Those who seek certification in teaching of Foreign Language receive
special instruction in linguistics and methodology by foreign language
faculty in addition to courses offered in the Education program.
Advising, field placement, and preparation for proficiency examinations
are provided by Professor Conwell (Coordinator of Foreign Language
Certification Program). Students interested in earning a teaching
certificate should consult with her as early as possible to plan a
course of studies. (See course sequence under Education Department).
Business Certifications from the Spanish Government
Majors, minors, and any students at the 400 level of proficiency in
Spanish are encouraged to prepare for and earn one of the Business
Certifications from the Spanish Government. These are valued, not only
by businesses, but also by organizations and school that hire
individuals with a solid knowledge of Spanish. General and specialized
courses in business Spanish (see SPA-0305, SPA-0306) help students to
prepare for the official Spanish Examinations of the Camara de Comercio e
Industria de Madrid. Rosemont College is an authorized testing center.