Minor Requirements

Requirements to Minor in ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages)

Total of 18 Credit Hours plus 50 hours of practicum experience

Required Courses (12 Hours)

  • EDU 235 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment I 
  • CMC 206 Cross-Cultural Communication
  • CMC 308 Linguistics for Second Language Acquisition 
  • EDU 382 and EDU 382 OPE Methods of Instruction and Assessment for ESOL – Note: only education majors will be placed in school settings to meet the OPE requirement. 

Elective Courses (6 Hours)

Choose from a list of other courses including education, communication, literature, geography, theology, psychology, or social work.

50 Hours of Practicum Experience

25 hours will be met through observation participation experience as part of EDU 382. The other 25 hours could be met through taking another observation participation experience course or as a stand-alone practicum arranged through the English Language Institute.