Bilingual/Bicultural Education
Teachers College, Columbia University
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MA in Bilingual/Bicultural Childhood Education (Transitional B)

MA in Bilingual/Bicultural Childhood Education - Transitional B (Peace Corps)

33 Points (Minimum)


  1. Students without their own classrooms MUST take A&HB 4720 for 4 points.
  2. Students with their own classrooms take A&HB 4323 for 3 points.
  3. Initial certificate students must complete a 50-hour fieldwork. Please check the fieldwork hour requirements.

Required Courses 

Summer 1

C & T xxx
Literacy Instruction
3 points
C & T 4052 or equiv   
Designing Curriculum and Instruction     
2-3 points
A&HT 4076 or equiv TESOL Methodologies for K-6
3 points

All other non-credit workshops offered by the Peace Corps Fellows Program are zero credits.

A&HB Summer course offerings vary from year to year.

Fall I

A&HB 4021 Foundations of Bilingual/Bicultural Education
3 points
A&HB 4121 Bilingual/Bicultural Curriculum Design Elem/MiddleSch 3 points
A&HB 4323/4720
Practicum/Student Teaching for Pr Teachers in BBE 3-4 points
A&HB 4801-04
 Language Workshops in Bilingual Education
0-1 point

Spring I-

A&HB 4075  
Cross-Cultural Communication & Classroom Ecology 3 points
A&HB 4028
Teaching Literacy in Bilingual Settings
3 points

Fall II

A&HB 4150 Teacher Inquiry: Bilingual Education     
1-3 points

Spring II

A&HB 4020
 Bilingualism and Disability
3 points
A&HB 4024     Linguistic Foundations of Bilingual/Bicultural Education    
3 points
A&HB 4133
Curriculum and Methods for Bilingual Education: Science
1-3 points
A&HB 4134
Curriculum and Methods for Bilingual Education: Math
1-3 points

Additional Requirement for NY State certification

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