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Spanish Education, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Orem, UT, United States
The mission of the Department of Languages and Cultures at Utah Valley University is to prepare students to interact effectively in a global community by acquiring competent communicative skills, and developing sensitivity toward cultural differences. 
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Overview

This four-year degree prepares students to teach Spanish in Secondary education (grades 7-12) settings. Students take major courses from the Languages and Cultures department and licensure courses through the School of Education. This degree requires separate application to the School of Education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    122 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Teaching Spanish Grammar
  • Capstone Seminar
  • Methods of Teaching a Foreign Language

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    66

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • ACT exam minimums: Composite 21, English 20, Math 19; or SAT exam minimums: Critical Read /Math 1000, with Math and Reading scores of 450; or If student has a bachelor degree or higher, he/she does not need to meet this testing requirement.  
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher with no grade lower than a C in content area courses.
  • Completion of all General Education requirements and the majority of content area courses.
  • Pass group interview directed by the Secondary Teacher Education Department.
  • Pass LiveScan Criminal Background Check.
  • Other requirements as determined by the Department of Languages 
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      1198 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 1198 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      432 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 432 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
    • In-State

      432 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 432 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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    Living costs for Orem

    • 950 - 1650 USD/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

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