Education Concentration Curriculum

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Associate of Arts

First Year

  Course Title Credits
  SPAN 1010 First Year Spanish I 4
GenEd: CW  ENGL 1010*+  English I: Composition 3
GenEd: CS  COLS 1000 Introduction to College Success: First-Year Seminar 3
GenEd: AA   Choose from approved Aesthetic Analysis courses 3
GenEd: CA   Choose from approved Cultural Awareness courses 3
      Semester Credits 16
  Course Title Credits
  SPAN 1020* First Year Spanish II 4
    Choose from faculty-approved elective courses^ 3
GenEd: LAB    Choose from approved Lab Science courses 4
GenEd: QR MATH 1000+^ - OR- Problem Solving 3
GenEd: QR  MATH 1400+ -OR HIGHER- College Algebra 
      Semester Credits 14

Second Year

  Course Title Credits
  SPAN 2030* Second Year Spanish I 4
    Choose from faculty-approved elective courses^ 3
GenEd: STEM    Choose from approved STEM courses 4
GenEd: WY    Choose from approved U.S./Wyoming Constitution courses 3
GenEd: CV  CO/M 2010* Public Speaking 3
      Semester Credits 17
  Course Title Credits
  SPAN 2040* Second Year Spanish II (Spring Only) 4
    Choose from faculty-approved elective courses^ 3
    Choose from faculty-approved elective courses^ 3
    Choose from faculty-approved elective courses^ 3
      Semester Credits 13

Total Credits: 60

*This course has at least one prerequisite. Check the Course Descriptions section of the catalog to see the course prerequisites.

+If the placement test score is not adequate for course enrollment, students must complete the appropriate developmental course(s) before enrolling. These courses may increase the total number of program credits. Students should review their math and writing placement with their advisor before planning out their full program schedules.

^Program Comments
Students pursuing Elementary Education should choose MATH 1100 and EDEL 1410 in lieu of MATH 1000 or MATH 1400. The total program credit hours for this option is 61 credits.

Program Electives – Consult your faculty advisor for recommendations.

EDEX 2484 3 credits Introduction to Special Education
EDFD 1010 1 credits Introduction to Teaching
EDFD 2020 3 credits Foundations of Education
EDFD 2100 3 credits Educational Psychology
EDST 2450 3 credits Human Life Span Development
EDUC 2100 2 credits Public School Practicum
HIST 2390/HUMN 2395 3 credits Mexican Civilization
HUMN 1010 3 credits Introductory Humanities I
ITEC 2360 3 credits Teaching with Technology
SPAN 1071 3 credits Intensive Spanish Abroad Conversation
SPAN 2070 3 credits Intensive Spanish Abroad
SPAN 2140 3 credits Introduction to Spanish Literature

Learning Competencies

  1. Demonstrate meaning and cultural adaptability in oral, body language and/or written conversations to share information, reactions, feelings, and opinions.
  2. Develop presentations with appropriate media in the target language by which information, concepts, and ideas are shared with a clear purpose while adapting to various audiences.
  3. Evaluate through reflection on the relationship between the practices, products and perspectives of the cultures studied.
  4. Apply knowledge of other disciplines while using the language to develop critical thinking and creative problem solving
  5. Interpret information and diverse perspectives that are available through the language and its cultures.
  6. Identify differences between the culture studied and the students' native culture.