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COEHD  Degree Information Sheet

Minor in English as a Second Language

Bicultural-Bilingual Studies  |   Undergraduate Minor

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Purpose of Program

The Minor in English as a Second Language (ESL) program is designed to prepare students for careers in the field of English language teaching.

Program Options

All students pursuing a Minor in English as a Second Language must complete 18 semester credit hours.
A. Courses in English as a second language
ESL 3003 Language and Schooling
ESL 3033 Foundations of English as a Second Language
ESL 3053 Literacy in a Second Language
Select one of the following:
BBL 3013 Language Analysis and Bilingualism
BBL 3133 Language Development in Bilinguals
ESL 3023 Second Language Teaching and Learning in EC–6
ESL 3063 Second Language Acquisition in Early Adolescence
ESL 4013 Principles of First and Second Language Acquisition


B. Culture and society
Select one of the following:
BBL 2033 Multiculturalism in the Southwest
BBL 3023 Mexican American Culture
BBL 3033 Mexican Americans in the Southwest


C. Language minority education
Select one of the following:
BBL 3053 Foundations of Bilingual Studies
BBL 4033 Assessment, Learning, and Motivation in Bicultural-Bilingual Classrooms
BBL 4953 Special Studies in Bilingual and Bicultural Studies


To declare a Minor in English as a Second Language, obtain advice, or seek approval of substitutions for course requirements, students should consult their academic advisor.




Career Opportunities

Students who complete the program, graduate from the university, and obtain teacher certification are prepared to become English as a second language (ESL) educators at the EC-6, 4-8, and 8-12 grade levels.

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Admission Requirements



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:

http://www.utsa.edu/admissions/undergrad/requirements/2013-requirements.html


Undergraduate Catalog:

http://catalog.utsa.edu/undergraduate/




UTSA ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
Freshmen | Freshmen (International) | Transfers | Transfer (International) | Re-Admission | Non-Degree Seeking


UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATES/CERTIFICATION//DECLARING A MINOR:
For assistance with Admission with these programs, or for further information, students should consult with the Department, COEHD Advising, and the Certification Center before proceeding.



How to Apply


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