Loyola University Chicago

School of Education

Curriculum

BSEd in Bilingual/Bicultural Education

The following sequence of classes are taken over the four years of the BSEd in Bilingual/Bicultural Education major. The sequence includes University Core Curriculum courses.

Sequence 1  
TLSC 300A Professional Learning Community 0
TLSC 110 The Profession and Our Program 1
TLSC 120 Learning & Developmental Theory into Practice 2
TLSC 130 Community Immersion 1
UCWR 110 College Writing Seminar 3
TIER I Theological and Religious Studies Core 3
SPAN 250 Composition and Conversation 3
UNIV 101 Freshman Seminar 1
  Total Hours 14
  Complete CPS Background Check by the first week of the semester  
  Take Test of Academic Proficiency  
Sequence 2
TLSC 300B Professional Learning Community 1
TLSC 140 Teaching, Learning & Leading for Social Justice 1
TLSC 150 Developing Constructive Learning Environments 1
TLSC 160 Analyze Culturally Responsive Classroom Instruction 1
CIEP 104 Math for Teachers I (Quantitative Core) 3
CIEP 206 Children's Literature (TIER II - Literary Core) 3
SPAN 251 Composition and Conversation 3
TIER I Historical Knowledge 3
  Total Hours 16
Sequence 3
TLSC 300A Professional Learning Community 0
TLSC 210 Education Policy Then and Now 2
TLSC 220 Individualizing Instruction for Diverse Students 4
ELPS 219 American Education (Historical Tier II) 3
SPAN 270 Main Currents in Literature 3
UCSF 137 Scientific Basis of Environmental Issues 3
  Total Hours 15
  Must have passed the Test of Academic Proficiency  
  Take Transitional Bilingual Exam #056  
Sequence 4
TLSC 300B Professional Learning Community 1
TLSC 230 Written Communication*
*effective Spring 2017 this course is no longer required as it is incorporated into TLSC 231/232
 
TLSC 231 Science and Writing in the Elementary Grades
*prior to Spring 2017 this course was 2 hours and did not include writing
3
TLSC 232 Social Studies and Writing in the Elementary Grades*
*prior to Spring 2017 this course was 2 hours and did not include writing
3
CIEP 105 Math for Teachers II 3
CIEP 359 Teaching Reading 3
SPAN 271 Main Currents in Literature II 3
  Total Hours 16
  Take Elementary Content Exam #197-200  
Summer
TLSC 240 Language, Culture, and Pedagogy in Spanish Bilingual Classrooms (Chicago) 3
  Total Hours 3
Sequence 5
TLSC 300A Professional Learning Community 0
TLSC 310 Classroom Reading Instruction 2
TLSC 320 Using Classroom Data to Advance Achievement 2
TLSC 330 Literacy in Specific Contexts 2
PHIL 130 Philosophy and Persons 3
TIER I Societal and Cultural Knowledge Core 3
  Total Hours 12
  Apply for Student Teaching by October 1  
Sequence 6
TLSC 300B Professional Learning Community 1
TLSC 340 Teaching & Learning in an Area/Specialization 2
TLSC 350 Teaching & Learning with a Global Framework 4
PLSC 101 American Politics 3
CORE Artistic Knowledge 3
PHYS 101 Liberal Arts Physics 3
  Total Hours 16
Sequence 7
TLSC 300A Professional Learning Community 0
TLSC 360 Developing Instruction and Assessment 3
TLSC 370 Designing Instruction and Assessment 3
ELPS 302 Philosophy of Education (Philosophical Tier II) 3
TIER II Theological and Religious Studies Core 3
CORE Ethics 3
  Total Hours 15
  Apply for Graduation in LOCUS by October 1  
  Must have passed the Transitional Bilingual Exam #056  
  Apply for edTPA  
Sequence 8
TLSC 300B Professional Learning Community 1
TLSC 380 Student Teaching (ENGAGED LEARNING) 12
  Total Hours 13
  Must have passed Elementary Exam #197-200 prior to student teaching  
  Take Educational Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA) Test  

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