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Spanish PK-12

Students may major in Spanish and take the additional education credits required by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to obtain the PK-12 teaching certificate in Spanish.  Students must also fulfill all testing and GPA requirements promulgated by PDE.

Program Requirements

Please see the academic requirements for the major in Spanish on the Rosemont website.  In addition to these requirements, the following courses in education are required to fulfill the certificate track.

The course requirements detailed below have been developed so that they meet the certification standards which the Pennsylvania Department of Education has promulgated.  Students will be eligible for certification upon completion of this program and the fulfillment of the testing and GPA requirements stipulated by PDE.

Development, Cognition, and Learning

EDU 0201

Observation and Analysis

3 credits

PSY 0200

Developmental Psychology

3 credits

 Subject Matter Pedagogy

EDU 0200

Development of Education in the United States

  3 credits

EDU 0000

Methods of Teaching Spanish

  3 credits

EDU 0427

Technology in the Curriculum

  1.5 credits


EDU 0385

Educational Assessment and Statistics

  3 credits

PSY 0330       OR

Adolescent Psychology

  3 credits      

PSY 0361

Educational Psychology

  3 credits

 Family and Collaborative Partnerships 

EDU 0230

The School, the Family, and the Community

  3 credits


EDU 0220

Effective Teaching Strategies in PK-12 classrooms

  3 credits

PHI 0272

Ethics and Social Values

  3 credits

 Additional Requirements

Students must demonstrate that he/she have competencies related to adaptations and accommodations for diverse students, that is students with disabilities, gifted students, and ELL learners.

EDU 0280

Fundamentals of Special Education

  3 credits

EDU 0355

Principles and Practices of Working With English Language Learners

  3 credits

  Student Teaching = 12 credits.