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Spanish Education, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Orem, UT, United States
The Bachelor in Spanish Education program at Utah Valley University is a four-year that 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. 
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Overview

This Bachelor in Spanish Education program at Utah Valley University requires separate application to the School of Education.

Mission Statement

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. By engaging with linguistic and cultural artifacts such as history, literature, and contemporary social structures and systems, language and culture students learn to think critically and behave ethically as they mature in linguistic and cultural literacy. This department prepares students to enter the global work force, further graduate studies and enjoy lifelong enrichment.

Careers

Language expertise has specific application to a career in language teaching or translation. It becomes an attending, and often essential, skill in any business or government activity which involves domestic or international non-English speaking communities. Additionally, businesses and governments are increasingly global enterprises, while U.S. citizens are becoming more multilingual, which means the demand for language expertise is increasing throughout all facets of social interaction, particularly, but not limited to industry, commerce, and 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:

  • Advanced Spanish
  • Ethics and Values
  • Special Topics in Grammar, Usage, and Style
  • Culture and Civilization of Spain or Spanish America
  • Advanced Research and Academic Writing in Spanish
  • Exceptional Students
  • Educational Psychology
  • Multicultural Instruction and ESL
  • Methods of Teaching a Foreign Language (fall only)
  • Student Teaching
  • Classroom Management II
  • Teaching Spanish Grammar
  • Content Area Literacies

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.

General Requirements

  • $115 application fee
  • Official High School Transcripts or Record Equivalent
  • English Proficiency
  • Affidavit of support and financial statements (All financial support papers must be in English, showing amounts in U.S. dollars.)
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      16092 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 8046 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      16092 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 8046 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
    • In-State

      5192 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 2596 USD per semester 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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