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Elementary Education - Bilingual or Bicultural Teacher Education (English-Spanish)

Illinois State University

48 months
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27069 USD/year
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About

Focusing on the Spanish language and Hispanic cultures, the Elementary Education - Bilingual or Bicultural Teacher Education (English-Spanish) program at Illinois State University prepares future teachers for state approval or endorsement to teach in bilingual elementary classrooms. 

Overview

 INTO helps you apply for free to your undergraduate degree. If you meet the programme application requirements (including English language scores) you can benefit from Undergraduate Direct Entry for your desired university. They will assist you with multiple university application. The application does not cost you anything. Another great advantage is that you will receive a Form I-20 to get more easily through the student visa process for the United States.

Why study the Elementary Education - Bilingual or Bicultural Teacher Education (English-Spanish) program at Illinois State University

Coursework in elementary education provides individuals with required licensure and also the background to understand the concepts and structure of teaching in elementary schools. 

The program prepares individuals to teach reading, writing, science, mathematics, life skills, critical thinking skills, and problem solving strategies to elementary school students. 

This is a competitive major at Illinois State University and is a well respected program. 

Candidates for this program experience a yearlong Professional Development School (PDS) internship in a bilingual classroom in Chicago, Elgin, Palatine, or Wheeling. Graduates of our program are certificated to teach in Spanish/English-bilingual elementary classrooms, English-speaking elementary classrooms, and often have a minor in Spanish or English as a Second Language (ESL) endorsement.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cross Cultural Teaching & Learning 
  • Elementary Education: Practices & Issues
  • Elementary Education Clinical
  •  Literacy I: Reading & Language Arts in Elementary Schools 
  • Child Growth & Development 
  • Science Inquiry in Elementary Schools 
  • Science Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
53
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
53
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All information is provided as a guide and does not guarantee entry. Admissions decisions are at the discretion of the university.

  • High School Diploma. Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27069 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27069 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Normal

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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