Bilingual Authorization 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
|EDUC 433||Foundations of Bilingual Education (4 units)|
|EDUC 423||Bilingual Literacy (4 units)|
|EDUC 405||Social, HIstorical, and Cultural Influences on Latino/a Students in Education (4 units)|
Bilingual Authorization Program Course Descriptions
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.
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.
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.