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BME 540 Multicultural Literature For Children And Adolescents
Students will interact with multicultural texts written for children and adolescents while exploring the literacy and linguistic value of these texts and developing English as a Second Language (ESL) methodologies for literature across the curriculum. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
ESE 520 Bilingual And Multicultural Aspects Of Special Education
Focuses on the interface of special education and bilingual and multicultural education, and the historical and philosophical roots of both disciplines. Also covers legislation, cultural values of different groups, assessment and evaluation, instructional strategies, and community and agency resources. Letter grade only.
3 ESE 500 - Level
BME 535 Spanish For The Bilingual Classroom Teacher
Designed to improve bilingual teachers' Spanish in classroom situations for teaching content, communicating with parents, and writing. Letter grade only. Prerequisite: intermediate to high Spanish language skill or instructor's consent.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 210 Foundations Of Multicultural Education
This course focuses primarily on the perspectives of ethnic minority populations in schools, including linguistically and culturally diverse students, exploring the historical, legal, theoretical, and sociological foundations of U.S. educational programs. Letter grade only.
3 BME 200 - Level Cultural Understanding and Ethnic Effective Writing
BME 530 Foundations Of Bilingual And Esl Instruction
Theoretical, historical, and legal background of bilingual and ESL instruction, including an overview of current models. This course contains an assessment that must be passed to be eligible to register for the capstone course. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 538 Linguistics In Educational Contexts
This course applies linguistics to multicultural educational settings with attention to language-minority learners in K-12 educational settings. This course contains an assessment that is part of the BME Professional Portfolio assessment in the capstone course. Letter grade only. Prerequisite: BME 310 and 480, or equivalent courses
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 531 Bilingual And Second-language Methodology
Theories and practices related to using two languages in teaching language-minority students, with an emphasis on second-language teaching methods. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 389 Cooperative Education
Individualized preplanned cooperative employment experience related to your field of study or career objectives. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit. Course fee required.
1-12 BME 300 - Level
BME 480 Parent And Community Involvement In Bilingual And Esl Programs
Strategies for facilitating community participation in the education of minorities. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 634 Assessment Of Bilingual And Second Language Learners
Practicum in the assessment of minority students, covering legal issues, nondiscriminatory testing, and evaluation of language dominance and proficiency. This course contains an assessment that is part of the BME Professional Portfolio assessment in the capstone course. Letter grade only.
3 BME 600 - Level
BME 637 Cultural Component Of Bilingual And Esl Instruction
How to develop and implement programs and practices relevant to local cultures and subcultures to promote parental and community involvement. Department consent required.
3 BME 600 - Level
BME 533 Curricula And Materials For Bilingual And Esl Classrooms
Practice in developing curricula and materials for minority students in their native language and in English. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 440 Methods For Teaching English In Bilingual Settings
How to teach English and academic skills to language minorities. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 698 Graduate Seminar
Analysis and critical evaluation of current research in bilingual education. Department consent required. Letter grade or pass-fail.
1-3 BME 600 - Level
BME 460 Cultural Aspects Of Ethnic Games
Research into cultural characteristics of games from various ethnic heritages, with emphasis on application in multicultural classrooms. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 534 Science And Mathematics Education For Lep Students
Provides teachers with pedagogical information and experiences to develop and implement science and mathematics curriculum with limited-English-proficiency students. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 492 Second-language Education: Spanish Level III
Provides teachers with a language learning experience parallel to that of the second-language learners in their classrooms. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 491 Second-language Education: Spanish Level II
Provides teachers with a language learning experience parallel to that of the second-language learners in their classrooms. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 490 Second-language Education: Spanish Level I
Provides teachers with a language learning experience parallel to that of the second-language learners in their classrooms. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 570 Approaches To Teaching Native American Students
How to identify and meet the educational needs of Native Americans; how to select and implement appropriate methodologies. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 481 Classroom-based Assessment Of Language Minority Students
Seminar and practicum in linguistic and academic assessment of language minority students, cultural bias, and the distinction between special education and second language development. This course contains an assessment that is part of the BME Professional Portfolio assessment in the capstone course. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 331W Structured English Immersion In Early Childhood Settings
The teaching of content in English to English learners in a Pre K-3 setting using appropriate approaches, methods and techniques. This course contains an assessment that must be successfully completed in order to register for student teaching. Letter grade only.
3 BME 300 - Level Junior Writing Requirement
BME 430 Methods And Materials In Second Language Teaching And Structured English Immersion
Theories and practices related to the development of curriculum materials and effective teaching methods for English Language Learners in both Structured English Immersion and mainstream classes. This course contains an assessment that must be successfully completed in order to register for student teaching. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 200 Introduction To Structured English Immersion
This course provides an introduction to teaching content in English to limited English proficient students in grades P-12 using appropriate approaches, methods, and techniques. Students will become familiar with the study of the philosophy and theory of Structured English Immersion and techniques, approaches, and strategies of Structured English Immersion in P-12 settings. Letter grade only.
3 BME 200 - Level
BME 599 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area of a particular field of study. May be offered no more than three times before being submitted for a permanent course number. Pass-fail or letter grade. No repeat limit.
1-3 BME 500 - Level
BME 500 Foundations Of Structured English Immersion
This course provides an introduction to teaching content in English to limited English proficient students in grades P-12 using appropriate approaches, methods, and techniques. Students will become familiar with the study of the philosophy and theory of Structured English Immersion and techniques, approaches and strategies of Structured English Immersion in P-12 settings. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 537 Structured English Immersion Methods For Secondary School
This course is designed to prepare pre-service and in-service teachers to: assess the needs of secondary English Language Learners (ELL) and develop materials and effective teaching methods. Co-convenes with BME 437. This course contains an assessment that must be passed to be eligible to register for student teaching. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 636 The Cultural Component Of Structured English Immersion
This course focuses on how to develop and implement programs and practices relevant to local cultures and subcultures to promote parental and community involvement including the use of Structured English Immersion strategies. This course contains an assessment that is part of the BME Professional Portfolio assessment in the capstone course. Letter grade only.
3 BME 600 - Level
BME 437 Structured English Immersion Methods For Secondary School
This course is designed to prepare pre-service and in-service teachers to: assess the needs of secondary English Language Learners (ELL) and develop materials and effective teaching methods. This course contains an assessment that must be successfully completed in order to register for student teaching. Co-convenes with BME 537. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 631 Structured English Immersion And Sheltered English Content Instruction
The teaching of content in English to limited-English proficient students in grades K-12 using appropriate approaches, methods and techniques. This course contains an assessment that must be passed to be eligible to register for the capstone course. Letter grade only.
3 BME 600 - Level
BME 499 Contemporary Developments
Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area.  Letter grade only.  No repeat limit.
1-3 BME 400 - Level
BME 699 Thesis
Individualized directed research, writing, and oral defense of selected thesis topic. Pass-fail only. May be repeated as needed. Prerequisite: Admission to master's program.
1-9 BME 600 - Level
BME 399 Special Topics
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem within a program of study. Letter grade only. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.
1-3 BME 300 - Level
BME 697 Independent Study
Department Consent required. Letter grade or pass-fail. No repeat limit.
1-3 BME 600 - Level
BME 685 Graduate Research
Department consent required. Letter grade or pass-fail. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
1-6 BME 600 - Level
BME 608 Fieldwork Experience
Department consent required. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for up to 12 units of credit.
1-12 BME 600 - Level
BME 593 Public School In-service Workshop
Topical instruction involving exchange of ideas, practical methods, skills, and principles. Normally you may count up to 6 hours of 593 toward your graduate program. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit.
1-3 BME 500 - Level
BME 539 Teaching Esl Through The Use Of Literature
Integrates the development of speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar, and vocabulary in ESL through the use of stories, poems, drama, and the novel. Letter grade only.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 536 Foreign Languages In Elementary And Middle School (Fleams) Methodology
Provides elementary and middle school teachers with methods for teaching foreign languages to elementary school students. Letter grade only. Prerequisite: Intermediate proficiency in a second language.
3 BME 500 - Level
BME 497 Independent Study
Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation. Department consent required. Pass-fail only. No repeat limit.
1-6 BME 400 - Level
BME 450 Integrating Language And Content Instruction
Models and strategies for preparing language-minority students for the academic tasks of mainstream classes. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 420 Literacy And Biliteracy Development
Theories and practices related to the development of literacy in two languages. Current methodologies of reading and writing instruction. Letter grade only.
3 BME 400 - Level
BME 408 Fieldwork Experience
Supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization. Department consent required. Pass-fail only. No repeat rules.
1-12 BME 400 - Level