Bilingual Education with Elementary/Special Education Licensure (24 hours)

You may graduate with a bilingual education minor, but will not be eligible for endorsement by the NMPED until you pass the Prueba de Español. For this endorsement area, at least 12 hours of coursework must be taken in classes taught in Spanish. Native speakers are encouraged to take Spanish 105 and 205. Non-native speakers may take Spanish 201 and 202. Additionally, a GPA of 3.00 is required in this program.

Course Requirements (18 hours)

CourseCredits
Bilingual Education 201 Introduction to Bilingual Education 3
Bilingual Education 334 Methods and Materials for Bilingual Education 3
  • Bilingual Education 405 Reading and the Bilingual Child OR
  • Bilingual Education 425 Parents' Role in the Bilingual Classroom
3
Spanish 311 Advanced Conversation and Composition 3
  • Spanish 325 Peninsular Culture and Civilization OR
  • Spanish 326 Latin American Culture and Civilization
3
History 203 New Mexico 3

Elective Courses (6 hours)

Complete two of the following. Any Spanish elective hours you take (courses with a SPAN prefix) must be in the areas of culture, civilization and/or literature.

CourseCredits
Spanish 331 Survey of Latin American Literature 3
Spanish 332 Survey of Latin American Literature 3
Spanish 351 Survey of Peninsular Literature 3
Spanish 352 Survey of Peninsular Literature 3
Spanish 492 Seminar in Spanish Studies 3
Spanish 493 Topics in Spanish (provided this class is literature or culture) 3
  • Spanish 325 Peninsular Culture and Civilization OR
  • Spanish 326 Latin American Culture and Civilization (whichever not taken as a course requirement)
3