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English as Second Language (ESL) minor

The English as Second Language (ESL) minor is designed for students interested in the knowledge, skills, methods, and strategies for working with urban English Language Learners in K-12 schools. In the future this program may prepare students for licensure.

Prerequisite Courses (6 credits)

Core Courses (20 credits)

Each EDU course listed below requires acceptance to the School of Urban Education or department approval in order to enroll.

Admission Requirements

Students who are admitted to the School of Urban Education do not have to apply for acceptance to the minor. Other students may apply for acceptance to the minor when meeting the following requirements:

  • Letter of application stating interest in the minor
  • GPA 2.5 or higher
  • 40 hours of experience with culturally and linguistically diverse urban youth
  • Two Recommendations








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