May 24, 2018  
2013-2014 Catalog 
2013-2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Spanish Teacher's Certificate Program (BA)

UM-Flint Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Prerequisite. SPN 212  or equivalent proficiency as demonstrated by examination.


  1. Thirty-one credits in Spanish as follows:
    1. SPN 291 , SPN 301 , SPN 303 , SPN 309 ; LIN 360  / SPN 360  (13 credits).
    2. SPN 310 , SPN 319 , SPN 311  or SPN 314 , SPN 318  or SPN 320  (12 credits).
    3. An additional course in the literature of Spain and an additional course in the literature of Latin America (6 credits).
  2. SPN 365  / EDS 345 .
  3. HIS 211  or an equivalent history course approved by the advisor, and an additional course in history or culture pertinent to the Spanish-speaking world.
  4. LIN 200 .
  5. All requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Bachelor of Arts  degree, including general education requirements  with a foreign language requirement. 

Students in this program are strongly encouraged to study in a Spanish-speaking country. See faculty advisors for recommendations of foreign study programs.

Prospective candidates should also study the sections entitled “General Requirements for Teacher Certification ” and “Secondary Education Teacher's Certificate Programs ” printed in the Department of Education section of this Catalog.

Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) Policy: Students majoring or minoring in the French or Spanish Teacher’s Certificate Programs are required to take the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) prior to their student teaching.