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Bilingual Endorsement - Undergraduate Level

  • The coursework for this program must be completed in addition to degree requirements for certification in Elementary or Secondary Education. These requirements include completion of the All University Requirements, a series of General Studies courses, an academic major in the College of Arts and Sciences, and a sequence of Education courses. Please visit the Elementary and Secondary Education Department website for more information regarding these requirements.


    Program Requirements

    All University Requirements   24 credits
    General Studies Electives   30 credits
    General Studies Areas   12 credits
    Academic Major   36 credits
    Education Concentration
    (Elementary or Secondary)
      30 credits
    Bilingual Endorsement Courses    21 credits
    Total Credits  153 credits 


    Bilingual Endorsement Courses

    These courses are organized into two phases. It is recommended that courses in Phase I be taken before courses in Phase II.

    Course Number 

    Course Title* 

    Credit Hours 

    Phase I 

    MCC 427

    Historical and Cultural Backgrounds of LEP Students


    MCC 405  Focus: Reading, Language and Literacy


    LTED XXX An appropriate literacy education course is required. See the department chair or your advisor who will assist you in selecting a literacy education course.


    Phase II 
    MCC 455 Methods of Teaching ESL


    MCC 407 Theory and Practice of Teaching the Bilingual Child in Content Areas


    MCC 403 Applied Linguistics with Emphasis on Second Language Experience


    MCC 417 Field Experience in ESL/Bilingual Education (prerequisite: MCC 455)


     *View our catalog for course descriptions.