B.A. in Education with emphasis in Multicultural Education

Bachelor’s of Arts in Education with an emphasis in Multicultural Education (B.A.)
The teacher education degree programs at Diné College are being expanded to meet the teacher shortage in New Mexico and produce more teachers in the state of New Mexico.

The new Bachelor’s of Arts in Education degree (emphasis: Multi-cultural perspective) will be offered in Northwest region of New Mexico for teachers and students who are seeking teacher licensure, certification, and/or endorsement.

The teacher education program includes a multicultural/bilingual/and multilingual emphasis, which is strongly needed in the state of New Mexico. Diné College teacher education programs are for all school systems with accredited status in the education system.

Program Details:
Teacher candidates will be provided a curricula that includes culturally and linguistically relevant tools and are designed to ensure teacher candidates are supported by mentor teachers each semester.

The Teacher Education program at Shiprock Branch will be a cohort model. The multicultural curricula is designed specifically for emerging educators, paraprofessionals and classroom teachers.

Freshman Semester I Credits
ENG 101 College Composition I 3
HUM/FA 3
Lang other than Eng: 3
HST 3
EDU 297 3
Program Credits 15
Freshman SEMESTER II Credits
ENG 102 College Composition II 3
ARE 228 Elem Art Mthds & Curr Devel 3
MTH 110 College Algebra 4
POS 3
EDU 200 Foundations of Education 3
Program Credits 16
Sophomore SEMESTER I Credits
BIO 4
COM 121 3
EDU 238 Children and Youth Literature 3
HUM/FA 3
MTE 280 Math for Elem Teachers I 3
Program Credits 16
Sophomore SEMESTER II Credits
HST 3
EDU 240 Intro to Special Education 3
EDU 261 Technology in Education 3
MTE 281 Math for Elem Teachers II 3
GLG/ENV 4
Program Credits 16
Junior SEMESTER I Credits
BLE 350 Principles of Lang Minority Education 3
BLE 351 Soc Studies, Mthds, Mgmt, Assess in K-8 3
BLE 352 Understanding Human Development 3
BLE 353 Literacy/Lang Instruction for ESL Learner 3
BLE 386 Field Experience 2
Program Credits 14
Junior SEMESTER II Credits
BLE 390 Student Growth and Development 3
BLE 391 Diversity in Families and Communication 3
BLE 392 Rdg Mthds, Mgmt and Assess in K-8 3
BLE 393 Sci Mthds, Mgmt and Assess in K-8 3
BLE 396 Field Experience 2
Program Credits 14
Senior SEMESTER III Credits
BLE 440 Lang Arts Mthds, Mgmt and Assess in K-8 3
BLE 450 Effective Classroom 3
BLE 460 Math Mthds, Mgmt and Assess in K-8 3
BLE 470 Effective Teaching 3
BLE 486 Field Experience 2
Program Credits 14
Senior SEMESTER IV Credits
BLE 476 Student Teaching 12
BLE 496 Education Seminar 2
SPF 416 Theory and Practice in Education Law 1
Program Credits 15
Degree Earned Credits
Lower Division Program Requirements 63
Upper Division Program Requirements 57
Total Credits Earned: 120

Contacts

Ms. Elfreda H. Yazzie
Associated Dean of Teaching and Learning
Shiprock Branch
(505) 368-3522
elfyazzie@dinecollege.edu

Mr. Thomas Bennett
Dean of Student Success
Shiprock Branch
(505) 368-3629
tbennett@dinecollege.edu

Mr. Charlton Long, BAEE Faculty
(928) 724-6818
charltonlong@dinecollege.edu