English as a Second Language Supplemental Certificate

English as Second Language (ESL) is designed for students who intend to teach learners for whom English is a second or other language. The ESL supplemental certificate may be added to a valid Texas teacher certificate, special education certificate or a vocational education certificate.

The coursework consists of 12 semester hours:

EDUC 50503

Developing Communication Competencies of Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Students **

SE 50223

Practicum in Reading and ESL **

EDUC 50513

Curriculum and Instruction in the Second Language Learning Classroom

EDUC 50003

Diversity in American Education

In addition to the above coursework, students are required to successfully complete a student teaching experience in an approved ESL classroom. One year of successful classroom teaching experience in an approved ESL or bilingual education program may be substituted for student teaching.

** Concurrent enrollment

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