Secondary Education, B.A.,
Chamorro Language and Culture Teaching Specialty
This program provides pre-service and service courses/programs at the undergraduate level. It provides teachers who are able to teach in regional Chamorro language programs at the 6-12 grade level.
General Education Requirements (55 credit hours):
Each student must fulfill the General Education requirements as listed in the Academic Rules and Regulations section of the University of Guam Undergraduate Catalog. Elementary Chamorro (CM101), Elementary Chamorro II (CM102), General Psychology (PY101), History of Guam (HI211), and Culture and Education in Guam (ED265) fulfill certain General Education Requirements and are required for Secondary majors in Chamorro Language and Culture Teaching specialty.
Professional Education Requirements (43 credit hours):
- Introduction to Teaching (ED110) or Foundations of Education (ED403)
- Practicum: Observation and Participation (ED192)
- Human Growth and Development (ED201)
- Introduction to Bilingualism/Biculturalism (ED280)
- Educational Psychology (ED300)
- Fine Arts Methods: Elementary (ED351)
- Technological Applications for Education (ED271)
- Reading for Secondary Teachers (ED462)
- Second Language Teaching Methodology (ED481)
- Evaluation (ED489)
- Practicum in Student Teaching (ED492) or Internship in Teaching (ED498) for 12 credits.
Major Specialty Requirements (35 credit hours):
- History of Guam (HI211)
- Culture and Education in Guam (ED265)
- Children’s Literature (ED/LS319)
- Intermediate Chamorro I (CM201)
- Intermediate Chamorro II (CM202)
- People of the Pacific (AN320)
- Structure of the Language (ED385a-b)
- Structure of the Language: Chamoru Orthography (ED385c)
- Topics in Pacific History (HI450)
Electives (6 credit hours):
Choose two of the following:
Or any related courses.
- State and Territorial Government (PS225)
- Solving Discipline Problems: Strategies for Classroom Teachers (ED334)
- Prehistory of the Pacific Basin (AN325)