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Elementary Education - Bilingual/Bicultural Teacher Education

Illinois State's preferred filing period for fall transfer students is September 1-January 15. For the spring semester, the preferred filing period is from April 1-August 1. You are encouraged to apply early in the preferred filing period for best consideration for admission into competitive majors. Visit the Office of Admissions to apply today!

Minimum GPA Requirement


Average Admitted Student Profile

2.80 - 3.38

Required Courses


Recommended Courses

  • Composition I and II (ENG 101 and ENG 145)
  • Speech (COM 110)
  • Structure of Math Systems (Math 152)
  • Biology (BSC 101)
  • Chemistry or Physics (CHE 102 or PHY 102)
  • Earth’s Dynamic Weather (GEO 211)
  • Children’s Literature (ENG 170)
  • History (HIS 135 or HIS 136)
  • Micro or Macro Economics (ECO 101 or ECO 102 or ECO 105)
  • Geography (GEO 135)
  • Political Science (POL 101 or POL 106)
  • Child Growth and Development (TCH 210)
  • Exceptional Child (SED 101)
  • Numerical Reasoning (Math 130)
  • College Algebra (Math 119) *Students may be able to test out of this
  • Physical Education for the Elementary Teacher (KNR 222)
  • Fundamentals of Statistical Reasoning (Math 150) 

Additional Information

It is strongly recommended that students meet the Basic Skills Requirement prior to enrollment. Visit the College of Education's website for details on acceptable ACT or SAT scores which can be used to meet this requirement.

Sample Plan of Study

Two Year Transfer Sample Plan of Study
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