Mar 02, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 
Undergraduate Catalog

World Languages: Spanish Education Track, B.A.

General: 125 minimum total hours, a minimum 2.70 cumulative grade-point average required for graduation.

An official ACTFL-certified Oral Proficiency Interview is required for all students seeking Teacher Licensure in French or Spanish. Certification at the Advanced-low oral proficiency level as defined by ACTFL is required prior to admission to student teaching in a second language. See “Department of World Languages” for details pertaining to each of the majors in foreign languages.

It is recommended that the student also minor in an additional field taught in schools. English, Social Studies, and the Arts are common combinations with foreign languages.

First-Year Colloquium (0-3 hours)

Required of full-time freshmen entering college for the first time and transfer students with less than 12 hours of credit.

University Core (35 hours)

See General Education Requirements .

Second Language Proficiency (0-9 hours)

See Second Language Requirements for information about demonstrating proficiency.

Major (30 hours)

Spanish Electives (24 hours)

  • 3 hours of Spanish 2000, 3000, or 4000-level Elective
  • 15 hours of Spanish 3000 or 4000-level Electives

  • At least 6 hours must be Spanish 4000-level Electives

Education Minor (18 hours)

Admission to Block I of the Education Minor requires the following: 

  • 2.70 GPA
  • Completion of 60 hours to include MATH 1315 or MATH 1321 /MATH 1302 , RHET 1311  and RHET 1312 , and ACOM 1300  with a grade of C or better
  • Passing Scores on Praxis Core Exam
  • Completion of all background checks

Second Language Education (12 hours)

The following courses provide the requirements for the Arkansas ESL endorsement. Any part of the block may be met by demonstration of competency:

Unrestricted General Electives

Remaining hours, if any, to reach general degree requirements.