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English as a Second Language (K-12)

This specialization/endorsement is designed for the elementary education candidate interested in working as an ESL teacher in the K-12 school setting.  An additional semester of student teaching is required to add the English as a Second Language endorsement.


Required Courses:

Course No.

Course Name




SPED 4230 Lang Dev & Disorders 3    
TED 3690 Applied Reading & Writing in the Secondary Schools 3    
TED 4000 Methods of Teaching ESL 3    
TED 4610 Teaching Writing Throughout the Curric 3    
Select one of the following:
SPED 4550 Special Needs Students in Diverse Settings




ENGL 4710/SPCH 4530 Intercultural Comm




9 hours of college level foreign language beyond the first year.
Applies to both Elementary and Secondary Majors.
Student Teaching in an ESL Classroom is required for endorsement.