Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Global Languages and Cultures

Spanish, Master of Arts in Teaching


Academic Information

The Master of Arts in Teaching Spanish is designed to prepare you to apply the most current methods, strategies, and technologies for teaching Spanish in a classroom environment that fosters cultural diversity.

The M.A.T. Spanish offers a professional foundation in the academic areas of Teaching and Pedagogy, Literature and Culture, and Linguistics to prepare teachers to excel in a rapidly changing classroom with an increasing number of bilingual and heritage language speakers.

Students (both native and non-native Spanish speakers) will be enrolled in graduate-level courses conducted entirely in Spanish. This will allow you to attain a high level of proficiency in the language.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Global Languages and Cultures

Spanish, Master of Arts in Teaching


Careers

What Can I Do with a Master of Arts in Teaching Spanish?

As our society becomes more multicultural and multilingual, demand for second-language speakers and educators is rising. If you're interested in advancing your education in Spanish-language teaching, you can polish your skills and build your resume in our Teaching Spanish program.

We prepare you to apply the most current methods, strategies, and technologies for teaching Spanish in a classroom environment that fosters cultural diversity. We provide you with the tools to become a master of knowledge directly related to classroom practices. Through linguistics, literature, and pedagogy, you will gain theoretical knowledge and practical expertise for understanding language acquisition in general and Spanish in particular.

Career opportunities that might be pursued:
  • Spanish teacher
  • Corporate educator
  • Interpreter
  • Spanish-language reporter

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Global Languages and Cultures

Spanish, Master of Arts in Teaching


University Requirements

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Global Languages and Cultures

Spanish, Master of Arts in Teaching


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Minimum Units for Completion 36
Additional Admission Requirements Admission requirements over and above admission to NAU are required.
Fieldwork Experience/Internship Optional
Comprehensive Exam Comprehensive Exam is required.
Foreign Language A foreign language is required.
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Purpose Statement

The Master of Arts in Teaching Spanish is designed to prepare you to apply the most current methods, strategies, and technologies for teaching Spanish in a classroom environment that fosters cultural diversity.

The M.A.T. Spanish offers a professional foundation in the academic areas of Teaching and Pedagogy, Literature and Culture, and Linguistics to prepare teachers to excel in a rapidly changing classroom with an increasing number of bilingual and heritage language speakers.

Students (both native and non-native Spanish speakers) will be enrolled in graduate-level courses conducted entirely in Spanish. This will allow you to attain a high level of proficiency in the language.


Student Learning Outcomes

By the end of the program, the graduate students will be able to:

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Global Languages and Cultures

Spanish, Master of Arts in Teaching


Details

Additional Admission Requirements
Master's Requirements
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Global Languages and Cultures

Spanish, Master of Arts in Teaching


Campus Availability

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