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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
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Bilingual Education Specialist Certificate - Agency/Non-profit

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The Bilingual Education Specialist Certificate. - Agency/Non-Profit is designed for advanced and Heritage speakers of Spanish wanting to further develop their cultural and linguistic background in order to effectively communicate with bilingual Spanish-English/English Spanish audiences. It will meet the needs of bilingual students who are, either pursuing a selected major or still in the process of selecting a major through the opportunity to fulfill a broad range of graduation requirements by earning General Studies, upper-division, and applied learning credit.

Students seeking to complete this Certificate must apply through any of the participating departments: Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education Program (CLD) at the Teacher Education Department; the Department of Modem Languages (MDL); and the Department of Chicana/a Studies (CHS). A minimum grade for courses completed as part of the certificate will be a “C” or better. No more than 40%of the credits used to satisfy certificate requirements may be transfer credits from other institutions.

Advising and Contact Information

School of Education: CLD Co-Coordinators*
College of LAS, Department of Modern Languages: Chairperson**
College of LAS, Department of Chicana/o Studies: Chairperson***

*Lorretta Chavez (CLD) - lchavez26@msudenver.edu
*Peter Vigil (CLD) - pvigil7@msudenver.edu
**Maria Akrabova (MDL) - makrabou@msudenver.edu
***Ramon del Castillo (CHS) - delcastr@msudenver.edu

Required Courses

  1. Education and Language Electives (Choose One)                                               Credits: 3
  2. Language and Culture                                                                                                Credits: 9
  3. Multicultural Contexts                                                                                              Credits: 6

Total Credits: 18

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