Spanish Requirements - 36 semester hours with *6 hours from the general education
core. No student enrolled in the teaching certification program to teach Spanish may
place out of SPAN 1301, 1302, 2301, or 2302 using Wayland’s Spanish Placement Exam
unless the student receives written permission from a Wayland Spanish professor. Spanish certification majors must pass the departmental TExES and LOTE before being allowed to take the state TExES and LOTE examinations. Spanish teaching certification majors must take and pass the departmental exam and LOTE before graduating.

SPAN 1301 - Elementary Spanish
SPAN 1302 - Elementary Spanish
*SPAN 2301 - Intermediate Spanish
*SPAN 2302 - Intermediate Spanish
SPAN 3303 - Advanced Grammar and Composition I
SPAN 3304 - Spanish Culture and Civilization
SPAN 3305 - Spanish Conversation
SPAN 3313 - Spanish-American Culture and Civilization
SPAN 3323 - Advanced Grammar and Composition II
SPAN 4306 - Methods of Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language
SPAN 4307 - Latin American Essays
Three hours from:
SPAN 4302 - Literature of Spain
SPAN 4305 - Spanish-American Literature

* Six hours are included in the general education core curriculum

Professional Education – High School Teacher Certification
In addition to the general education core and preparation in the teaching field, all high school certification programs require a professional education sequence. The professional education sequence provides students with knowledge of the learner, the teaching-learning process, effective teaching strategies, classroom management strategies, and reading in the various content areas. It also provides a structured program of field experiences beginning with classroom observation and ending with student teaching. Students must have taken and passed the basic skills test upon completion of EDUC 3301 – Principles and Practices in Education and before taking further professional education courses.

The following courses constitute the professional education sequence:
EDIT 4332 – Integrating Technology into the Curriculum
EDLI 4325 – Developing Reading, Study and Thinking Skills at the Secondary Level
EDUC 2301 – Introduction to Teaching
EDUC 3301 – Principles and Practices in Education
EDUC 3302 – Instructional Strategies and Practices
EDUC 3313 – Educating Students from Diverse Backgrounds
EDUC 4313 – Classroom Management
EDUC 4318 – Becoming a Teacher
EDUC 4328 – Curriculum and Assessment for the Secondary School
EDUC 4663 – Secondary Student Teaching