The Spanish teaching major at Anderson University prepares students to teach Spanish in elementary and secondary (P-12) settings.
The program requires at least 35 hours of Spanish coursework, including at least six hours of overseas study. Students also study three-eight hours in one other modern foreign language. Along with these requirements in language study, students complete an additional 46 hours of coursework in the area of professional education through the Department of Teacher Education.
AU is one of only eight universities in Indiana to earn national recognition from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
What classes will I take?
- Teaching as a Profession
- Spanish Conversation
- Advanced Spanish Grammar & Translation
- Spanish-American Civilization
What experiences will I have?
In addition to a variety of formative teaching experiences in local schools and a final semester of student teaching, students earn a minimum of 6 credit hours toward their major through study abroad. Most elect to go for an entire semester. Through these experiences, we aim to graduate Spanish teaching majors who demonstrate the content and pedagogical excellence and the intercultural humility necessary to lead in today’s schools and communities.
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