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Spanish Education Alternative Licensure

The Spanish Education Alternative Licensure Program has been discontinued until further notice. If you are interested in a second degree (BSED) in Spanish Education, please visit our School of Teaching and Learning site. Thank you for your interest in Western Carolina University.

Description:  The K-12 Spanish Education licensure program is offered at the undergraduate level . Depending on your conferred degree, you may be required to take some pre-requisite courses in the content area.  The professional education course requirement is composed of  27 credit hours. You may also be required to take some pre-requisite courses (0-25 hours) in your content area.

Eligibility: Relevent baccalaureate degree (or minor) in the content area with a minimum 2.75 GPA. Complete online Eligibility/Pre-Evaluation form for program approval.  

Results: Recomendation for a K-12 teaching license. 

Instructional Format: Face to face program.  One full semester of student teaching is required, in the subject & grades of the licensure concentration, and should be fulfilled after all other course work is successfully finished. The internship is not a paid internship. However, lateral entry teachers may complete internship using their own classroom.  

Admission: Rolling admission allows students to begin Spring, Summer, or Fall semester.


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