ALD 329 ALD 329. Acquisition of Language and Literacies. 3 Hours.
Subjects include initial language and literacy acquisition theory; second language acquisition theory; relations among first and additional languages in literacy and language acquisition; home, school, and learners' perspectives; and current issues in literacy and multilingual classrooms. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Additional fieldwork hours may be required. Applied Learning and Development 325 and 329 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Applied Learning and Development 327 or 327G.
Students may pursue the Bachelor of Science in Education with a major in education or a major in youth and community studies. The curriculum for the degree has four components: