Teacher Licensure

B.S. Requirements (36 - 39)


Foreign Language Majors (Spanish concentration) who wish to earn licensure (certification) to teach must take and successfully complete 30 credit hours as part of the Spanish concentration in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature. Additional requirements include 36-39 credit hours of professional education coursework in the College of Education and Human Development (see below) and passing scores on the VA DOE mandated exams:

  • VCLA- Virginia Communication & Literacy Assessment
  • Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Test (Mathematics)
  • Praxis II World Language: Content Knowledge exam

Students must graduate with a minimum overall GPA of 2.75. The licensure option satisfies the additional minor and/or major requirement associated with all Foreign Language majors at Radford University.



For more information about the program and requirements for Teacher Licensure in Foreign Languages, please contact Dr. Blas Hernandez at bhernandez@radford.edu