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)

Note:                                                 

  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