Framingham State campus
Degree Requirements

The degree requires a minimum of ten (10) courses: three (3) core courses and seven (7) concentration courses. Students may need additional courses, however, to meet the distribution requirements as outlined in the curriculum requirements below. A written or oral examination is required as the student’s culminating experience.

Education Core Courses (3)
EDUC 991 Philosophy of Education and Teaching Practice
EDUC 998 Language Development and Communication
EDUC 999 Research and Evaluation (recommended after completion
of three Content or Concentration courses)

Spanish Concentration Courses (7)
TESL 936 The Teaching of Second Language Skills AND
At least six (6) additional Spanish courses at the 800
and 900 graduate level, approved in writing, by the
student’s advisor.
Courses are to be selected so that the student’s
graduate courses fulfill the distribution requirements of:
  1. Two courses in Peninsular Spanish literature and
  2. Two courses in Spanish American literature and
  3. One course in advanced language skills.
  4. One course in Romance linguistics.

Coordinator: Dr. Emilce Cordeiro, World Languages
Advisor: Dr. Michael Wong-Russell, World Languages


  1. Requirements are accurate to date. However, the University reserves the right to change requirements in the future, and will notify applicants should any changes be made.
  2. Refer to appropriate catalog for Degree Requirements for prior years.

Framingham State University

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PO Box 9101

Framingham, MA 01701-9101


Phone: 508-620-1220