The Master of Arts in Spanish Language Pedagogy (MALP) exposes the student of Spanish to three main areas of study: language pedagogy, second language acquisition, and the literature and culture of the target area. The course of study focuses on developing professional skills and enabling students to critically evaluate and apply literature and research in the discipline. The MALP prepares students to teach adult learners at post-secondary institutions and private secondary institutions, or to continue graduate work in second language acquisition, research and pedagogy. The program does not offer public school certification.
Students in the MALP program have the option to study in Oviedo, Spain for one year.
Spanish Program Coordinator:
Professor Fernando Rubio
1415 LNCO, 581-4610
TESOL Certification Option
To obtain the TESOL Certificate, students will complete Linguistics 6233: Pedagogical Structure of English and Linguistics 6813: Practicum. Students who wish to obtain the TESOL Certificate must go through advising in the Linguistics department and set up a separate file.