PEAK Minors

PEAKS | PSE

The completion of this 20 credit minor qualifies a candidate for an Idaho Bilingual endorsement that can be added to an existing elementary or secondary teaching certificate.

Bilingual Education Minor

20 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

SPA

Upper-division (300 or 400- Level) Spanish Coursework

6

MFL-444 / EDU-444

Second Language Acquisition Theory and Practice

3

MFL-445 / EDU-445

Foreign Language, ESL and Bilingual Methods

3

MFL-446 / EDU-446

Linguistics for Language Teachers

3

MFL-447 / EDU-447

Theoretical Foundations for Bilingual Education and ESL

3

MFL / EDU 494/497

Field Experience in a culturally and linguistically diverse setting

2

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Critical Thinking
  • Analytical Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Oral and Written Communication
  • Candidates will be able to demonstrate proficiency in Spanish
  • Candidates will be able to describe the leading theories of language acquisition.
  • Candidates will demonstrate dispositions that are appropriate for someone with will work in K-1 2 schools.
  • Candidates will be able to describe the relationship among language, thought, and culture.