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Endorsements–Spanish Minor for Elementary Education


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In addition to the Elementary Education Major requirements outlined under the Elementary Education Major (B.A.) catalog entry, students may complete the following endorsement program for additional specialization. Endorsements to the elementary teaching certificate are in addition to the requirements under the Elementary Education Major (B.A.), except where noted specifically.

Spanish Minor–Elementary Teaching Endorsement (23 credits)


Prerequisite: Admission to the Elementary Teacher Education Program.

This course of study is designed to meet the state of Michigan requirements for an endorsement to teach Spanish at grades 6-8. To obtain this endorsement, students must complete all of the requirements for the Elementary Education Major (B.A.) and the requirements for this program, pass the certification test for Elementary Education and the certification test for Spanish at the initial level of certification earned: Elementary (K-8); this is not a K-12 endorsement.

Courses in Beginning and Intermediate Spanish may not be used toward this minor.

Electives (3-4 credits required)


One additional course from the Required Electives listed above, or from the following list, to total 20 credits of Spanish at the 300-400 level.

Methods Course (3 credits required)


MTTC Subject-Area Test


Elementary Education Majors who choose to add the endorsement in Spanish and wish to become authorized to teach Spanish in grades 6-8, should plan to take the MTTC “Spanish” subject-area test prior to or during student teaching. (Note: scores must be submitted to SVSU electronically. Please select institution code #24 when registering for testing. See MTTC website for details www.nesinc.com.)

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