This program leads to a state endorsement in English as a Second Language at the early childhood, elementary, or secondary level. The program may be taken as an undergraduate minor or as part of the Master of Education (MED) program.
Undergraduate students must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program (as outlined in the Education/Teacher Education Programs section of this catalog) prior to enrolling in any TESL course. Students who already have a baccalaureate degree and a teaching certificate must be admitted to the Master of Education program.
(1) Admission to the Elementary, Special Education, or Secondary teacher preparation programs, or (2) admission to the Master of Education program with a basic/standard teaching certificate.
Completion of the following courses for endorsement (may be taken at the undergraduate level numbered in the 300s or graduate level numbered in the 600s).
|Requirement Description||Credit Hours|
|I. English as a Second Language Endorsement (TESL)||18|
|II. Foreign Language Requirement||4|
|All undergraduate students must complete four credit hours of a foreign language. See Foreign Language Requirement for equivalencies, AP and CLEP credit policy.|
|TOTAL HOURS FOR TESL ENDORSEMENT AS AN UNDERGRADUATE MINOR||22|