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Prerequisite Courses for the Major, Spanish Education

A.A. Degree, General
Prerequisite Courses for the Major, Spanish Education
Subplan Code: EDU-SPAN
CIP: 1192401010

The Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree is designed for transfer to an upper-division public college or university in the state of Florida. Students will complete the A.A. General degree, including common program prerequisites for their program of choice.

The following sample courses are listed for illustrative purposes only, are based on the state of Florida common prerequisites manual and university transfer counseling manuals, and are subject to change without warning. Many universities have unique additional requirements for entry to the major. Students must work with Student Affairs advisors, counselors or specialists to make sure required courses are taken and entry requirements are met for the college/university program of their choice.

All students must consult with their Student Affairs advisors to ensure that their degree programs contain the appropriate courses and prerequisites for their selected baccalaureate degree program.

Students may also refer to the online A.A. Transfer Evaluation through www.FLVC.org for more information on their transfer program of choice.

Sample Courses
Completion of the A.A. General degree to include the following prerequisite courses for the major:
AvailableEDF2005Introduction to the Teaching Profession
This is a survey course that covers the historical, sociological and philosophical foundations of education, governance and finance of education, educational policies, legal, moral and ethical issues and the professionalism of teaching. Students will be provided information on the Florida Educator Accomplished Practices and Common Core State Standards. Students are required to complete a minimum of 15 hours of field-based experience with children and youth in schools or similar settings and not via virtual modes of film or Internet.
3
AvailableEDF2085Introduction to Diversity for Educators
Designed for the prospective educator, this course provides the opportunity to explore issues of diversity, including an understanding of the influence of exceptionalities, culture, family, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, religion, language of origin, ethnicity and age upon the educational experience. Students will explore personal attitudes toward diversity and exceptionalities. Students will be provided information on the Florida Educator Accomplished Practices and Common Core State Standards. A minimum of 15 hours of field-based experience working with diverse populations of children and youth in schools or similar settings is required. The field experience will not be via virtual modes of film or Internet.
3
Note:In addition to EDF 2085, a minimum of six semester hours with an international or diversity focus is required. Eligible courses will be determined by the College. Modern Language courses may be used to meet this requirement.
AvailableEME2040Introduction to Technology for Educators
This course covers the application of instructional design principles for the use of technology to enhance the quality of teaching and learning in the classroom. The course includes hands-on experience with educational media, emerging technologies and hardware, software and peripheral for the personal computer as well as data-driven decision-making processes. Identification of appropriate software for classroom applications, classroom procedures for integrating technologies with emphasis on legal and ethical use and effective instructional strategies for teachers and students with regard to research, analysis and demonstration of technology will be covered. Students will be provided with an overview of the Florida Educator Accomplished Practices, Common Core State Standards and the National Educational Technology Standards.
3
AvailableSPN1120Elementary Spanish I
This is a beginning course consisting of the fundamentals of Spanish functional grammar and speech taught by developing skills in hearing and understanding, speaking, reading and writing. Through a multimedia approach, students will develop proficiency and confidence in the language. In addition, the course provides a basis for understanding the culture of Spanish-speaking areas. Lab fee required.
4
AvailableSPN1121Elementary Spanish II
This course covers the understanding and speaking of the language of everyday life and the fundamentals of Spanish grammar. Further drill is provided on pronunciation, diction, conversation and the reading of modern short stories. A continuation of SPN 1120. One hour of listening laboratory required. Lab fee required.
4
Recommended:
Not availableSPN2201Intermediate Spanish II
This course includes selected readings of modern plays, short stories, novels and poems by eminent Spanish and Latin American authors. Conducted largely in target language. Credit for this course is also awarded to entering students with the appropriate score on the Advanced Placement (AP), College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) or the International Baccalaureate (IB) examination in this language.
3
AvailableBSC1005Concepts of Biology
This course is a study of the characteristics of living organisms. Unifying concepts such as metabolism, genetics, evolution and cellular organization will be investigated. Designed for non-science majors, this course does not fulfill the credit requirements for biology majors (see BSC 1010C).
3
AvailablePSY2012General Psychology
This is an introductory course which surveys the field of psychology and basic principles and concepts utilized to understand human behavior. The major areas of study include development, learning, perception, motivation, emotions, personality, abnormal behavior, psychotherapy and testing measurements. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030. Some sections of PSY 2012 have service-learning components. Please refer to class notes in schedule of classes for details.
3
AvailableDEP2004Developmental Psychology
This course explores the effects of genetic, psychological, maturational and social factors at various stages during the lifespan. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030. Some sections of DEP 2004 have service-learning components. Please refer to class notes in schedule of classes for details.
3
AvailablePHY1020Conceptual Physics
This course is for non-science majors. Fundamental concepts of physics with application of everyday experiences are covered. Topics include kinematics, mechanics, electricity and magnetism and special topics. This course is designed to give the student a working knowledge of the physical factors in our environment.
3
AvailableSTA2023Statistical Methods I
This course introduces probability and statistical inference including estimation, hypothesis testing, confidence interval estimation, small sample methods, the study of random variables, correlation and regression and nonparametric tests. This course is a first course in statistical methods for those students entering a science or business related field. This course partially satisfies the mathematics requirement S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
3
AvailableAMH2010United States History to 1865
This course begins with European arrival in the New World and moves on to colonial America, examining early America regionally. Pre-revolutionary America warrants special attention, including the French and Indian War leading to the Stamp Act and the activities of Boston's "Sons of Liberty." The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution are examined in detail. Jeffersonian and Jacksonian democracy, westward expansion and the events and issues leading to the American Civil War conclude the course. The role of women and various ethnic groups in the development of America are considered throughout the course. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
3
or
AvailableAMH2020United States History 1865 to Present
This course begins with the "Reconstruction" period and examines the problems of reunifying America. The nation's industrial period gets close attention, as does the rise of American cities and their accompanying social and political problems. U.S. Imperialism and the Spanish-American War are examined. The "Progressive" period, which includes emphasis on the American Labor Movement and the demand for women's rights, are included. World War I and its aftermath in the "Roaring Twenties" are analyzed. The Great Depression and World War II are detailed. The conflicts of the late twentieth century, including the Cold War, Korea, Vietnam and the American Civil Rights Movement are examined. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
3

Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.

Each course offered by Seminole State is listed alphabetically and organized by the course prefix, catalog number and description. The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.

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