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Minor in English as a Second Language

All students pursuing a Minor in English as a Second Language must complete 18 semester credit hours.

  1. 12 semester credit hours of courses in English as a second language:

    ESL  3003  Language and Schooling
    ESL  3033  Foundations of English as a Second Language
    ESL  3053  Literacy in a Second Language

    And one of the following:

    BBL  3013  Language Analysis and Bilingualism
    BBL  3133  Language Development in Bilinguals
    ESL  3023  Second Language Teaching and Learning in EC–6
    ESL  3063  Second Language Acquisition in Early Adolescence
    ESL  4013  Principles of First and Second Language Acquisition

  2. 3 semester credit hours of courses on culture and society selected from the following:

    BBL  2033  Cultures of the Southwest
    BBL  3023  Mexican American Culture
    BBL  3033  Mexican Americans in the Southwest

  3. 3 semester credit hours of courses on language minority education selected from the following:

    BBL  3053  Foundations of Bilingual Studies
    BBL  4033  Assessment, Learning, and Motivation in Bicultural-Bilingual Classrooms
    BBL  4953  Special Studies in Bilingual and Bicultural Studies

To declare a Minor in English as a Second Language, obtain advice, or seek approval of substitutions for course requirements, students should consult an academic advisor in the College of Education and Human Development Advising and Certification Center.