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English as a Second Language (ESL) Supplemental Teacher Certification


ESL Supplemental Teacher Certification may be completed by any teacher certification student. Courses in this sequence will provide the necessary coursework addressing the TExES ESL Supplemental examination. Eighteen (18) semester credit hours are required for the ESL Supplemental Teacher Certification, however, 6 of these hours are already included in other teacher certification programs. Students pursuing EC–6 and grades 4–8 teacher certification may complete the ESL Supplemental Teacher Certification with only 12 additional hours of coursework.

BBL  3023  Mexican American Culture
or
BBL  3403  Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in a Pluralistic Society (required for EC–6 and grades 4–8 teacher certification programs)

ESL  3003  Language and Schooling

ESL  3023  Second Language Teaching and Learning in EC–6 (required for EC–6 teacher certification programs)
or
ESL  3063  Second Language Acquisition in Early Adolescence (required for grades 4–8 teacher certification programs)

ESL  3033  Foundations of English as a Second Language
ESL  3053  Literacy in a Second Language
ESL  4003  Approaches to Second Language Teaching