6
Labororatory Science
Select from BIO, CHE, ENV, GEO, PHY7-8
Social Science
HIS 1300
PSC 1387
The United States in Global Perspective
and The U.S. Constitution, Its Interpretation, and the American Political Experience
6
Fine Arts
Select three hours from the A&S Fine Arts and Performing Arts Distribution list3
Lifetime Fitness
Select two hours of any LF 12
Chapel
Complete two semesters of Chapel0
Total Hours36-37
1

May include PUBH 1145 Health and Human Behavior

Professional Studies

Required Courses
Select six hours from the following:6
Introduction to Teaching I
Social Issues in Education Lab
Social Issues in Education
The Developing Child
Total Hours6

Academic Major

Required Courses
Select one of following:4-6
Elementary Spanish
and Elementary Spanish
Accelerated Elementary Spanish
Select one of the following sequences: 16
Intermediate Spanish
Intermediate Spanish for Teachers
and Exploring the Spanish-Speaking World
SPA 3302Conversation and Composition3
SPA 3305Introduction to Hispanic Literature3
SPA 3309Introduction to Spanish Linguistics3
SPA 3310Spanish Civilization3
or SPA 3311 Spanish-American Civilization
SPA 4303Spanish Phonology and Morphophonology3
or SPA 4304 Spanish Syntax
SPA 4330Advanced Grammar, Composition and Conversation3
SPA 4315Methods of Foreign Language Teaching3
Select three semester hours of an Advanced Spanish Elective (3000-4000 Level)3
Total Hours34-36
1

SPA 2322 Spanish for Christian Ministry can substitute for SPA 2320 Exploring the Spanish-Speaking World

Teaching Associate

Required Courses
TED 3342School and Classroom Environment3
TED 3641Teaching Associate Secondary6
TED 3390Secondary Foreign Language Practicum I3
Total Hours12

Internship

Required Courses
Select one of the following sequences:24
Internship Middle Grades Part I
and Internship Middle Grades Part II
and Internship Middle Grades Part III
and Internship Middle Grades Part IV
Internship Secondary Part I
and Internship Secondary Part II
and Internship Secondary Part III
and Internship Middle Grades Part IV
Internship placement to be determined between student and clinical practice coordinator.
Total Hours24