Minor Requirements — Bilingual/ESL Education

These requirements will apply to students enrolling at AU in the 2017-2018 academic year. Current students can find the requirements that apply to them by consulting the relevant academic catalog.

Please declare Bilingual/ESL as your minor with your academic advisor.

Required courses:
EDU3110 Foundations for Language Minority Education (2)*
EDU3120 Methods and Materials for Teaching ESL (4)*
EDU3140 Assessment of Bilingual Students (4)*
EDU3170 Methods and Materials for Teaching ELLs in Bilingual Program (4)*                                                                                        

One of the following courses:
EDU3130 Cross Cultural Studies for Teaching ELLs(2)*
EDU3510/SPED 3510 Cross Cultural Studies for Teaching ELLs/Diversity Studies for Teaching ELLs and Students with Disabilities (4)*

One of the following courses:
EDU3150 Linguistics for Teaching English Language Learners (4)*
EDU3610 Linguistics for ELLs/SPED3610 Oral Language Development for Special Education and ELLs (4)*

Depending on your major, you could complete the Bilingual/ESL Minor in 20-22 semester hours.

*Course also requires 20 hours of experience with ESL.

The endorsement requires a valid Illinois Professional Educator License.