ESL Education Minor

  • This minor contains course requirements designed to meet state standards. Those interested in teaching in K-12 schools must complete the education/teaching concentration of a major in a teaching content area plus the Teacher Education Program through the Department of Teaching and Learning. Additional teaching areas can be added through completion of the education/teaching concentration of a major or education/teaching minor in that content area.

  • To complete this concentration, you need to contact the Teaching and Learning Department. Approvals for this track must come from the Teaching and Learning Department.

  • Individuals completing this minor must also complete the education/teaching concentration of a major in another teaching content area.

Minor in ESL Education

Phyllis J. Washington College of Education

Degree Specific Credits: 24

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.75

Catalog Year: 2022-23

Note: Those seeking a K-12 endorsement in teaching ESL must have full admission to the Teacher Education Program or be a licensed teacher before applying to this specialized program.


Summary

Core Courses

18

Required Courses

Core Options

Elective Courses

6

Total Hours

24


Core Courses

Rule: Complete the following subcategories. 16 total credits required.

Required Courses

Note: LING 495 must be completed for 3 credits.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

LING 470

Linguistic Analysis

3

LING 471

Phonetics and Phonology

3

LING 472

Syntax

3

LING 480

Tchg Engl as For Lang

3

LING 495

or WLC 410

ESL Practicum

or Method: Teaching Foreign Language

3

Total Hours

15

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Core Options

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

LING 477

Bilingualism

3

or LING 478

Learner Language

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Elective Courses

Note: LING 477 or LING 478 may be taken as an Elective if not taken as a Required Course.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

6

LING 473

Language and Culture

LING 477

Bilingualism

LING 478

Learner Language

LING 489

Morphology

Total Hours

6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Secondary Teaching Licensure

Note: For endorsement to teach ESL, a student also must gain admission to the Teacher Education Program and meet all the requirements for secondary teaching licensure. For more information, see the Teaching and Learning Department.