Bilingual/Bicultural Education (Online) – Post-Bachelor Endorsement

Leads to state endorsement in the teaching of bilingual/bicultural education(BBE). Note: These courses can NOT be applied to a graduate program.

Important dates

  • Applications should be submitted at least two months prior to the start of the semester.


Applicants for this program must have a valid Michigan teaching license.

Course Requirements

For the grade band endorsement, it is a total of 21 credits. (Note: Grade band refers to the certification level such as K-8, 6-12 or K-12)

For the K-12 endorsement, it is a total of 24 credit hours.


Fall semester I

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 6
LED 6555 Integration of Language and Content in Teaching 3
BBE 5500 Introduction to Bilingual/Bicultural Education 3

Winter semester II

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 6
BBE 6560 Teaching Methods in Bilingual/Bicultural Education 3
BBE 6850 Applied Linguistics: Issues in Bilingual/ESL Education 3

Fall semester III

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 6
LED 6520 Teaching English as a Second Language/FL 3
LED 6580 Culture as the Basis for Language Teaching 3

Winter semester IV

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 6
RLL 6700 Second Language Literacy Development 3
LED 6565 * Assessment: Language Teaching 3-6

*Additional course for K-12 endorsement


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The College of Education educator preparation programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).  


Kathleen Crawford-McKinney, Ph.D.
Associate professor and program coordinator

Beverly Schneider
Academic advisor II

Teacher Education Division
Phone: 313-577-0902