Spanish Education Major

The Spanish Education program prepares students to be proficient in the Spanish language through the attainment of a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and K-12 requirements for Illinois State Board of Education licensure.

Program Highlights

In addition to the requirements for a Spanish major, students will meet the curricular requirements of the K-12 education program. Students are encouraged to spend at least one semester in an accredited study abroad program. Millikin is affiliated with the Institute for the International Education of Students, which has centers around the world.

Certificates & Endorsements

The School of Education has recently added additional certificate programs to help you meet your career goals. The Multicultural Leadership certificate program explores definitions of culture and diversity. Students learn to become leaders in fostering public good in multicultural environments. The Bilingual Endorsement is for students interested in addressing the linguistic and cultural needs of English language learners.

Mission & Goals

At Millikin University, students in the Spanish Education program will learn to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking the Spanish language.
  • Gain a broad understanding of Spanish, Latin American, and U.S. Latinos cultures.
  • Complete diverse clinical field experiences in K-12 Spanish settings.
  • Develop skills and aptitudes in teaching methods and instruction.
  • Study theories and research concerning human development, learning approaches, and schools.

Plans of Study