Teaching English as a Second Language Minor

This minor is offered by the Education Department under the Professional PEAK. It provides students who earn a teaching certificate with the option of adding an endorsement for teaching Second Language Learners (ESL). (20 credits)

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.