Academic Certificate in Teaching and Learning, Teaching Second Language Acquisition through STEM

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Academic Plan

AC Teaching and Learning, Teaching Second Language Acquisition through STEM

Academic Plan Code




MCCCD Program Detail

Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Education


This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid. Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses within the program. ++ indicates any suffixed courses. ECH/EDU298++ requires Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) focus and approval of Program Director or Department Chair.

The Academic Certificate (AC) in Teaching Second Language Acquisition through STEM promotes high quality teaching and learning for the 21st Century learner through a focus on research-based best practices for academically and linguistically diverse learners. Coursework includes Structured English Immersion Endorsement requirements, Provisional English as a Second Language Endorsement requirements, as well as courses that support inquiry-based STEM education.

Required Courses Credits: 9

EDU101AATutor Training and Practicum1
EDU111Inquiry-Based Instructional Approaches for Science and Mathematics I1
EDU112Inquiry-Based Instructional Approaches for Science and Mathematics II1
EDU220Introduction to Serving English Language Learners3
EDU233Structured English Immersion, English as a Second Language, and Bilingual Teaching Methods3

Restricted Electives

Select any 3-6 credits from the following language courses at the 100 level or above:
ARB+++ Any ARB Arabic courses OR
FRE+++ Any FRE French courses OR
GER+++ Any GER German courses OR
HEB+++ Any HEB Hebrew courses OR
ITA+++ Any ITA Italian courses OR
JPN+++ Any JPN Japanese courses OR
RUS+++ Any RUS Russian courses OR
SPA+++ Any SPA Spanish courses OR
SLG+++ Any SLG Sign Language courses3-6
EDU230Cultural Diversity in Education3
EDU282++Service-Learning Experience in Education (any suffixed course)1-3
ECH/EDU298++Special Projects (any suffixed course)1-3
ETL102Educational Applications of Technology1

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Major: 6242N
First Term: 2013 Spring
Final Term: Current
Award: AC
Total Credits: 15
CIPS code: 13.0201
SOC codes:
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: - MC
Occupational Area: N/A
Instructional Council: Education (56)
GPA: 2.0