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. If you already have your own classroom, take the Practicum for 3 credits. If you need a classroom placement, you must take the Practicum for 4 credits.

Required Courses    

Fall I
A&HB 4021
A&HB 4121
A&HL 4076 or equiv
A&HB 4801-04

Spring I
A&HB 4075 
A&HB 4028
A&HB 4133
A&HB 4134

Fall II
A&HB 4150
A&HB 4323

Spring II
A&HB 4020
A&HB 4024
Childhood, Culture, Language and Education
Foundations of Bilingual/Bicultural Education
Bilingual/Bicultural Curriculum Design Elem/Mid School
TESOL Methodologies for K-6
Language Workshops in Bilingual Education

Curriculum for Bilingual/Bicultural Children
Cross-Cultural Communication and Classroom Ecology
Teaching Literacy in Bilingual Settings
Curriculum & Methods for Bilingual Ed: Science
Curriculum & Methods for Bilingual Ed: Math

Teaching Bilingual Children I
Teacher Inquiry: Bilingual Education
Practicum in Bilingual Institutions

Teaching Bilingual Children II
Foundations of Bilingual Special Education
Linguistics Foundations of Bilingual/Bicultural Education

3 points
3 points
3 points
1 points


3 points
3 points
1-3 points
1-3 points


1-3 points
3-4 points


3 points
3 points
Additional Requirement for NY State certification

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