Bilingual Authorization Program

The Program

Candidates typically start the Bilingual Authorization Program courses in the fall and finish in the spring.

The study plan listed below shows the schedule, where enrollment can lead to the completion of the Bilingual Authorization Program within three quarters.

All candidates must maintain a 3.0 overall GPA in professional Education classes throughout the program

Fall Quarter
EDUC 433 Foundations of Bilingual Education (4 units)                                                                                    
Winter Quarter
EDUC 423 Bilingual Literacy (4 units)                                                                                                        
Spring Quarter
EDUC 405 Social, HIstorical, and Cultural Influences on Latino/a Students in Education (4 units)

 

Bilingual Authorization Program Course Descriptions

EDUC 423 Bilingual Literacy (4)

Patterns of classroom organization, application of reading programs, approaches, methods in English and Spanish, and supervised field experiences in elementary classrooms with bilingual students. 3 seminars, 1 activity. Prerequisite: Admission to the Bilingual Authorization Program.

EDUC 433 Foundations of Bilingual Education (4)

History, theories, and practices associated with contemporary bilingual education in California and the U.S. Observation and limited teaching in bilingual classrooms. Approximately one-half of the class taught in Spanish. 3 seminars, 1 activity. Prerequisite: Admission to the Bilingual Authorization Program.

EDUC 405 Social, Historical, and Cultural Influences on Latino/a Students in Education (4)

Social, cultural, historical, political, economic, and educational factors and systems in Latin America and the United States that have contributed to and shaped Latino/a individual and group identity. How factors affect individual acculturation in California and the United States and influence how Latino/as experience and participate with schooling in the United States. 3 seminars, 1 activity.

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School of Education
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
805.756.2126
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