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M.Ed. in Bilingual Education

Degree Requirements Credit Hours

M.Ed. in Bilingual Education Core Curriculum Requirements

Credit Hours - 27

EDBE 5010 Bilingual Education Certification Seminar**

EDBE 5304 Principles of Curriciulum Development in Dual Language and ESL Classrooms

EDBE/ESLS 5320 Assessing English Language Learners

EDBE/ESLS/READ 5321 Linguistics for Reading and ESL

ESLS 5301 Second Language Acquisition

ESLS 5304 Methods in Teaching ESL

ESLS 5306 Content Area Language Proficiency Skills

ESLS 5308 Multicultural and Multilingual Learning Environments

EDUC 6302 Research in Education (S-L)

Select one course from the following:

ESLS 5312 Practicum for State Certification (S-L)

ESLS 5314 Practicum in ESL/EFL Settings (S-L)

** Required only if seeking state ESL/Bilingual Certification

Dual Language Specialization

Credit Hours - 9

EDBE 5011 Bilingual Target Language Proficiency Test (BTLPT) Seminar*

EDBE 5301 Principles of Biliteracy Development in Spanish and English

EDBE 5302 Academic Spanish Across the Content Area*

EDBE 5303 Literatura Infantil*

*These courses are taught in Spanish and require a satisfactory Spanish Language Proficiency Assessment score as a prerequisite.

English as a Second Language / Multilingual Specialization

Credit Hours - 9

Select nine credit hours from the following courses:

EDUC 6304 Improvement of Instruction

ESLS 5310 Administration of ESL Programs

READ 5302 Scaffolding Literacy Instruction

READ 5332 Reading: Diagnosing and Correcting Reading Difficulties with Clinical Experience (S-L)
READ 5334 Studies in the Diagnosis and Clinical Correction of Reading Issues

READ 5338 Pedagogy of Language Arts

READ 6330 Foundations of Reading


Credit Hours - 0

EDUC 6013 Defense of Degree

Total Credit Hours Required 36
Degree Requirements Credit Hours

Note: Refer to course descriptions for course prerequisites.

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

Required preparation for Bilingual Certification through DBU

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