Mar 22, 2023  
2022/2023 University Catalog 
2022/2023 University Catalog

Bilingual (Spanish) Special Education Advanced Certificate

(SIMS Code: 330101)

No new students are being admitted to this program. Contact the Department of Special Education.

This certificate program provides specialized preparation for teachers of learning handicapped children whose primary language is Spanish.

Prerequisites for admission include the following:

  1. Completion of, or admission to, the departmental program for the Specialist Credential in Special Education (Learning Handicapped).
  2. SPED 527 .
  3. Spanish language proficiency at the S-3 (FSI 3) level.
  4. Knowledge of the target culture and bilingual teaching strategies. Proficiency may be demonstrated by passing the “Test of Culture and Teaching” used by the College of Education bilingual emphasis programs.

Certificate program requirements include the following: DLE 553 , three units of special education selected with the approval of the department chair, and demonstration of competence in teaching learning handicapped students whose primary language is Spanish.

A grade point average of 3.0 must be obtained in the four courses. Contact the Department of Special Education for further information.