University Catalog

Languages and Cultures

Chairperson: Lisa Splittgerber
Address: 113 Lawrence Hall
Phone: 320.308.4141
Email: forl@stcloudstate.edu
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/forl

BA in Spanish (36 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • This major requires either one year in a single foreign language [other than Spanish or English] OR a minor.

Notes

  • Please see the Languages and Cultures Placement Guidelines on the program website.

Program Requirements

SPAN 201, SPAN 202, SPAN 220, SPAN 301, SPAN 302, SPAN 331, SPAN 341, SPAN 457 3 credits from SPAN 430, SPAN 432, SPAN 433; 3 credits from SPAN 440, SPAN 442, SPAN 443.

Electives

6 credits at 300-400 level, among which 3 credits may come from another department, with prior approval of major advisor.

BA programs in French, German, or Spanish satisfy the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by receiving departmental approval of their writing portfolio with a grade of C or better.


BS in Spanish (48 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50
  • Completion of a minimum of 36 semester hours, with at least 12 semester hours in residence at SCSU.
  • Grades of “C” or better in ENGL 191 and CMST 192.

Admission To Teacher Education


Admission Criteria: See here. Professional Education Sequence for Pre K-12 and 5-12 Licensure: ED 300; CEEP 262, CEEP 361; IM 422; HLTH 301; HURL 497; ENGL 460 or ED 460; SPED 203; ED 421 and ED 431(co-requisites); ED 466 or ED 467. Admission to Teacher Education and a passing score on the MTLE Basic skills tests is required for placement in student teaching.

Notes

  • See Languages and Cultures Department B.S. advisors for licensure requirements.

Program Requirements

SPAN 201, SPAN 202, SPAN 220, SPAN 301, SPAN 302, SPAN 331, SPAN 341, SPAN 450, SPAN 454; FORL 453, FORL 455; ENGL 361. 3 credits from SPAN 430, SPAN 432, SPAN 433. 3 credits from SPAN 440, SPAN 442, SPAN 443.



Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by demonstrating Intermediate-high proficiency level according to the ACTFL guidelines through certified testing, as required by the Board of Teaching requirements.


BES in Spanish-BES (36 credits)


Admission Requirements

Notes

  • Please see the Languages and Cultures Placement Guidelines on program website.

Program Requirements

This option allows students, in conjunction with their advisor, the opportunity to design a specialized program in BES-Spanish.



BA programs in French, German, or Spanish satisfy the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by receiving departmental approval of their writing portfolio with a grade of C or better.


Minor in Spanish-BES (24 credits)


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

Arranged in consultation with and approved by advisor.



Minor in Spanish (22 credits)


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

SPAN 201, SPAN 202 (where necessary), SPAN 220, SPAN 301, SPAN 302, SPAN 331, SPAN 341.



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