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Bilingual Education PK-12 Teaching Endorsement Minor

The minor in Bilingual Education PK-12 Teaching Endorsement leads to an endorsement on an existing Michigan teaching certificate. In order to be eligible for admission to the program, students must have or be currently pursuing an existing Michigan teaching certificate.

The Bilingual Education PK-12 Teaching Endorsement requires 24 credits complete all components. All coursework must be completed in accordance with the academic procedures of the College of Education and the University governing undergraduate scholarship and degrees. All major, minor, and education courses must be completed with grades of ‘C’ or better and an overall 2.5 grade point average to meet College graduation requirements.

Additional requirements for the teaching endorsement: 

  1. A passing score on the appropriate Michigan Test for Teacher Certification subject area examination.
  2. Successfully complete the language proficiency examinations in English and the designated language of his/her individual program prior to taking courses for this minor: A passing score of at least Advanced Low on the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages’ Oral Proficiency Interview in a language approved by the Michigan Department of Education (see advisor for more information).
Bilingual Education PK-12 Teaching Endorsement Required Coursework
BBE 5500Introduction to Bilingual/Bicultural Education3
BBE 6590Culture and Language in Bilingual/Bicultural Education3
LED 6555Integration of Language and Content in Language Teaching3
LED 6520Teaching English as a Second Language/Foreign Language: Methods I3
BBE 6850Applied Linguistics: Issues in Bilingual Education3
BBE 6560Teaching Methods in Bilingual/Bicultural Education3
RLL 6700Second Language Literacy Development: K-123
LED 6565Assessment in Language Teaching3
Total Credits24
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