ESL Supplemental Teacher Cert
Purpose of Program
ESL Supplemental Teacher Certification may be completed by any teacher certification student. Courses in this sequence will provide the necessary coursework addressing the TExES ESL Supplemental examination. Eighteen (18) semester credit hours are required for the ESL Supplemental Teacher Certification, however, 6 of these hours are already included in other teacher certification programs. Students pursuing EC–6 and grades 4–8 teacher certification may complete the ESL Supplemental Teacher Certification with only 12 additional hours of coursework.
BBL 3023 Mexican American Culture
BBL 3403 Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in a Pluralistic Society (required for EC–6 and grades 4–8 teacher certification programs)
ESL 3003 Language and Schooling
ESL 3023 Second Language Teaching and Learning in EC–6 (required for EC–6 teacher certification programs)
ESL 3063 Second Language Acquisition in Early Adolescence (required for grades 4–8 teacher certification programs)
ESL 3033 Foundations of English as a Second Language
ESL 3053 Literacy in a Second Language
ESL 4003 Approaches to Second Language Teaching
Students who complete the program, graduate from the university, and obtain their teacher certification will be able to pursue a career as an English as a Second Language (ESL) educator at the EC-6, 4-8, and 8-12 levels.
How much will you make? Will there be jobs when you graduate? How much will you owe after graduation?
All applicants must meet UTSA admission requirements and be in good standing with last institution attended (previous college experience). In addition, applicants must meet/fulfill the following departmental requirements or submissions:
Requirements for Admission to The University of Texas at San Antonio:
Undergraduate Financial Assistance
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