Bilingual/Bicultural Education
Teachers College, Columbia University
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Columbia University

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MA in Bilingual/Bicultural Education (Second Initial, Professional)

MA in Bilingual/Bicultural Education - Professional/Second Initial
33 points (Minimum)


  1. Listed are the requirements for completion of degree. Electives may be taken. Consult with advisor for courses that are highly recommended.
  2. Students without their own classrooms must take A&HB 4720 for 4 points. Work with your advisor to determine the best time to take the student teaching component (not advised during first semester).

Required Courses                                                  

Fall I

A&HB 4021 
Foundations of Bilingual/Bicultural Education 3 points
A&HB 4121
Bilingual/Bicultural CurriculumDesginElem/MiddleSch  
3 points
A&HB 4801-04
Language Workshops in Bilingual Education
1 point
 A&HT 4076 or equiv
 TESOL Methodologies for K-6
3 points

Spring I

A&HB 4075  
Cross-Cultural Communication and Classroom Ecology    
3 points
 A&HB 4028
 Teaching Literacy in Bilingual Education
3 points
A&HB 4133  Curriculum& Methods for Bilingual Ed: Science
1-3 points
A&HB 4134  Practicum/Student Teaching for Pr Teachers in BBE 1-3 points

Fall II- Teaching Children
A&HB 4323/4720 Practicum/Student Teaching for Pr Teachers in BBE
3-4 points
A&HB 4150 Teacher Inquiry: Bilingual Education
1-3 points

Spring II- Teaching Bilingual Children
A&HB 4020
Bilingualism and Disability
3 points
A&HB 4024 
Linguistic Foundations of Bilingual/Bic Education    3 points

Additional Requirement for NY State certification

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