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2023/2024 University Catalog 
    
2023/2024 University Catalog

Interdisciplinary Study of Bilingualism Certificate


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(SIMS Code: 114791)

The Department of Linguistics and Asian/Middle Eastern Languages offers a basic certificate in interdisciplinary study of bilingualism. The certificate provides students with an interdisciplinary understanding of bilingualism, drawing on developments in various academic areas to include the intersection of multilingual development and language disorders, language policy and planning, language variation in sociocultural contexts, multilingual/bilingual language acquisition, and teacher education. Grounded in a linguistic perspective of bilingualism, the certificate offers students the choice to pursue expertise in bilingualism studies in a number of directions, based both on the students’ prior educational expertise and future career trajectories.

Students must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or better in each of the certificate courses. In order to enroll, students must contact the certificate adviser in the Department of Linguistics and Asian/Middle Eastern Languages. If applicable, six units of the certificate may be used towards a major or a minor.

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