Loyola University Chicago

School of Education

BSEd in Bilingual/Bicultural Education

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The BSEd in Bilingual/Bicultural Education is designed to provide graduates with both an elementary teaching licensure and an endorsement to teach in bilingual classrooms. The curriculum uses an interdisciplinary model, involving five departments across the School of Education and the College of Arts and Sciences. Candidates who complete this program will be able to teach in two languages and be competent in addressing the educational needs of English language learners.

Program benefits

  • Serve in a high-demand, rewarding field, working with bilingual and English language learning students.
  • Experience immersive, field-based courses and collaborative approach in Loyola's newly redeveloped teacher prep program.
  • Graduate with eligibility for an ESL and bilingual endorsements.
  • Earn a certificate to teach worldwide through the International Baccalaureate Organization.
  • Graduate from a fully accredited college that prepares students for licensing and advanced board licensure.

Program outcomes

  • Candidates will apply deep understanding of both content and pedagogy to provide developmentally appropriate instruction to all students.
  • Candidates will hold high expectations and build on the assets of diverse students.
  • Candidates will utilize information from theories and related research-based practices when making decisions and taking action in their professional practice.
  • Candidates will use data to drive instruction and assess teaching and learning effectiveness.

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