In addition to the admission requirements for the School of Education, students in Bilingual Education must demonstrate proficiency in the use of grammar, punctuation and syntax in English and Spanish and demonstrate oral communications skills in both languages.
A. General Education
See requirements as stated in the General Education section of the College website.
B. A 32 credit concentration in a liberal arts or science discipline.
Students may transfer a maximum of four of these courses from other institutions. The disciplinary concentrations include:
- American Studies
- Politics, Economics & Law
- Spanish Language, Hispanic Literature and Culture
- Visual Arts
- World Cultures
C. 40 credits in required Education courses:
- ED3600 Puerto Rican and Other Hispanic Children: What Teachers Need to Know
- ED3650 Foundations of Bilingual/Multicultural Education
- ED3700 Child Development and Practicum for Teachers
- ED4000 Foundations of Special Education
- ED3900 Foundations of Education
- ED4120B Methods & Materials of Teaching Mathematics, Science & Technology in the Bilingual Classroom
- ED4200 Foundations of Reading I
- ED4220B Teaching Reading II (Bilingual)
- ED4670 Methods & Materials of Teaching English as a Second Language
- ED4740B Interdisciplinary Instructional Strategies in the Bilingual Classroom
D. 16 credits in required field experiences:
- ED5930 Observation & Seminar
- ED5940B Student Teaching in a Bilingual Classroom & Seminar