Minor in English as a Second Language and Bilingual/Bicultural Education

Gain expertise in classroom approaches and applications for bilingual and bicultural students with courses exploring topics in linguistics, learning theories, curriculum and assessment, and special considerations for the education of bilingual and bicultural students. Develop your abilities as a practitioner to succeed in a variety of classroom settings. 

Minor in English as a Second Language and Bilingual/Bicultural Education, K-12 (15 hours)

All of the following:

  • EDUC 201 Foundations for Teaching in a Multicultural Society field 3 hours
  • EDUC 430 Foundations of English as a Second Language (ESL) and Bilingual/Bicultural Education (BBE) field 3 hours
  • EDUC 432 Methods and Materials of English as a Second Language (ESL) and Bilingual/Bicultural Education (BBE) 3 hours

One of the following:

  • CSD 240 Phonetics 3 hours
  • ENLT 304 History of the English Language 3 hours

One of the following:

  • ANTH 141 Culture and Society 3 hours
  • ANTH 253 Survey I: Culture and Language 3 hours
  • COMM 350 Intercultural Communication 3 hours
  • ICS 201 Introduction to Intercultural Studies 3 hours

One of the following (if pursing ESL licensure along with Elementary or Secondary Education):

  • EDUC 477 Student Teaching in the Elementary/English as a Second Language Classroom (replaces EDUC 472) 12 hours
  • EDUC 478 Student Teaching in the Secondary/English as a Second Language Classroom (replaces EDUC 475) 12 hours