The minor in Bilingual Education, when combined with the following education major leading to a teaching license: Early Childhood (birth to 2nd grade), Middle Level (5th to 8th grade), Secondary (9th-12th grade), Physical Education (K-12th grade) or Special Education (K-age 21), prepares individuals to work with English learners in bilingual settings within the grade range of their initial endorsement.
In order to obtain a Bilingual Endorsement, students completing a minor in Bilingual Education must do one hundred hours of clinical experiences in a bilingual classroom and pass a state test of language proficiency.
Students must be admitted to the Goodwin College of Education and in one of the Education majors listed above.
Take a closer look at the minor in Bilingual Education and the courses offered toward the program.
Please note that the minor will be published in the 2020-2021 Academic Catalog by Fall 2020. For immediate inquiries, please contact the department for details.
If you are interested in the program or have questions, please contact Teacher Education at (773) 442-5380.
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