MA in Foreign Language Education: Programs of Study

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.

  TOTAL PTS: 44 

Content Core (3 – 9 credits)
LANED-GE.2003

Linguistic analysis (required)

3

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

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  (Fall only)

3

FLGED-GE.2027

Applied Linguistics in French (Spring only)

3

FLGED-GE.2124

Advanced Chinese for Teachers of Chinese (I) (Spring only)*

 

FLGED-GE.2125

Advanced Chinese for Teachers of Chinese (II) (Spring only)*

3

FLGED-GE.2417

Applied Linguistics in Chinese (Fall only)*

3

 

Italian and Japanese Courses are Offered in Graduate School of Arts and Science

3-6

General Pedagogical Core (8 credits)
TCHL-GE.2005

Field Work in Schools and Other Educational Settings (concurrent with TCHL-GE.2010)

0

TCHL-GE.2010

Inquiries into Teaching and Learning III (concurrent with TCHL-GE.2005) 

3

TCHL-GE.2515

Adolescent Learners in Urban Contexts

2

SPCED-GE.2162

OR
BILED-GE.2103

Educating Students w/ Disabilities in Middle Childhood & Adolescent Settings
OR
Bilingual Exceptional Child

3

Electives / Pedagogical Content Knowledge Core (5-11 credits)
LANED-GE.2060

Second Language Evaluation and Assessment  

3

TESOL-GE.2204

Teaching Second Languages across Content Areas

3

FLGED-GE.2914 

Workshop in Teaching Foreign Languages

1-3

LANED-GE.2040 

Teaching Second Languages in a Technological Society  

3

TESOL-GE.2810

Research & Practice in Academic English Writing for ELLs 

3

BILED-GE.2110

Methods of Teaching Language Arts in Literacy w/ Bilingual Approach (Summer only)

3

Specialization Pedagogical Core (13 credits)
 FLGED-GE.2069
OR
TESOL-GE.2002

Teaching Foreign Languages: Theory and Practice (Fall only)
Teaching Second Languages: Theory and Practice (Fall only)

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)

FLGED-GE.2911 

Student Teaching in FL Ed: Middle and High School (1)

3
FLGED-GE.2922

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

Social Responsibilities of Teachers (0 credit)
TCHL-GE.2999

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

0
Terminal Experience (3 credits)

LANED-GE.2039 

Advanced Individual Project in MMS

3
Extension to Grades 1 - 6 Teacher Certificate in FL (Additional 3 credits)
FLGED-GE.2018

Teaching Foreign Languages to Elementary School Children (Summer only)

 
3


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.)

*Students in the Teaching of Chinese certification program should take Applied Linguistics in Chinese (FLGED-GE.2417) in their second Fall semester and Advanced Chinese (FLGED-GE.2124 or 2125) in their second Spring semester only.

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

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

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

FOUNDATION (9 credits)
FLGED-GE.2069
OR
TESOL-GE.2002

Teaching Foreign Languages: Theory and Practice (Fall only)

Teaching Second Languages: Theory and Practice (Fall only)

LANED-GE. 2003  Linguistic Analysis 3

BILED-GE. 2001
OR
LANED-GE.2005

Bilingual Multicultural Education: Theory and Practice

Intercultural Perspectives in Multilingual Education (study away option)

3
LANGUAGE SPECIALIZATION (3-6 CREDITS)
FLGED-GE.2027

Applied Linguistics in French (Spring only)  

3

FLGED-GE.2129  Advanced French for Teachers of French (Fall only)  3
FLGED-GE.2419  Applied Linguistics in Spanish (Fall only) 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)

FLGED-GE.2417 Applied Linguistics in Chinese (Fall only)

FLGED-GE.2124
OR
FLGED-GE.2125<>

 Advanced Chinese for Teachers I (Spring only)

Advanced Chinese for Teachers II (Spring only)
  Italian and Japanese courses are offered in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences 3-6
ELECTIVES / OTHER SPECIALIZATION (9-12 CREDITS)
FLGED-GE.2914 

Workshop in Foreign Language Education  

1-3 

LANED-GE.2040  Teaching Second Languages in a Technological Society
LANED-GE.2060 Language Evaluation and Assessment 
TESOL-GE.2204  Teaching Second Languages across Content Areas 
BILED-GE.2110  Methods of Teaching Language Arts and Literacy with a Bilingual Approach (Summer only) 3
TESOL-GE.2810  Research & Practice in Academic English Writing for ELLs 
LANED-GE.2206  Second Language Acquisition: Theory and Research  3
CLASSROOM PRACTICE (4 CREDITS)
 LANED-GE.2202

The Second Language Classroom: College and Adults (Spring only)

4

FIELD EXPERIENCES (3-6 CREDITS)
FLGED-GE.2918

Field Experiences and Seminar in Foreign Language Teaching 

LANED-GE.2035  Seminar & Practicum in Adult Second/Foreign Lang Ed. (Fall only)*  1-3
TERMINAL EXPERIENCE (3 CREDITS)

LANED-GE.2099
OR
LANED-GE.2039

Culminating Seminar in MMS (Fall only)

Advanced Individual Project in MMS (for students who took LANED-GE.2206 Second Language Acquisition: Theory & Research) 

3

 

*Must obtain adviser’s approval. Prerequisite: Field Experiences and Seminar in Foreign Language Teaching (FLGED-GE.2918) or Classroom Observation Seminar in L2 Teaching (BILED-GE.2250). 

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.)

  • Non-Certification students should decide when they would like to graduate, as this will affect their planning for their course schedule. For example, the Practicum in Adult Second/Foreign Language Education is now only offered in the Fall, so if students want to take the Practicum, they can only graduate in the Fall.  If they want to graduate in the summer, they will not have the option to take the Practicum.
  • Field Experiences and Seminar in Foreign Language Teaching or Classroom Observation Seminar MUST be taken before taking the Seminar and Practicum in Adult Second/Foreign Language Education.

 

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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
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)

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)

TESOL-GE 2204

Teaching second language across content areas

3

LANED-GE 2060

Second language evaluation and assessment

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 (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(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)

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)

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

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.)

Up-to-date certification requirements can be found at www.steinhardt.nyu.edu/teacher_certification

*Students in the Teaching of Chinese certification program should take Applied Linguistics in Chinese (FLGED-GE.2417) in their second Fall semester and Advanced Chinese (FLGED-GE.2124 or 2125) in their second Spring semester only.

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


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