Spanish Childhood Education (BA)

Health Sciences and Professional Programs
Teacher Education
HEGIS Number: 1105

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Course Descriptions
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Spanish Childhood Education BA


Recommended Pathways Courses

Students are strongly recommended to take the following Pathways courses as they provide the academic content needed to teach Elementary school and ensure student can complete the program in 120 credits. The Content Specialty Test-Multi Subject exam, required for NYS licensure, will also include the content in these recommended courses. 

Mathematical & Quantitative Reasoning

MATH150Mathematics and its Applications 
MATH111Introduction to Statistics & Probability 

Life & Physical Sciences

Students must complete one of the following courses or its equivalent to obtain and NYS teaching license: 
BIO140Human Biology 
EHS140Introduction to Environmental Sciences 
GEOL140Our Earth 
PHYS140The Physical Universe 

World Cultures & Global Issues

ENG200Understanding Literature 

U.S. Experience in its Diversity

POL103Politics and Government in the United States 

Creative Expression

Choose one Speech Communications course 

Individual & Society

ECON102Introduction to Microeconomics 

Scientific World

One course from ASTR, BIO, CHEM, EHS, GEO, or PHYS other than a science discipline used to meet the Life & Physical Sciences requirement. 

College Option (Writing Intensive requirement)

Choose one: either course also satisfies an Education pre-major block requirement. 
PHIL202Major Ideas and Issues in Education (WI) 
SOC202Major Ideas and Issues in Education (WI) 

Spanish Major Courses


Foundation Courses

SPAN200Introduction to Literary Theory and Analysis 
SPAN208Advanced Grammar 
SPAN209Composition and Style 
SPAN210Spanish Linguistics 
SPAN413Hispanic Civilization 
Choose one of the following: 
SPAN201Hispanic-American Literature from its Origin Through Modernismo 
SPAN202Hispanic-American Literature after Modernismo 
Choose one of the following: 
SPAN221Spanish Literature to 1700 
SPAN222Spanish Literature 1700-Present 


Select any 12 credits in the SPAN 200 level or above. 6 credits must be at the 300 or 400 level  

Teacher Education


Pre-Major Block

ENG125English Composition I: Introduction to College Writing* 
ENG126English Composition II: Writing About Literature* 
PHIL202Major Ideas and Issues in Education (WI)* 
SOC202Major Ideas and Issues in Education (WI)* 
MATH271Topics in Foundational Mathematics 
EDUC230Teaching with Multimedia Technology 
EDUC280Child and Adolescent Development for Teachers 

Professional Sequence

EDUC268Bilingual and English Language Learner (ELL) Education 
EDUC283Effective Teaching and Learning in Diverse and Inclusive Classrooms 
EDUC323Curriculum and Methods in Elementary Education: Mathematics 
EDUC351Teaching Reading and Spanish Language Arts in Bilingual Contexts 
EDUC369Early Language & Literacy for English Only and English Language Learners (WI) 
EDUC370Content Area Literacy Instruction For Mainstream English Only (EO) and English Language Learners (ELLs), Grades 2-6 
EDUC390Curriculum and Methods in Elementary Education I: Learning Goals & Assessments 
EDUC392Elementary Methods II: Instruction and Classroom Environments 

Student Teaching

EDUC401Capstone Clinical Experience & Seminar for Childhood Education, Grades 1-3 
EDUC402Capstone Clinical Experience & Seminar for Childhood Education, Grades 4-6 
Free electives and Pathways42 
Spanish/Education major78 

* Courses satisfy Pathways Core and Education requirement; credits counted in Pathways.