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Bilingual/Bicultural Education
Teachers College, Columbia University
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Bilingual/Bicultural Education

In the Department of Arts & Humanities

Curriculum Information > MA in Bilingual/Bicultural Childhood Education (Stream B)

MA in Bilingual/Bicultural Childhood Education (Stream B)

Dual Stream B  - 33 Points (Minimum)

  • Leading to Initial Certification in Childhood (1-6) and the Bilingual Extension
  • Optional Middle Childhood Extension Certification (5-9)
Note:
  • If you already have your own classroom, take Student Teaching for 3 credits. If you need a classroom placement, you must take Student Teaching for 4 credits.
  • Internship Certificates are available after completion of Spring I courses, and with the recommendation of the school principal who wants to hire you.

Required Courses

Fall I - Childhood, Culture, Language and Education

  • A&HB 4021 Foundations of Bilingual/Bicultural Education (3 points)
  • A&HB 4121 Bilingual/Bicultural Curriculum Design: Social Studies (3 points)
  • A&HL 4076 TESOL Methodologies for K-6 (3 points)
  • A&HB 4801-04 Language Workshops in Bilingual Education (1 points)
  • Choose an out-of-program elective (2-3 points)

Spring I - Curriculum for Teaching Bilingual/Bicultural Children

  • A&HB 4024 Linguistic Foundations of Bilingual/Bicultural Education (3 points)
  • A&HB 4028 Teaching Literacy in Bilingual Settings (3 points)
  • A&HB 4133 Curriculum & Methods for Bilingual Ed: Science (1-3 points)
  • A&HB 4134 Curriculum & Methods for Bilingual Ed: Math (1-3 points)

Fall II - Teaching Bilingual Children I

  • A&HB 4150 Teacher Inquiry: Bilingual Education (1-3 points)
  • A&HB 4720 Student Teaching in Bilingual Institutions (3-4 points)
  • C&T 4136 Methods & Materials for Reading Instruction (3 points)

Spring II - Teaching Bilingual Children II

  • A&HB 4020 Foundations of Bilingual Special Education (3 points)
  • A&HB 4075 Cross-Cultural Communication and Classroom Ecology (3 points)

Additional Requirement for NY State Certification

  • HUDK 4022 Developmental Psychology: Childhood (or equivalent) (1-3 points)