Secondary, M.A. – Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL)

Core Courses (15 hours)

  • EDF 621 Educational Research and Writing or EDF 625 Qualitative Research in Education (3 hrs.)
  • EDF 616 Advanced Studies in Human Development (3 hrs.)
  • *CIEC 534 Applications Software in the Classroom Curriculum Area or CIEC 600 Instructional Design and Technology or CIEC 635 Using the Internet in the Classroom (3 hrs.)
  • CI 623 Instructional Models and Assessment Techniques or CI 624 Advanced Instructional Strategies or advisor approved methods course (3 hrs.)
  • EDF 612 Educational Evaluation or CI 609 Curriculum in the Modern Elementary School or CI 501 Middle Childhood Curriculum (3 hrs.)

Area of Emphasis Courses (18 hours)

  • *CISL 550 Second Language Acquisition (3 hrs.)
  • *CISL 551 Linguistics for ESL (3 hrs.)
  • *CISL 552 Intercultural Communication (3 hrs.)
  • *CISL 653 Methods and Materials for ESL: Language Development (3 hrs.)
  • *CISL 654 Methods and Materials for ESL: Literacy Acquisition (3 hrs.)
  • *CISL 655 Practicum for Teaching ESL (3 hrs.)

Capstone Coruses (6 hours)

  • CI 690 Capstone Experience (3 hrs.)
  • advisor approved elective (3 hrs.)

*Candidates pursuing the added endorsement must complete: CIEC 534 or CIEC 600 or CIEC 635, CISL 550, CISL 551, CISL 552, CISL 653, CISL 654, and CISL 655