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English as a Second Language

Degree Requirements
39 credits

Many courses require field experience. See course descriptions for details.

(ED 502 and ED 503 are required as the first courses in this program, as they provide the foundation for all other courses.)
  • ED 502 Foundations of Education
  • ED 503 Curriculum: Theory and Practice
  • ED 508 Special Education and the Exceptional Learner
  • ED 522 Reading, Language Development, and Remedial Strategies
  • ED 543 Fundamentals of Language Arts or EN 550 General Linguistics
  • ED 552 Effective Classroom Management*
  • ED 553 Teaching English as a Second Language
  • ED 554 Computers and Technology in the Classroom
  • ED 563 ESL/ESP: Curricula, Materials, and Tests
  • ED 565 Cross-cultural Education and the Language Arts or ED 526 Cross-cultural/International Curricula
  • ED 570D Student Teaching: ESOL Students*
  • Three (3) credits in applied linguistics: EN 552 Applied Phonology, EN 554 Applied Grammar: Syntactic Structures, EN 558 History of the English Language, ED 561 Teaching Language Pragmatics 
*ED 552 and ED 570D must be taken at the same time.