English as a Second Language (ESL)
The English as a Second Language (ESL) K-12 Education MAT program in the Department of Curriculum, Instruction & Counselor Education prepares candidates to teach English as a Second Language in grades K-12. The program includes several methods courses, clinical work related to working with English Language Learners (ELLs), and an apprenticeship with an ESL specialist. Successful completion of the program, including the PRAXIS II for ESL, results in a North Carolina ESL licensure in grades K-12.
Speciality Courses (18 hours):
ENG 524 Introduction to Linguistics
ENG 525 Variety in Language
EDP 504 Advanced Educational Psychology
FL 425 Methods and Materials for Teaching ESL
ENG 533 Bilingualism
ECI 541 Reading in the Content Areas
For further information about the MAT in ESL, please contact Dr. Timothy Goodale at email@example.com.