English Language Learners (PreK-6)
The graduate program in English Language Learners prepares candidates to serve linguistically and culturally diverse students in PreK-6 classrooms. Both the master’s degree and initial license are obtained through the 36-credit program, including a practicum experience in an ELL classroom setting.
Required for Initial License and completion of Master’s degree (36 credits)
|ED 546G||Foundations for ELL Education||2|
|ED 547G||Understanding the English Language Learner: Cultural and Social Perspectives||2|
|ED 548G||Language and Linguistics||2|
|ED 505G||Foundations of Special Education||2|
|ED 553G||Assessment of English Language Learners: Equity in Formative and Standardized Assessment Practices & Placement||4|
|ED 554G||Teaching Language Proficiencies to English Language Learners||2|
|ED 555G||Teaching Reading and Writing Skills to English Language Learners||4|
|ED 556G||Teaching Content to English Language Learners||2|
|ED 557G||The Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Student with Special Needs||2|
|ED 558G||Literature in the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classroom||4|
|ED 559G||Current Issues and Trends in ELL||4|
|ED 572G||Child Development and Language Acquisition: Theories, Issues, Practices and Research||2|
|ED 574G||The Successful & Positive Classroom: Organization, Management & Accountability||2|
Practicum and Teaching Seminar for English Language Learners (PreK-6); 300 hours
Students must receive permission prior to enrolling in a practicum.
Students must pass all MTEL exams appropriate for the ELL Licensure to enroll in the Practicum course ED 560G.
Course work and program options are subject to change.