Advanced Certificate in Bilingual/ Bicultural Education
Advanced Certificate in Bilingual/Bicultural Education 15-16 Points
The Advanced Certificate is for students who are pursuing a Masters degree in another program (must already hold or be pursuing Initial Certification in that program), or non-degree students who already have teacher certification and want the Bilingual Extension Certification, but not a Masters degree in Bilingual Education.
- Non-TC students who wish to enroll in the Advanced Certificate Program must complete a non-degree student application through the Office of Admission, and submit the BBE Supplemental Application (see How to Apply)
- TC students who wish to enroll in the Advanced Certificate Program must submit the BBE Supplemental Application (see How to Apply).
This is not a degree program. It may be completed in as little as one year.
|| Foundations of Bilingual/Bicultural Education
||3 points, Fall
|A&HB 4028|| Teaching Literacy in Bilingual Settings
||3 points, Spring
|A&HB 4121||Bilingual/Bicultural Curriculum Design Elem/Middle Sch||3 points, Fall
||Practicum in Bilingual/Bicultural Settings||3-4 points, Fall
Electives (one or more courses)
|| Linguistic Foundations of Bilingual/Bic Education
||3 points, Spring|
|| Cross-Cultural Communication & Classroom Ecology
||3 points, Spring|
||Curriculum & Methods for Bilingual Ed: Science||1-3 points, Spring|
|A&HB 4134||Curriculum & Methods for Bilingual Ed: Math||1-3 points, Spring|
||Language Workshops In Bilingual Education||1 point|
Other courses offered in the Bilingual/Bicultural Program--see current course schedule
*For Advanced Certificate students, the Practicum experience consists of 50 fieldwork hours in a bilingual setting in the student's LOTE, plus weekly class meetings, usually after taking A&HB 4021, A&HB 4121, and A&HB 4028. If you need a classroom placement, you must take the Practicum for 4 credits.