18 Hours of Spanish, including at least 9 hours numbered 3000 or above.
Any candidate for teacher licensure may achieve a Spanish Proficiency by completing one of the following:
- A minimum of 12 hours in Spanish or the equivalent of courses through Intermediate Spanish II.
- Eighteen hours in Spanish or the equivalent of two courses beyond Intermediate Spanish II.
- Four courses beyond novice-level proficiency. Additional requirements include field experience for immersion in the Spanish language (to be approved by advisor).
Students may earn six of the required 12 hours in Spanish while spending a full month immersed in the target language and culture. The proficiency is noted on the transcript, but has no effect on licensure.