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San Diego State University

SDSU Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education (formerly Policy Studies in Language & Cross-Cultural Education)

Option 1: Critical Literacy and Social Justice Specialization

(Major Code: 08994) (SIMS Code: 331958)

Core: 9 Units total

  • DLE 600A: Foundations of Democratic Schooling (3) or
    • DLE 600B: Foundations of Dual Language Programming for Critical Biliteracy Development (3)
  • DLE 601: Language Policies and Practices (3)
  • DLE 650: Curriculum Development for Urban School Communities (3)

Research: 9 Units total

  • ED690: Methods of Inquiry (3) and 
  • ED795A-795B: Seminar (6)  

Specialization: 12 units total

Select 12 units (4 classes) from the following list with consent of adviser.

  • DLE 553: Language Assessment and Evaluation in Multicultural Settings (3)
  • DLE 596: Special Topics in Bilingual and Multicultural Education (1-3)
  • DLE 603: Community and Schools in a Diverse Society (3)
  • DLE 604: Learning and Teaching Language in a Dual Language Setting (3)
  • DLE 651: Curriculum, Teaching, and Assessment: ELD and SDAIE (1-3)
  • DLE 652: Literacy & Language: A Critical Examination of Curriculum (3)
  • DLE 653: Language Development in K-12 Multilingual Classrooms (3)
  • DLE 686: Seminar in Multicultural Education (1-6)
  • DLE 798: Special Study (1-6) Cr/NC/RP