School of Education

Bilingual Authorization Single Subject Program Course Sequence

Prerequisite Courses - Must be completed before beginning the credential program.
Apply to the credential program by March 1 to progress to credential courses the following fall. Grades earned for all prerequisites (except SPAN courses, LAST 110, HIST 135, and CHST 358) must be C- or higher.

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.

Prerequisite Courses
Course #DescriptionUnits
SPAN 201Third-Semester Spanish4
SPAN 202Fourth-Semester Spanish4
SPAN 301Grammar and Composition3
SPAN 303Advanced Oral Expression3
SPAN 332 or
LAST 110
Latin American Culture and Civilization
Introduction to Latin American Studies
3
HIST 135 or
CHST/SOCI 358
Mexican Heritage in the United States
Chicanos in Contemporary Society (or CHST 358, Chicanos in Contemporary Society)
3
BLMC 319Bilingual Teaching Competence: Language3
BLMC 399Independent Study (Spanish language competence exam)1
EDTE 255Introduction to Democratic Perspectives in K-12 Teaching (45-hour requirement)3
EDTE 302Access and Equity in Education3
EDTE 570Establishing a Supportive Learning Environment in Bilingual and/or General Education Classrooms4
ENGL 471Intensive Theory and Practice of Second Language Acquisition3

Fall Semester Credential 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
Course #DescriptionUnits
EDTE 532Literacy Development3
EDTE 580Educational Psychology3
EDTE 672Teaching Reading/Language Arts in Bilingual and/or General Education4
EDTE 673Teaching English Learners: Literacy and Academic Access3
EDTE 585Field Experience in Content Specific and English Language Development in Secondary Settings6
EDUC 501AAssessment of Teaching Performance: Cycle 11

Spring Semester Courses

Spring Semester Courses
Course #DescriptionUnits
EDTE 536Subject Area Pedagogy II3
EDTE 676AInterdisciplinary Instruction in Bilingual and/or General Education Classrooms2
EDTE 676BAssessment in Bilingual and/or General Education K-12 Classrooms3
EDTE 587Student Teaching in Content Specific and English Language Development in Secondary Settings9
EDUC 501BAssessment of Teaching Performance: Cycle 21

Additional Courses Required for a CSU, Chico Credential Recommendation.

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

Additional Courses
Course #DescriptionUnits
EDTE 451Health Education for Secondary School Teachers3
EDTE 534Teaching Special Populations (or SPED 343, Overview of Special Education)2
CMST 131Speech Communication Fundamentals (or CMST 132 or equivalent)3
POLS 155American Government: National, State, Local (or equivalent or exam)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.

Note: All courses listed on this course sequence, with the exception of the noted prerequisites, 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.