Plan of Work

Education Specialist Certificate with major in:

Curriculum and Instruction with concentration in:

Bilingual Education with emphasis in:

Bilingual Education

Major Requirements

BBE 5500 Introduction to Bilingual/Bicultural Education 3 Cr.
BBE 6560 Teaching Methods in Bilingual /Bicultural Education 3 Cr.
LED 6520 Teaching English as a Second Language/FL Methods I 3 Cr.
BBE 6850 Applied Linguistics: Issues  in Bilingual Education 3 Cr.
Or
LIN 5730 (ENG 5730) English Grammar 3 Cr.
BBE 6590 Culture and Language in Bilingual/Bicultural Education 3 Cr.
Or
LIN 5310 (ANT 5310) Language and Culture 3 Cr.
Or
LIN 5770 (ENG 5770) Sociolinguistics 3 Cr.
RLL 6700 Second Language Literacy Development K-12 3 Cr.
LED 6555 Integration of Language and  Content in Language Teaching 1 Cr.
BBE 6600 Practicum in a Bilingual/ESL Classroom 2 Cr.

Electives

BBE 9010 Theoretical Implications of Bilingual/Bicultural Education 3 Cr.
BBE 9030 Advanced Seminar in Bilingual/Bicultural Education 3 Cr.
ED 7996 Directed Research 3 Cr.
Or
ED 7990 Directed Research 3 Cr.
Or
ED 7998 Field Studies 3 Cr.

Total Credit Hours: 30

Language Proficiency Requirement

Completion of the Bilingual-Bicultural Education courses is not sufficient for a bilingual (Y__) endorsement. You must score at the Superior Level in (French, German, Greek, Russian, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Hebrew, Arabic, Vietnamese, Korean, Servo-Croatian/Bosnian, Chaldean, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, and any Other Language) as measured by the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) and the Writing Proficiency Test (WPT) from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).  All persons seeking the Bilingual endorsement (Y__) in conjunction with the Education Specialist Certificate Program must also show language proficiency in English as measured by The Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) Basic Skills Test and  pass The Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) Bilingual (Y__).

Education Specialist Certificate with major in:

Curriculum and Instruction with concentration in:

Bilingual Education with emphasis in:

English as a Second Language

Major Requirements

LED 6580 Culture as the Basis for Language Teaching 3 Cr.
Or
LIN 5770 (ENG 5770) Sociolinguistics 3 Cr.
Or
LIN 5310 (ANT 5310) Language and Culture 3 Cr.
BBE 6850 Applied Linguistics: Issues  in Bilingual Education 3 Cr.
Or
LED 6520 Teaching ESL/EFL Methods I 3 Cr.
LED 6510 Second Language  Acquisition and the Teaching of Grammar 3 Cr.
Or
LIN 5750 (ENG 5750) Theories of Second Language Acquisition 3 Cr.
LED 6565 Assessment in language Teaching 3 Cr.
RLL 6700 Second Language Literacy Development K-12 3 Cr.
LED 6555 Integration of Language and  Content in Language Teaching 3 Cr.
BBE 6600 Practicum in a Bilingual/ESL Classroom 3 Cr.

Electives

BBE 9010 Theoretical Implications of Bilingual/Bicultural Education 3 Cr.
BBE 9030 Advanced Seminar in Bilingual/Bicultural Education 3 Cr.
ED 7996 Directed Research 3 Cr.
Or
ED 7990 Directed Research 3 Cr.
Or
ED 7998 Field Studies 3 Cr.

Total Credit Hours: 30

Language Proficiency Testing in the English Language

Completion of the English as a Second Language Education endorsement courses is not sufficient for the (NS) endorsement.   All persons seeking the English as a Second Language endorsement (NS__) in conjunction with the Education Specialist Certificate Program must also show language proficiency in English as measured by The Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) Basic Skills and  pass The Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC)  English as a Second Language (NS__).

Second Language Learning Experience Documentation

Candidates must document experience learning a second language in order to gain an understanding and appreciation for the processes of learning an additional language.