Bilingual Education with Elementary/Special Education Licensure (30 hours)

Degree information shown on this page is based on the 2021-23 Catalog. This course list is a guideline only; consult with an advisor before enrolling in any courses.

Cumulative GPA of 2.75 required in the endorsement. You may graduate with a bilingual education endorsement, but will not be eligible for endorsement by the NMPED until you pass the Prueba de Español. For this endorsement area, at least 18 hours of coursework must be taken in classes taught in Spanish.

CourseCredits

Native Spanish speakers take two from the following:

  • SPAN 2210 Spanish for Heritage Learners III
  • SPAN 2220 Spanish for Heritage Learners IV
  • SPAN 330 Grammar

Non-native speakers take:

  • SPAN 2110 Spanish III
  • SPAN 2120 Spanish IV
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BLED 2110 Intro to Bilingual & ESL Education 3
BLED 334 Methods & Materials for Bilingual Education 3
  • BLED 405 Literacy and the Bilingual Child OR
    BLED 425 Parents' Role in the Bilingual Classroom
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HIST 2110 Survey of New Mexico History 3
SPAN 311 Advanced Conversation & Composition
(class taught in Spanish)
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  • SPAN 325 Peninsular Culture and Civilization OR
    SPAN 326 Latin American Culture and Civilization
    (SPAN 325 and SPAN 326 are taught in Spanish or English)
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Two of the following taught in Spanish:

  • SPAN 425 Transatlantic Literature I
    (class taught in Spanish)
  • SPAN 426 Transatlantic Literature II
    (class taught in Spanish)
  • SPAN 493 Topics in Spanish
    (provided this class is literature or culture; class taught in Spanish)
  • SPAN 325 Peninsular Culture and Civilization OR
    SPAN 326 Latin American Culture and Civilization
    (whichever not taken above; SPAN 325 and SPAN 326 are taught in Spanish)
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