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The Department of Spanish and Portuguese provides the courses of study for those seeking a teaching certification in the state of New Jersey.   The department cannot advise students regarding the completion of certification or other certificate routes. For more information on teacher certification in NJ, please refer to the links provided below. 

However, students wishing to take courses at Rutgers in order to complete the state-mandated requirements must first take a placement exam and fulfill all pre-requisite classes before registering for any 300 or 400 courses.


Requirements for New Jersey Licensed Teachers Seeking Additional Subject Teaching Field Endorsements
 
Holders of a standard N.J. instructional license will be issued additional standard instructional licenses when the following is completed: 

  • Thirty (30) semester hour credits in the subject teaching field on the official transcript of an accredited four (4) year college or university.  The courses must be in a coherent sequence covering introductory through advanced level study.

  • Passing score on the required licensure test.  To view your results, please visit: 
    http://www.state.nj.us/education/educators/license/3steps.htm


Procedure and Advice for Certification at Rutgers University
Before starting any coursework, students: 

  • Should review the Requirements for the Standard Certificate.

  • Should review the Requirements for the Alternate Route Provisional Teacher Program .

  • Must speak with the Undergraduate Director of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese before registering for courses.

  • Should normally apply as a Non-Degree Student through Undergraduate Admissions.

  • Should take the placement exam. Students who place themselves into courses below the appropriate level of study may not receivecredit for the courses in which they enroll. Students cannot repeat courses, except in the case of repeating a failed course.

  • If you have additional questions, contact The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at (848) 932-9323.

 

Requirements for Teachers Seeking Initial New Jersey Teaching Licenses
For more information about Teaching licenses, please contact:
The Graduate School of Education 
10 Seminary Place
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1183
848.932.7496

 

 

 

SPANISH & PORTUGUESE

Bienvenidos! Bem-vindos!

Welcome to the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

Explore our website for opportunities to learn, understand, and master the Spanish and Portuguese language and culture. Our programs are designed to inspire proficiency and comprehension in speaking, reading, and writting skills.

SpanPort also provides opportunities for Summer Study Abroad in Spain and Perú, Certificate in Translation and Interpretation, and Certificate for Heritage-Speakers

Courses are offered from introductory to advanced levels.

 

Faculty Publications

Newsflash

AUGUST 2016

  • SPANPORT has Moved to College Ave! Our department has relocated to the new Academic Building at 15 Seminary Place on the College Ave. campus.  Our address has changed, but our contact numbers and email addresses remain the same.

    The office on 105 George St. (DC) will be closed starting August 25th.  There will be no access to phones nor to the Academic Building until the week of September 5th.  If you need to contact the department, please email us.

    Come and visit us at our new location once the semester starts- we look forward to seeing everyone soon!

  • ADVISING DAYS- click here for the Fall 2016 Undergraduate Advising Schedule.

  • IMPORTANT DATES:
         
          FALL SEMESTER BEGINS 
         
    Tuesday, September 6th

          LAST DAY TO DROP CLASSES
         
    Tuesday, September 13th

          LAST DAY TO ADD CLASSES
          Wednesday, September 14th
      
          STUDY ABROAD FAIR
          Tuesday, September 13th @ CAC Student Center
          
         REGISTRATION FOR WINTER
        
    Monday, October 3rd 

         REGISTRATION FOR SPRING 2017
       
     Monday, November 7th 
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Contact Us

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Carpender House -Douglass Campus
105 George St.
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1414

P  848-932-9323
F  732-932-9837

Email:  info@spanport.rutgers.edu