Bilingual Endorsement

Bilingual Endorsement

Bilingual/Bicultural Endorsement Non-Degree Program

This non-degree endorsement program is designed for students who already hold a standard New Jersey Department of Education teaching certification and would like to gain a blingual/bicultural education endorsement. To enter this program, students must satisfy admissions requirements for graduate study at NJCU as well as meeting the state of New Jersey’s requirements for demonstrating bilingual language proficiency. Please note that certification in teaching world languages does not fulfill entry requirements for this program.

Click HERE for a program sheet. Students are strongly encouraged to take the courses listed below in the specified phases. View our course catalog for detailed course descriptions.

Note: Alternate Route P-3 standard certificate holders may need additional courses as determined by the NJDOE.

Endorsement Requirements (21 credits):

Phase I (9 Credits)

MCC 627 Historical and Cultural Backgrounds of LEP Students (3cr)

MCC 605 Introduction to Bilingual/Multicultural Education (3cr)

MCC 635 Effective Literacy Teaching for English Language Learners (3cr)

Phase II (12 Credits)

MCC 655 Methods of Teaching ESL (3cr)

MCC 607 Theory and Practice of Teaching the Bilingual Child in the Content Areas: Mathematics, Science, Social Studies (3cr)

MCC 603 Applied Linguistics with Emphasis on Second Language Experience (3cr)

MCC 617 Field Experiences in Bilingual/Multicultural Education (3cr) (prereq MCC 655)



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