Majors or second majors seeking teacher licensure must meet competency in phonetics by successfully completing SPA 416 "Phonetics" as one of their elective courses. Admission to teacher education and student teaching in Spanish requires a minimum grade point average of 2.75, both overall and in the major. Please see additional teacher licensure requirements discussed under "Teacher Education and Licensure" in the Undergraduate Bulletin and in the Teacher Education Handbook developed by the Teachers Academy at UNCG.
Students seeking initial licensure to teach in North Carolina must work closely with the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures and the School of Education, since both agencies certify competence and recommend the student to the State. Please note that it is the student's responsibility to initiate all procedures and to complete all requirements at the proper time. Read More...
The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures will recommend the candidate for "A" licensure in Spanish as a second teaching field after successful completion of 24 semester hours of required course work. The principal teaching field will normally be another foreign language. Students with a major in another discipline who are seeking licensure in Spanish should consult with Marcia Payne Wooten < firstname.lastname@example.org >, Foreign Language Education Program Coordinator, as soon as possible.
The student must complete 24 semester hours at the 300 level and above, including: