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Why Study Spanish Education, K-12?

Is teaching your passion? We offer a Spanish education major that prepares you for a K-12 license to teach Spanish in public schools. As a Spanish education major, you’ll be given the tools to develop your Spanish language and teaching skills. 

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Skills and Learning Outcomes

  • Develop listening, Spanish language comprehension, speaking, reading and writing skills.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in best practices and implement them in the preparation and development of classroom materials, schedules and lessons for students.
  • Design, implement and assess teaching tools.
  • Nurture your awareness and appreciation of cultural contributions by Spanish and Latin American countries to contemporary society.


Types of Courses

  • Beginning Spanish
  • Conversation and Composition
  • Educational Psychology
  • Foundations of Diversity and Equity in Teaching
  • Introduction to Teaching
  • Latin American Civilization – 1800 to Present
  • Mexico: A Culture Experience
  • Pre-K-12 Spanish Methods
  • Survey of Spanish Literature – Siglo de Oro

Already have a strong Spanish foundation? As an incoming student, you’ll have an opportunity to test into the language and earn up to 14 free credits. This doesn’t just give you a head start, it opens up your schedule for more options throughout your college career.

Potential Careers

UWRF’s Spanish education program prepares students for a K-12 license to teach Spanish in public schools. Our graduates land teaching positions in Wisconsin, Minnesota and beyond.