Foreign Language Education

MA in Foreign Language Education: Programs of Study

MA, Foreign Language Education, Grades 7-12, Initial Certification (44 points)

Students may also take Teaching Foreign Languages to Elementary School Children FLGED-GE 2018 to extend their certification to K-6.

*NOTE: courses in bold MUST be taken in the semester in which they are listed

  First Fall Semester

 Pts

  One of the Following

  • FLGED-GE. 2069 Teaching Foreign Languages: Theory and Practice
  • TESOL-GE. 2002 Teaching Second Languages: Theory and Practice 

 3

  TCHL-GE. 2010 Inquiries into Teaching and Learning

 3

  TCHL-GE. 2005 Field Work in Schools & Other Education Settings

 0

  TCHL-GE. 2999 Drug and Alcohol Education/Child Abuse Identification and School Violence Prevention/D.A.S.A.: The Social Responsibilities of Teachers

 0

  One of the Following

  • FLGED-GE. 2419 Applied Linguistics in Spanish
  • FLGED-GE. 2129 Advanced French for Teachers of French
  • FLGED-GE. 2417 Applied Linguistics in Chinese
  • A target foreign language course at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) 

 3-4

  LANED-GE. 2003 Linguistic Analysis

 3

  TOTAL

 12

  First Spring Semester

 Pts

  LANED-GE. 2201 The Second Language Classroom: Elementary and Secondary Schools

 4

  One of the Following

  • FLGED-GE. 2128 Advanced Spanish for Teachers of Spanish
  • FLGED-GE. 2427 Spanish Syntax for Teachers
  • FLGED-GE. 2027 Applied Linguistics in French
  • FLGED-GE. 2124 Advanced Chinese for Teachers of Chinese
  • A target foreign language course at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS)

 3-4

  TCHL-GE. 2515 Adolescent Learners in Urban Contexts

 2

  One of the Following

  • BILED-GE. 2001 Bilingual Multicultural Education
  • LANED-GE. 2005 Intercultural Perspectives in Multilingual Multicultural Education (Study Abroad Option)

 3

  One of the Following

  • FLGED-GE. 2914 Workshop in Foreign Language Education
  • EDCT-GE. 2018 Integrating Educational Technology in Teaching and Learning

 1

  TOTAL

 13

  Second Fall Semester

 Pts

  One of the Following

  • FLGED-GE. 2911 Student Teaching Seminar in Foreign Language Education (Grade 7-9)
  • FLGED-GE. 2922 Student Teaching Seminar in Foreign Language Education (Grade 10-12)

 3

  LANED-GE. 2206 Second Language Acquisition: Theory and Research

 3

  One of the Following

  • SPCED-GE. 2162 Educating Students with Special Needs in Middle Childhood/Adolescent Settings
  • BILED-GE. 2103 Bilingual Exceptional Children

 3

  Multilingual Multicultural Studies Elective Course

 3

  TOTAL

 12

  Second Spring Semester

 Pts

  FLGED-GE. 2911/2922 Student Teaching Seminar: Foreign Language Education 7-12

 3

  One of the Following

  • LANED-GE. 2039 Advanced Individual Project
  • LANED-GE. 2099 Culminating Seminar in Multicultural Multlingual Studies

 3

  One of the Following

  • FLGED-GE. 2914 Workshop in Foreign Language Education
  • EDCT-GE. 2018 Integrating Educational Technology in Teaching and Learning

 1

  TOTAL

 7

  TOTAL PTS: 44 


Modes of learning, methods, instructional strategies, language and literacy development, and resources for teaching a foreign language to elementary school children. Emphasis is on the development of literacy and communicative skills.

INITIAL NY STATE TEACHER CERTIFICATION: This program leads to New York State foreign language teacher certificate. All students must pass the following examinations before graduation to be eligible for NY State teacher certificate.TARGET FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROFIENCY: 30 units of study of the target foreign language on the college level or officially recognized equivalent.

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences Test (LAST)
  • Assessment of Teaching Skills Written (Secondary ATS-W)
  • Content Specialty Test in Target Language (CST)

English Proficiency Requirements for International Students: All International students from non-English-speaking countries must be tested at American Language Institute prior to matriculation to the major program. Based on the test results, one may be exempt from English courses or required to take the following: 


__ SESL1-CE.9000- Levels 1-4 Intensive Course at ALI (full-time ALI, no major courses)
__ SESL1-CE.9006- Levels 5-6 Comprehensive Course (part-time ALI plus 1-2 major courses)
__ SESL1-CE.9174- Level 7 Reading/Writing Workshop I (all international students must pass this course; part-time Steinhardt: 2-3 major courses)
__ SESL1-CE.9184 Advanced Workshop in College English (Optional)
__ Exempt from ALI course work (tested out/BA from an English-speaking uni, etc.)

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MA, Foreign Language Education, College and Adults, Non-Certification (30-34 points)

*NOTE: Courses in bold MUST be taken in the semester in which they are listed


BILED-GE. 2250 Observation and Seminar Second Language Teaching MUST be taken before LANED-GE. 2035 Internship in Second Language Teaching

May be waived by advisement: LANED-GE.2035 Seminar and Practicum in Adult Second/Foreign Language Education or Multilingual Multicultural Studies Elective

  First Fall Semester

Pts

  One of the Following

  • FLGED-GE. 2069 Teaching Foreign Languages: Theory and Practice
  • TESOL-GE. 2002 Teaching Second Languages: Theory and Practice 

 3

  One of the Following

  • FLGED-GE. 2419 Applied Linguistics in Spanish
  • FLGED-GE. 2129 Advanced French for Teachers of French
  • FLGED-GE. 2417 Applied Linguistics in Chinese
  • A target foreign language course at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) 

 3-4

  BILED-GE. 2250 Observation and Seminar in Second Language Teaching

 3

  LANED-GE. 2003 Linguistic Analysis

 3

  TOTAL

12

  First Spring Semester

 Pts

  LANED-GE. 2202 The Second Language Classroom: College and Adults

 4

  One of the Following

  • FLGED-GE. 2128 Advanced Spanish for Teachers of Spanish
  • FLGED-GE. 2427 Spanish Syntax for Teachers
  • FLGED-GE. 2027 Applied Linguistics in French
  • FLGED-GE. 2124 Advanced Chinese for Teachers of Chinese
  • A target foreign language course at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS)

 3-4

  One of the Following

  • BILED-GE. 2001 Bilingual Multicultural Education
  • LANED-GE. 2005 Intercultural Perspectives in Multilingual Multicultural Education (Study Abroad Option)

 3

  Multilingual Multicultural Studies Elective Course

 3

  TOTAL

 13

  Second Fall Semester

 Pts

  One of the Following

  • LANED-GE. 2039 Advanced Individual Project
  • LANED-GE. 2099 Culminating Seminar in Multicultural Multilingual Studies

 2-3

  One of the Following (may be waived with advisor's approval)

  • LANED-GE. 2035 Seminar and Practicum in Adult Second/Foreign Language Education*
  • Multilingual Multicultural Studies Elective Course

 3

  Multilingual Multicultural Studies Elective Course

 3

  TOTAL

 8

  TOTAL PTS: 30-34 

 

English Proficiency Requirements for International Students: All International students from non-English-speaking countries must be tested at American Language Institute prior to matriculation to the major program. Based on the test results, one may be exempt from English courses or required to take the following:

__ SESL1-CE.9000- Levels 1-4 Intensive Course at ALI (full-time ALI, no major courses)
__ SESL1-CE.9006- Levels 5-6 Comprehensive Course (part-time ALI plus 1-2 major courses)
__ SESL1-CE.9174- Level 7 Reading/Writing Workshop I (all international students must pass this course; part-time Steinhardt: 2-3 major courses)
__ SESL1-CE.9184 Advanced Workshop in College English (Optional)
__ Exempt from ALI course work (tested out/BA from an English-speaking university, etc.)

*Must obtain advisor's approval.

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MA, Foreign Language Education, Grades 7-12 and TESOL, Grades K-12, Initial Certification (50 points)

Course #

Title

Pts.

Content Core (12 credits)

LANED-GE 2003

Linguistic analysis (required)

3

TESOL-GE 2205

Structure of American English (Required)

3

FLGED-GE 2128

Advanced Spanish for teachers of Spanish (Spring only)

3

FLGED-GE 2419

Applied linguistics in Spanish (Fall only)

3

FLGED-GE 2129

Advanced French for teachers of French (Spring only)

3

FLGED-GE 2027

Applied linguistics in French (Fall only)

3

FLGED-GE 2124

Advanced Chinese for teachers of Chinese I (Spring only)

3

FLGED-GE 2125

Advanced Chinese for teachers of Chinese II (Spring only)

3

FLGED-GE 2417

Applied linguistics in Chinese (Fall only)

3

FLGED-GE 2127

Advanced Japanese for teachers of Japanese (Spring only)

3

FLGED-GE 2421

Applied linguistics in Japanese (Fall only)

3

Grad Sch of Arts/Sci

Italian courses are offered in Graduate School of Arts and Science

3-6

General Pedagogical Core (10 credits)

TCHL-GE 2005

Field Work in schools and other educational settings

0

TCHL-GE 2010

Inquiries into teaching and learning III

4

APSY-GE 2272

Adolescent development

3

SPCED-GE 2162

Educating students with disabilities in middle childhood & adolescent settings

3

Pedagogical Content Knowledge Core (12-15 credits)

BILED-GE 2001

 

LANED-GE 2005

Multicultural/bilingual education: Theory and practice

OR (Required)

Intercultural perspectives in multilingual multicultural education

3

TESOL-GE 2204

Teaching second language across content areas

3

LANED-GE 2206

Second language acquisition and research (required)

3

LANED-GE 2060

Second language evaluation and assessment

3

FLGED-GE 2918

Field experience & seminar in foreign language teaching

3

 

Workshop in teaching foreign languages

1-3

LANED-GE 2040

Teaching second language in a technological society

3

BILED-GE 2203

Linguistics, literacy, and bilingualism

3

Specialization Pedagogical Core (7 credits)

FLGED-GE 2069

OR

TESOL-GE 2002

Teaching foreign languages: Theory and practice (Fall only)

 

Teaching second languages: Theory and practice

3

LANED-GE 2201

Second language classroom: Elementary and secondary schools

4

Student Teaching (6 credits)

TESOL-GE 2901

Student teaching in second languages: K-6

3

FLGED-GE 2911 or FLGED-GE 2922

Student teaching in foreign languages: 7-9 or 10-12

3

Social Responsibilities of Teachers (0 credits)

TCHL-GE 2999

Social responsibility of teachers/ School violence prevention

0

Terminal Experience (3 credits)

LANED-GE 2039 Or

LANED-GE 2099

Individual Advanced Project in MMS

Culminating experience seminar in MMS

3

Extension to Grades 1-6 Teacher Certification in FL (Additional 3 credits)

FLGED-GE 2018

Teaching foreign languages to elementary school children (Summer only)

3

INITIAL NY STATE TEACHER CERTIFICATION: This program leads to New York State foreign language teacher certificate. All students must pass the following examinations before graduation to be eligible for NY State teacher certificate.

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences Test (LAST)

  • Assessment of Teaching Skills Written (Secondary ATS-W)

  • Content Specialty Test in Target Language (CST)

  • Content Specialty Test in ESOL (CST)

OTHER STATE REQUIREMENTS FOR FL/ESOL CERTIFICATION:

  • 30 credits of study of the target language at college level or officially recognized equivalent (FL)

  • 9 credits in liberal arts courses: 3 in Mathematics, 3 in Science, and 3 in Social Studies (TESOL)

  • 12 credits in the study of a language other than English (TESOL)

English Proficiency Requirements for International Students: All International students from non-English-speaking countries must be tested at American Language Institute prior to matriculation to the major program. Based on the test results, one may be exempt from English courses or required to take the following:

  • DESL1-DC 9006 Comprehensive English as a second language (full-time ALI, no major courses)
  • DESL1-DC 9160 Foundations of Academic English (part-time ALI, two major courses)
  • DESL1-DC 9174 Workshop in College English (all international students must pass this course)
  • DESL1-DC 9184 Advanced Workshop in College English (Optional)
  • Exempt from ALI course work (tested out/BA from an English-speaking university, etc.)

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