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SJC Long Island Spanish Major – Secondary Education

SJC Long Island Spanish Major – Secondary Education

Open doors of communication. Prepare for your future. Get ready.

If you have ever wanted to shape the mind of future leaders while helping them become globally conscious citizens, then a Spanish secondary education major just may be the right fit for you. Prepare to inspire students at the middle and high school levels, while sharing your passion for the Spanish language, art, literature, history and culture.

The St. Joseph’s College secondary education program consistently ranks among the best teaching programs in the New York metropolitan area. The program has a high job placement rating and combines a solid teaching background.

Aligned with the professional standards mandated by New York and other states, the program provides students with meaningful learning experiences and introduces them to developmental and learning-style theories, constructivism, multiple intelligence theories and the best pedagogical practices that support instruction for all students.


Cody NapolitanoCody Napolitano ’19
Spanish Major with a Concentration in Adolescence Education

"The modern languages department helped prepare me for my career as a language teacher. The professors in this department are great examples of what it is to be an effective teacher. The things that I’ve learned and experienced from being a part of this program are what I try to emulate with my own students."

The SJC Long Island Spanish Major Secondary Education Experience

Learn from the Best: The adolescence education program at St. Joseph’s College consistently ranks among the best teaching programs in the New York metropolitan area. No wonder our program has a high job placement rating.

 

Get Outside the Classroom: Immerse yourself in the language and culture that you will one day teach about — by studying abroad in Barcelona, Madrid, Granada and other Spain cities.

 

Expand Your Area of Study: Gain a well-rounded degree by pairing your major in Spanish Adolescence Education with a minor in such areas as art history, Latino studies, speech or women’s studies.