PEAK Minors

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Teaching English as a Second Language Minor

20 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

EDU-430

Teaching in a Diverse Society

3

EDU-444/MFL-444

Second Language Acquisition Theory and Practice

3

EDU-445/MFL-445

Foreign Language, ESL and Bilingual Methods

3

EDU-446

Linguistics for Language Teachers

3

EDU-447

Theoretical Foundations for Bilingual Education and ESL

3

EDU

Field Experience in ESL Setting

1

SPA, FRE, GER or other MFL offering

Modern Foreign Language

4

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Oral and Written Communications
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Candidates will be able to describe the leading theories of language acquisition.
  • Candidates will demonstrate dispositions that are appropriate for someone with will work in K-12 schools.
  • Candidates will be able to describe the relationship among language, thought, and culture.

The completion of this minor will allow students earning a teaching certificate to add an endorsement for teaching Second Language Learners (ESL).