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ESOL Alternative Class A Option

The Alternative Class A Option is designed for candidates who hold a baccalaureate degree in any field.

Prerequisites

1.  ED 401, ED 382, ED 480W

2.  Bachelor's degree in any field

3.  Appropriate score(s) on MAT, GRE, or Praxis

4. Baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.50 GPA (unrounded) in any
    field.

5. Undergraduate major in a related field (English/Language Arts or
    Foreign Language) or passing score on ESOL Praxis.

Both the Traditional Class A and the Alternative Class A Options lead to P-12 certification in ESOL.

Coursework

(minimum 40 hour program)

1. ED 000, ED 601, ED 603, ED 605, ED 634, ED 655, ED 578,
    ED 581, ED 584 .................................................................... 15

2. EEX 605 (if requirement not previously met at undergraduate level) .........  0-3

3. EN 641 English Linguistics ........................................................ 3
    ED 515 Adv ESOL Methods ...................................................... 0-3
    ED 608 Advanced Topics in ESOL .............................................. 3
    ED 610 Multicult.& Diversity Issues of Teach Eng Lang Learners ...... 3
    EN 541 Hist of the Eng Lang ....................................................  0-3
    EN 542 Surv of Grammar .......................................................... 0-3
    ED 621 Practicum in ESOL (in P-12 ELL setting) ........................... 3

Click here for a printable version of the ESOL Alternative A checksheet.