Add-on Licensure
English as a Second Language

Program of Studies

Before registering for these courses you need to apply to the Add-on Licensure English as a Second Language Program. The program consists of 15 credit hours of coursework, which four required specialty courses, and one elective.

An individual student's course of study is determined with an academic advisor based on past experience, both academic and professional. Course work will begin in Fall 2015.

ESL Specialty Courses:

EDUC 913 Language, Identity and Power 3 hrs
EDUC 758 Immigration and Education 3 hrs
EDMX XXX Teaching Bilingual Learners: Advanced Theory and Practice 3 hrs
EDMX XXX Informing ESL Content/Pedagogy 3 hrs

Suggested Elective Courses

  • EDMX 721 Content Area Reading and Writing
  • EDMX 735 Math Instruction for Diverse Learners
  • EDMX 704 Literacy Reflection: Diagnosis of Reading Difficulties
  • EDMX 733 Spanish for Educators
  • EDUC 707 Promoting Cultural Competence & Social Justice
  • EDUC 739 Policy Development in Education
  • EDUC 758 Immigration and Education
  • EDUC 764 Current Issues in Literacy
  • EDUC 871 Culture and Child Development
  • EDUC 871 Families, Culture and Child Dev. in the US
  • EDUC 871 Latin@s & Education
  • EDUC 877 Critical Multicultural Education
  • EDUC 972 Critical Race Studies
  • SPHS 740 Language Development: Analysis and Clinical Applications
  • SPHS 761 Child Communication Disorders
  • SPHS 765 Augmentative Communication
  • SPHS 806 Communication Assessment and Intervention for Children Birth to Five
  • SPHS 864 Language Impairments in Children