College of Communication & Education

Credential Program - Bilingual Single Subject Program (Authorization)

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This two-semester, post-baccalaureate professional preparation program prepares candidates to teach in bilingual/crosscultural classrooms and in a variety of educational settings with students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Single subject (grades 7–12) candidates come from a variety of academic majors, providing a range of experience and perspectives for all program participants. Prior to completion of the program leading to a teaching credential, candidates must demonstrate proficiency in the target language and knowledge of the target culture.

Candidates participate in bilingual/multicultural classrooms and in classrooms promoting academic language development and conceptual understanding for linguistically diverse students. Opportunities for both observation and instruction prepare candidates for the realities of effective service delivery for English Learners.