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Education at Aquinas College

English as a Second Language Endorsement

English as a Second Language (NS)
ESL Endorsement (Undergraduate) 
Certification/Endorsement Code: NS 
Michigan Subject Areas Test Code: 86
Programs: K-12 – Minor, Endorsement
AQ Program Contact Person: Dr. Briana Asmus
 
This endorsement is also available at the graduate level for certified teachers either alone or as part of the M.A.T. degree program. See the M.A.T. ESL endorsement page for more information.
 
ESL Minor Required Courses (24 credit hours)
 
EN 322 Emergent Literacy; Prereqs: EN 201; Field Component: 20 hours (3 credit hours)
EN 443 Literacy for Diverse Learners; Prereq: EN 442 for elementary candidates/EN 454 for secondary candidates; Field component: 30 hours (3 credit hours)
EN 457 Teaching English as a Second Language: Prereq: EN 201; Field Component: 15 hrs. minimum (3 credit hours)
EN 458 Advanced Methods & Materials of Teaching ESL; Prereq: EN 457; Field Component: 15 hrs. minimum (3 credit hours)
EN 471 Theory and Methods of Bilingual Education & Bilingualism: Prereq: EN 457; Field Component: 15 hrs. minimum (3 credit hours)
EN 459 Assessment & Evaluation of ESL; Prereq: EN 457; Field Component: 15 hrs. minimum (3 credit hours)
EN 476 Second Language Acquisition; Prereq: EN 457; Field Component: 15 to 25 hours (3 credit hours)
EN 494 Practicum in Teaching ESL; Prereq: All ESL courses; Field Component: 160 hours (3 credit hours)