Teaching ESL Licensure

Those seeking licensure to teach ESL need to contact the Teaching and Learning Department. Do not fill out a major/minor form for graduation or the major/minor/concentration section of the major change form.

Teaching Licensure - Teaching ESL

Phyllis J. Washington College of Education

Degree Specific Credits: 22

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2020-21

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

16

Required Courses

Core Options

Elective Courses

6

Total Hours

22


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

ESL Practicum

1

Total Hours

13

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 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.