Spanish language offerings at UVA Wise include courses in conversation, grammar and composition, literature, civilization, history, and special topics and independent research. Students who major in Spanish also take a selection of courses in translation, phonetics, and/or linguistics. 

Learn more about studying Spanish at UVA Wise by consulting the College Catalog.


View course descriptions in the College Catalog.

Licensure for Teaching a Foreign Language in Pre-K-12

Students who wish to pursue certification to teach a foreign language at the Pre-K-12 level must meet the requirements for admission and retention in the Teacher Education Program. In addition to the required courses in foreign language, the student must take the professional studies requirements for secondary grades 6-12. Students must have a GPA of at least 3.0 in 3000-level or above courses in the major to receive departmental recommendation to the Teacher Education Program.

The applicant seeking an endorsement in a modern foreign language for Pre-K-12 shall complete a major or its equivalent in a modern foreign language, including a minimum of 24 credit hours of language course work above the intermediate level. Endorsement in a second foreign language may be obtained with 24 credit hours of course work above the intermediate level.