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MA in Bilingual/Bicultural Studies (Academic Track)

Academic Track (not leading to certification)

MA in Bilingual/Bicultural Studies                                         33 Points (Minimum)

For students interested in the role of bilingualism and biculturalism in or outside of schools, but who are not interested in teacher certification.

  1. Required courses may not be substituted. Electives are taken to complete 33 points.
  2. Breadth Requirement: The breadth requirement consists of 3 courses at a minimum of 2 points each (a minimum of 6 points total); these courses must be taken outside of the BBE Program, and within TC.
  3. A&HB 4150 should be taken in your final Fall semester before you plan to graduate. The Integrative Project is based on an inquiry that starts in this course.
  4. If you need a classroom placement, you must take the Practicum for 4 credits.
Required Courses
Fall I
A&HB 4021 
A&HB 4801-04

Spring I
A&HB 4024
A&HB 4075

Fall II
A&HB 4150
A&HB 4323

Elective courses
A&HL 4076
A&HL 4500
ITSF 4025
A&HB 4028
A&HB 4199
A&HB 4020
A&HB 5024
A&HB 5123

Foundations of Bilingual/Bicultural Education
Language Workshops in Bilingual Education 

Linguistic Foundations of Bilingual/Bicultural Education
Cross-Cultural Communication and Classroom Ecology
Teacher Inquiry: Bilingual Education
Practicum in Bilingual Institutions

TESOL Methodologies for K-6
Advanced Language study
Languages, Societies, and Schools
Teaching Literacy in Bilingual Settings
Current Topics in Bilingualism & Bilingual Education
Foundations of Bilingual Special Education
Bilingual/Multilingual Education: International Perspectives
School Counseling of Bil/Bic Children and their Families

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