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Advanced Certificate in Bilingual Education

(18-21 hours – excluding requisites)

The Advanced Certificate in Bilingual Education is a minimum of 18 hours plus a 3-credit hour practice. An elective course is available for those students desiring additional hours in bilingual education.

REQUIRED COURSES (excluding requisites)


*EDBE 5301 - Principles and Practices of Biliteracy Development in Spanish and English.

*EDBE 5302 - Academic Spanish Across the Content Areas

*EDBE 5303 - Literatura Infantil

EDBE 5304 - Principles of Curriculum Development in Dual Language and ESL Classrooms

EDBE 5321 - Linguistics for Reading and ESL

ESLS 5314 - Practicum in ESL/EFL Settings (S-L)

Optional Elective: (3 hours)

EDBE 5320 - Assessing English Language Learners

*These courses are taught in Spanish and require a satisfactory Spanish language proficiency assessment score as a requisite.

(S-L)=Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.


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