Spanish Education Program

Overview

The Spanish Education major at Fairmont State University is a teaching specialization for students who want to teach Spanish at the high school and middle school level (5-12).

Because the Spanish Education program is affiliated with the College of Liberal Arts and the School of Education, Health and Human Performance, Spanish Education majors have two advisors to help them successfully navigate the curriculum.

Requirements for Admission to Teacher Education

  1. Earn a minimum quality point average of 2.75 overall, 2.75 in each teaching specialization and 2.75 in all professional education classes.
  2. Complete Early Field Experience COMMUNITY Early Field Experience PDS requirements.
  3. Achieve acceptable scores on the Core Academic Skills for Educators Test (CORE).
  4. Complete EDUC 2200 (Introduction to Education) and EDUC 2201 (Instructional Technology) with a grade of “C” or higher.
  5. Complete the Teacher Education Application form in Taskstream.
  6. Be approved by the Teacher Education Selection Committee.  

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Mission Statement

In alignment with the university mission, the Spanish program helps students cultivate the intercultural competence and linguistic skills that enable them to thrive in the global economy.  Our program prepares bilingual and multicultural global citizens, who are challenged to excel academically, while undergoing a true transformation, as they explore the ways in which they will integrate Spanish with their future career paths.