Bilingual Authorization - Multiple or Single Subject Credential Program
Bilingual Authorization Multiple Subject Program Course Sequence
Bilingual Authorization Single Subject Program Course Sequence
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Bilingual Authorization Multiple Subject Program Course Sequence

Note: All Block 1 and Block 2 courses listed on this page, with the exception of those courses marked with an asterisk, must be completed with a grade of C- or higher and with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in order to be recommended for a credential. Courses must be completed within seven years of applying for the credential.

Block 1 Courses • Prerequisites

Must be completed before beginning the credential program.

Apply to the credential program by March 1 to progress to credential courses the following fall.

SPAN 201* Third-Semester Spanish 4
SPAN 202* Fourth-Semester Spanish 4
SPAN 301* Grammar and Composition 3
SPAN 303* Advanced Oral Expression 3
SPAN 332* or
LAST 110*
Latin American Culture and Civilization
Introduction to Latin American Studies 
HIST 135* or
CHST 358*
Mexican Heritage in the United States
Chicanos in Contemporary Society 
BLMC 319 Bilingual Teaching Competence: Language 3
BLMC 399 Independent Study (Spanish language competence exam) 1
EDTE 255 Introduction to Democratic Perspectives in K-12 Teaching (45-hour requirement) 3
EDTE 302 Access and Equity in Education 3
EDTE 570 Establishing a Supportive Learning Environment in Bilingual and/or General Education Classrooms 4
ENGL 471 Intensive Theory and Practice of Second Language Acquisition 3

Block 2 Courses • Credential Program Courses

Must be accepted into the credential program in order to take these courses. Subject matter competence and basic skills requirement must be verified before applying to the program. Program starts in the fall semester only.

Fall Semester Courses

EDTE 523A Curriculum Theory and Practice: Mathematics 3
EDTE 523B Curriculum Theory and Practice: Science 2
EDTE 672 Teaching Reading/Language Arts in Bilingual and/or General Education Classrooms  4
EDTE 673 Teaching English Learners: Literacy and Academic Access 3
EDTE 575 Field Experience in Bilingual and/or General Education Classrooms 6

Spring Semester Courses

EDTE 524B Curriculum Theory and Practice: Arts 2
EDTE 676A Interdisciplinary Instruction in Bilingual and/or General Education Classrooms 2
EDTE 676B Assessment in Bilingual and/or General Education K-12 Classrooms 3
EDTE 577 Student Teaching in Bilingual and/or General Education Classrooms 9

Additional Courses • Required for a CSU, Chico recommendation for a credential.

Complete at any time, but recommended before starting credential courses.

CMST 131 Speech Communication Fundamentals (or CMST 132 or equivalent) 3
EDTE/HCSV 450 Health Education for Elementary School Teachers 3
POLS 155 American Government: National, State, Local (or equivalent or exam) 3
PSYC 414 Psychology of Teaching 
SPED 343 Overview of Special Education 3

If courses from another university are used to satisfy prerequisites or other course requirements, an equivalency form, course descriptions, syllabi, and transcripts must be provided.

*Course is not used in calculating GPA requirement for credential recommendation; only passing grade is required.