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The Summer Language Institute and the MA in Spanish Language Teaching program has a unique curriculum designed to strengthen your language proficiency, teaching expertise and cultural understanding, and to maximize your potential as a language teacher. The curriculum includes:

  • Core required courses in areas such as second language acquisition theory, assessment, and teaching for proficiency.
  • Hispanic language and culture electives.
  • Pedagogy courses which accompany each language or culture elective and focus on practical application of various pedagogical practices.
  • For master's candidates, a unique final Action Research project that develops reflective teaching practices.

The descriptions below provide more details on our curriculum, and on each of these types of courses.

Syllabi are posted within individual course descriptions and at the bottom of this page each spring, as they are received and we prepare for the summer sessions.