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School of Education

English as a Second Language

Concentration coordinator: Amy Vazquez

Elementary Teacher Education (ETE) students who pursue this concentration can become eligible for English as a second language certification when they successfully complete the following courses with a grade of C- or better and pass the relevant Praxis II test identified on the Praxis resource page. Students must also have a minimum 2.75 GPA in their ESL courses, including EDUC 440, prior to enrolling in the student teaching experience EDUC 400.

Course Requirements

Core Courses

Course Title Schedule Credits
EDUC 401 Language Development in the Classroom Sophomore Spring 3
EDUC 447 Advanced Methods in TESL Senior Spring 3
EDUC 459 Urban Schools in Urban Landscapes Sophomore Spring 3
EDUC 472 Teaching English as a Second Language Senior Fall 3
FLLT 424 Second Language Testing Junior Fall 3
LING 101 Introduction to Linguistics I Freshman Spring 3
The Structure of English
Sophomore or Junior Fall
(whichever is an odd-numbered Fall semester)
3
EDUC 400 Student Teaching: English as a Second Language Senior Spring 6

Foreign Language Courses

Students will choose one of the following courses.

Course Subject Course Number
ARAB
105106107200201205
CHIN
105106107200201202205209305455
FREN
101102105106107111112200205209211305306307309,
 314403, 404405406407409
GREK
GRMN
101102105106107111112200205211300305306406
ITAL
105106107200205211212305306401403406
JAPN
105106107200201202205209301305306
LATN
PORT
105106216316
RUSS
105106107200205211305401
SPAN
101102105106107111112200201203205300305306,
3144014034