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Bicultural-Bilingual Studies - Bicultural-Bilingual Education Concentration

The University of Texas at San Antonio

M.A.
24 months
Duration
25078 USD/year
25078 USD/year
8246 USD/year
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About

The Bicultural-Bilingual Education concentration provides opportunities for advanced study in the design and implementation of bicultural-bilingual education programs with a particular focus on South Texas schools. This interdisciplinary concentration presents systematic instruction in bilingualism, cultural dynamics, applied linguistics, and the examination of theory and research related to effective bilingual education. 

Overview

This interdisciplinary concentration presents systematic instruction in bilingualism, cultural dynamics, applied linguistics, and the examination of theory and research related to effective bilingual education.

The Master of Arts degree in Bicultural-Bilingual Studies is designed to respond to a variety of societal needs through advanced multidisciplinary study in language, culture, and related disciplines. It has concentrations in Bicultural-Bilingual Education, Bicultural Studies, and English as a Second Language.

This concentration is offered for students interested in advanced study in the design and implementation of bicultural-bilingual education programs. This interdisciplinary course of study presents systematic instruction in bilingualism, cultural dynamics, and applied linguistics. It also includes an examination of theory and research related to effective bilingual education. The Master’s degree is offered under two options: thesis and non-thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  •  Foundations for Bicultural Studies
  •  Social Justice and Multiculturalism in the U
  •  Cultural Theories in Global Context
  •  Critical Pedagogies in Bilingual/Bicultural Content Instruction
  •  Ethnography of Communication
  •  Assessment in Bilingual and ESL Programs
  •  Biliteracy in Bilingual Classrooms
  •  Curricular and Instructional Considerations for Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Classrooms
  •  Multicultural Art and Folklore in the United States
  •  Theoretical Foundations of Bicultural-Bilingual Education
  •  Sociolinguistics and Education
  •  Latino Biculturalism in the United States
  •  Sociocultural Issues and the Teaching of Reading
  •  Multicultural Literature for Children
  •  Research Design and Inquiry in Bicultural-Bilingual Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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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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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Required Degree: Bachelor's degree with 18 credit hours in field of study or in another appropriate field of study
  • Other Degree Requirements: Three required courses are taught in Spanish only, you will need advanced proficiency in the Spanish language.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25078 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25078 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    25078 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25078 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8246 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8246 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Bicultural-Bilingual Studies - Bicultural-Bilingual Education Concentration
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The University of Texas at San Antonio

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