Childhood Education Teacher, Bilingual (Spanish/ English) Education Extension (grades 1-6), PRLS-2nd major, B.A Four-Year Degree Map for Bulletin Year 2019-2020

First Year

Fall Classes - 15 credits Credits Spring Classes - 15 credits Credits
ENGL 1010: English Composition I
Pathways Required Core
3 ENGL 1012: English Composition II
Pathways Required Core
3
Creative Expression
Pathways Flexible Core
3 Life & Physical Sciences
Pathways Required Core
3
Mathematical & Quantitative Reasoning
Pathways (Math 1006 or Math 1311 recommended)
3 World Cultures & Global Issues
Pathways Flexible Core
3
PRLS 1001*: Introduction to Puerto Rican and Latin@ Studies
Major (PRLS Major; also fulfills Pathways US Experience in its Diversity)
3 PRLS 2000-level or higher
Major (PRLS Major)
3
PRLS 2000-level or higher
Major (PRLS Major)
3 PRLS 2000-level or higher
Major (PRLS Major)
3

Second Year

Fall Classes - 17 credits Credits Spring Classes - 16 credits Credits
Creative Expression
Pathways Flexible Core
3 Scientific World
Pathways Flexible Core
3
CBSE 2001: Historical, Philosophical, and Cultural Foundations of Education
Major (requires 20 hours of fieldwork; also fulfills Pathways Individual & Society)
3 CBSE 3201: Education and Society: Teaching the Social Sciences
Major (requires 25 hours of fieldwork)
3
CBSE 2002: Children and Youth in Urban Education
Major (requires 20 hours of fieldwork)
3 CBSE 3205: Teaching the Creative Arts
Major (requires 25 hours of fieldwork)
3
MATH 1401: Elementary Mathematics from an Advanced Standpoint
Major (LAS credits)
4 AFST 3324 or ANTH 3135 or POLS 3141 or PSYC 2040 or PRLS 3325 or SOCY 2200
Major (LAS credits)
3
PRLS 3340: Critical Research Methods in Puerto Rican and Latinx Studies
Major (PRLS Major)
4 PRLS History, Policy & Society course*
Major (PRLS Major; PRLS 3320W recommended as writing intensive course)
4

Third Year

Fall Classes - 16 credits Credits Spring Classes - 15 credits Credits
PRLS 3203*: Latino/a Diasporas in the United States
Major (PRLS Major; also fulfills Pathways College Option)
3 College Option
Pathways College Option
3
CBSE 3202: Education and Literacy: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Language Arts
Major (requires 25 hours of fieldwork)
3 CBSE 3456: Inclusive Education and Teaching Students with Special Needs
Major (requires 20 hours of fieldwork)
3
CBSE 3301: Integrated Methodologies for Bilingual Literacy Instruction
Major (requires 25 hours of fieldwork)
3 CBSE 3203: Education and Science/Mathematics/Technology
Major
2
ARTD 3260 or CLAS 1213 or ENGL 3180 (4 cr.) or JUST 3010 or PHIL 3323 or CASD 1718 or THEA 1003
Major (LAS credits)
3 GSCI 2010 or 2020 or 2030 or 2040 or 2050
Major (LAS credits)
3
PRLS Literature, Culture & Arts course*
Major (PRLS Major; PRLS 3315W is writing intensive course)
3 PRLS 4615 or 4635 or 5710
Major (PRLS Major)
4
General Elective
General Elective (This credit is not needed for students who select ENGL 3180 above)
1    

Fourth Year

Fall Classes - 14 credits Credits Spring Classes - 12 credits Credits
College Option
Pathways College Option
3 College Option
Pathways College Option
3
CBSE 3206: Teaching Mathematics: Childhood Education
Major (requires 25 hours of fieldwork)
2 CBSE 4321: Seminar and Comprehensive Student Teaching: Bilingual Education
Major (requires 300 hours of fieldwork)
6
CBSE 3207: Teaching Science: Childhood Education
Major (requires 25 hours of fieldwork)
2 PRLS History, Policy & Society course
Major (PRLS Major)
3
MATH 1406: Mathematics in Education
Major (LAS credits) (includes Math Proficiency Exam)
2    
GSCI 3050: Natural Science in Early Childhood and Childhood Education
Major (LAS credits)
2    
PRLS Literature, Culture & Arts course*
Major (PRLS Major)
3    

Degree Details

33 Pathways Credits*

86 Major Credits

  33 CBSE credits

  17 Liberal Arts and Science credits

  36 PRLS Major credits

1 General Elective Credits

120 Total Credits

Contact Information

Department of Childhood, Bilingual and Special Education Teacher
2105 James Hall
June Perino, Senior Academic Advisor
Jperino@brooklyn.cuny.edu

Department of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies
1205 Boylan Hall
Dr. María Pérez y González, Chairperson
mariapg@brooklyn.cuny.edu or PRLS@brooklyn.cuny.edu

*The Pathways curriculum is typically 42 credits. However, the Childhood Education Teacher Bilingual Extension major with Puerto Rican & Latino Studies second major in lieu of PRLS Bilingual extension concentration includes three courses (CBSE 2001, PRLS 1001, and PRLS 3203) that also satisfy Pathways requirements. Therefore, students majoring in Childhood Education Bilingual and Puerto Rican & Latino Studies only need to complete 33 additional Pathways credits.

The four-year degree map is designed to help you take the right courses in the right order so you can graduate in four years. It also helps you distinguish which courses qualify as Pathways courses, or Major courses, or General Elective courses. Ideally, you should follow the four-year degree map as closely as possible, but you are free to make some adjustments so long as the prerequisite requirements are satisfied.

This program is offered to selected students interested in teaching children in Spanish/English bilingual programs to qualify for teacher certification in Spanish/English bilingual education. Students must demonstrate proficiency in English and Spanish. For courses in Spanish, students should seek counseling in the Department of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies.

*The Puerto Rican and Latino Studies major requires that students complete one 4-credit writing intensive course within the categories Literature, Culture and the Arts [PRLS 3315W] or History, Policy and Society [PRLS 3320W].

Students entering Childhood Education Teacher Bilingual Extension major must present a G.P.A. of at least 2.70 or higher based on a minimum of 30 credits in liberal arts and science courses for admission into the major. Each education course must be completed with a grade of C or higher. Students must present a G.P.A. of at least 3.00 overall and a G.P.A. of at least 3.00 in education courses prior to student teaching (CBSE 4321). Also, each Puerto Rican & Latino Studies major course must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

**Fingerprint clearance is required for all students enrolling in Education courses. Please follow the instructions posted on the Education Certification website at: http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/web/academics/schools/education/certification/fingerprints.php.

In conjunction with the four-year degree map, you should review Degree Works, and the Brooklyn College website, for an approved list of courses in your major. Overall, it is best to review your academic plan with your advisors on a regular basis.

Contact Information

Department of Childhood, Bilingual and Special Education Teacher
2105 James Hall
June Perino, Senior Academic Advisor
Jperino@brooklyn.cuny.edu

Department of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies
1205 Boylan Hall
Dr. María Pérez y González, Chairperson
mariapg@brooklyn.cuny.edu or PRLS@brooklyn.cuny.edu

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