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Ed/C&I Specialist Spanish

This concentration is designed for the classroom teacher who wants to improve instructional skills as well as expand knowledge and skills in Spanish.

Students admitted to the curriculum and instruction specialist in Spanish concentration are expected to have an undergraduate major in Spanish and a valid Collegiate Professional License or equivalent from another state. Please note that courses in Spanish are offered during summer institutes for teachers, which are study abroad. In addition, courses may be offered occasionally during the fall or spring semester on the main campus. This program culminates in the taking of a comprehensive examination.

View Program Requirements

Program Requirements:

  • Education 699 Comprehensive Examination (0)

Select a minimum of four (4) courses from among the following:

  • Education 506 Contemporary Social Issues in American Education (3) 
  • Education 520 Literacy Development and Cultural Awareness (3)
  • Education 530 Teaching Reading in the Content Area (3)
  • Education 547 Instructional Media and Computer Technology in the Classroom (3)
  • Education 550 Classroom and Behavior Management for PreK-12 Teachers (3)
  • Education 565 Teaching Students Through Their Individual Learning Styles (3)
  • Education 571 Foundations Of Instruction And Learning Theory (3)
  • Education 671 Supervision and Evaluation of Instruction and Instructional Program (3)

Select A Minimum Of Six Courses from the following:

  • Spanish 500 Approaches To Teaching Spanish (3)
  • Spanish 501 Advanced Grammar Through Composition And Conversation (3)
  • Spanish 502 Advanced Conversation And Phonetics (3)
  • Spanish 520 Topics In Literature (3)
  • Spanish 521 The Teaching Of Literature (3)
  • Spanish 530 Topics In Culture And Civilization (3)
  • Spanish 531 The Teaching Of Culture And Civilization (3)
  • Spanish 595 Special Topics (1-3)

Total hours Required: 30


Program Coordinator

Dr. Lily Goetz
Grainger 320


Summer Institutes for Teachers

Graduate courses in Spanish are offered during the Summer Institute for Spanish Teachers in Merida, Venezuela, and in Valencia, Spain, and change each year. Approximate dates each year are from July 5th through 30th; the application deadline is May 1st. In each study abroad experience, students may take two graduate Spanish courses and receive six credits while living with host families and sharing three meals per day with them. The program is very intensive; besides attending classes each day, students participate in visits to sites of cultural or historic significance and in social activities with the families and instructors.