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Degree Requirements

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Degree Requirements

Course Requirements

Bilingual Bicultural Courses: 36 quarter hours required, grade of C or better required

Course Title Quarter Hours
BBE 402BILINGUAL-BICULTURAL PROGRAM DESIGN AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT4
BBE 404LANGUAGE, LITERACY AND CULTURE4
BBE 406SOCIOCULTURAL AND HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES IN BILINGUAL EDUCATION4
BBE 407EQUITY ISSUES IN ASSESSMENT OF LANGUAGE LEARNERS4
BBE 425BILITERACY PRACTICES IN BILINGUAL EDUCATION AND ESL4
BBE 466FIRST AND SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION4
BBE 524METHODS OF TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE4
BBE 526THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS OF TEACHING ESL AND WLE4
BBE 599LEADERSHIP IN EDUCATING LINGUISTICALLY DIVERSE LEARNERS4

Social and Cultural Foundations Courses: 8 quarter hours required, grade of C or better required

Course Title Quarter Hours
SCG 408EDUCATION AND SOCIETY4
SCG 403HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING: ELEMENTARY4
or SCG 406 HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING:SECONDARY

100 Field Experience Hours: Non-credit, non-tuition, PA grade required

Course Title Quarter Hours
BBE 97100 FIELD EXPERIENCE HOURS IN ESL / BE DOCUMENTED0

Choose One: Thesis (MA) or Capstone (MEd)

Master of Arts (MA) Degree Requirements: 4 quarter hours, grade of C or better required

Course Title Quarter Hours
BBE 589THESIS RESEARCH IN BILINGUAL-BICULTURAL EDUCATION4

The Master’s Thesis is completed in conjunction with faculty advisement. Preparation for the writing of the Thesis should begin well in advance of the completion of coursework. Oral examination on Thesis required. Consult the MA Thesis Handbook for additional information.​

Master of Education (MEd) Degree Requirements: 4 quarter hours, grade of C or better required

Course Title Quarter Hours
BBE 510SPECIAL TOPICS IN LANGUAGE EDUCATION AND CULTURE (MEd degree only)4

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