Missouri State University

 Modern & Classical Languages (MCL)
  Spanish

Program Requirements

Below are the requirements for a degree in Spanish. You must also complete the general education program, fulfill the general baccalaureate degree requirements and complete at least 125 hours of coursework.

Spanish (BA)

Bachelor of Arts
  1. General Education Requirements - see General Education Program and Requirements section of catalog

  2. Major Requirements (33 hours)

    1. SPN 201(3), 202(3), 205(3), 312(3), 324(3), 410(3), and SPN 415(3)

    2. SPN 325(3) or 326(3)

    3. SPN 450(3) or 460(3)

    4. Six hours of additional Spanish electives beyond 102 to bring total to at least 33 hours. Study abroad and service learning are highly recommended. Students typically receive credit for such experiences.

    5. MCL 499(0)

  3. Minor Required (or second major)

  4. Specific Requirements for Bachelor of Arts Degree - see Specific Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements section of catalog

  5. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements - see General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements section of catalog

Spanish (BS)

Bachelor of Science
  1. General Education Requirements - see General Education Program and Requirements section of catalog

  2. Major Requirements (33 hours)

    1. SPN 201(3), 202(3), 205(3), 312(3), 324(3), 410(3), and SPN 415(3)

    2. SPN 325(3) or 326(3)

    3. SPN 450(3) or 460(3)

    4. Six hours of additional Spanish electives beyond 102 to bring total to at least 33 hours. Study abroad and service learning are highly recommended. Students typically receive credit for such experiences.

  3. MCL 499(0)

  4. Minor Required (or second major)

  5. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements - see General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements section of catalog

Spanish

Bachelor of Science in Education
(Certifiable grades K-12)
  1. General Education Requirements - see General Education Program and Requirements section of catalog

  2. Major Requirements (33 hours)

    1. SPN 201(3), 202(3), 205(3), 312(3), 324(3), 410(3), and SPN 415(3)

    2. SPN 325(3) or 326(3)

    3. SPN 450(3) or 460(3)

    4. Six hours of additional Spanish electives beyond 102 to bring total to at least 33 hours. Study abroad and service learning are highly recommended. Students typically receive credit for such experiences.

    5. MCL 499(0)
    6. Have an official ACTFL OPI (Oral Proficiency Interview) and receive a rating of at least "Advanced-Low."

  3. Professional Education Courses. Note: A grade of “C” or better in each course is required for state certification.

    1. MCL 413(3), 493(6), 496(6)

    2. Professional Education Required Core and Competencies - see Teacher Certification, Teacher Education Program and Secondary Education Requirements section of catalog

  4. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements - see General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements section of catalog

  5. This program also requires compliance with the Teacher Education Program requirements for eligibility to enroll in Professional Education courses; admission to and continuance in the Teacher Education Program; approval for supervised teaching; and recommendation for certification; as well as the requirements for Secondary Education. Refer to the Teacher Education Program section of the catalog for requirements.

  6. In order to meet Missouri state teacher certification requirements, candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Education degree are required to meet the following grade point average requirements: at least a 2.75 GPA on all course work attempted at all colleges attended; at least a 3.00 GPA in the certificate subject area (major field of study) which includes all courses listed under B; at least a 3.00 GPA in any additional certificate subject area; at least a 3.00 GPA in the professional education courses which includes all courses listed under C; and no grade lower than a "C" in all professional education courses. All GPA requirements include both Missouri State and transfer grades.