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MA, Foreign Language Education, Grades 7-12 and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Grades K-12, Initial Certification

Content Core (12 credits)

 

Course Number

Title of Course

Points

LANED-GE 2003

Linguistic analysis (required)

3

TESOL-GE 2205

Structure of American English (Required)

3

FLGED-GE 2128
OR
FLGED-GE.2427
OR
FLGED-GE.2422

Advanced Spanish for teachers of Spanish (Spring only)

Spanish Syntax for Teachers of Spanish (Spring only)

Spanish Pragmatics 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

Grad Sch of Arts/Sci

Italian courses are offered in Graduate School of Arts and Science

3-6

 

General Pedagogical Core (8 credits)

 

Course Number

Title of Course

Points

TCHL-GE 2005

Field Work in schools and other educational settings

0

TCHL-GE 2010

Inquiries into teaching and learning III

3

TCHL-GE.2515

Adolescent Learners in Urban Contexts

2

SPCED-GE 2162
OR
BILED-GE.2103

Educating students with disabilities in middle childhood & adolescent settings

Bilingual Exceptional Child

3

 

Pedagogical Content Knowledge Core(8-11 credits)

 

Course Number

Title of Course

Points

TESOL-GE 2204

Teaching second language across content areas

3

LANED-GE 2040

Teaching Second Languages in a Technological Society

3

LANED-GE 2060

Second language evaluation and assessment

3

FLGED-GE 2223

Teaching EFL in International Settings

3

FLGED-GE 2914

Workshop in teaching foreign languages

1-3

TESOL-GE.2810

Research & Practice in Academic English Writing for ELLs

3

BILED-GE.2110

Methods of Teaching Language Arts in Literacy with a Bilingual Approach (Summer only)

3

 

Specialization Pedagogical Core (13 credits)

Course Number

Title of Course

Points

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(Spring only)

4

BILED-GE.2001
OR
LANED-GE.2005

Bilingual Multicultural Education: Theory and Practice
OR
Intercultural Perspectives in Multilingual Multicultural Education (study abroad option)

3
LANED-GE.2206  Second language acquisition: Theory and Research  3
 

Student Teaching (6 credits)

 

Course Number

Title of Course

Points

TESOL-GE 2901

Student Teaching in TESOL: Elem. and Secondary (1)

3

FLGED-GE 2922

Student Teaching in FL: Middle and High School (2)

3

Social Responsibilities of Teachers (0 credits)

TCHL-GE 2999

Drug and Alcohol Ed/Child Abuse Id/School Violence Prev/DASA 

0

 

Terminal Experience (3 credits)

 

Course Number

Title of Course

Points

LANED-GE 2039

Advanced Individual Project 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

 

All students must pass the following examinations to be eligible for NY State teacher certification:

  • EdTPA Portfolio (Either World Language or English as an Additional Language(EAL))
  • Educating All Students Test (EAS)
  • Content Specialty Test in English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Content Specialty Test in Target Language

Additional New York State requirements for FL/TESOL certification:

  • GRE scores
  • Major in the target language or 30 credits of study of the target language at college level or officially recognized equivalent (e.g., ACTFL test results)
  • Liberal arts major or 30 semester hours in a single liberal arts concentration
  • 3 semester hours of English
  • 3 semester hours of mathematics (includes statistics)
  • 3 semester hours of natural or physical sciences
  • 3 semester hours of social studies

Up-to-date certification requirements can be found here.

*Adviser’s approval is required to register for these courses.