English for Speakers of Other Languages - MEd

English for Speakers of Other Languages - MEd

English for Speakers of Other Languages - MEd (Certification, Online Option Available)

Class A Program Checklist for Teaching Field
Teaching Field: 21 hours
Required: 15 hours
ENGL 6840Approaches to English Grammar3
or CTSE 6010/6016 Language Study for Teachers
CTES 7420/7426Applied Linguistics in Second Language Acquisition3
CTES 7460/7466Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages in P-123
CTES 7470/7476Issues in English for Speakers of Other Languages Education (ESOL) 13
CTES 7480/7486Assessment in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)3
Select 6 hours of advisor-approved 6000-7000 level courses in the teaching field (i.e., English, ESOL, English language arts, language, or reading)6
Survey of Special Education/Diversity Course: 3 hours
See RSED 6000/6 in Additional Courses AND CTES 7470/6 in Teaching Field 1
Additional Courses: 6 hours
Required: 3 hours of FOUN coursework
FOUN 7000/7006Cultural Foundations of Education3
or FOUN 7020/7026 Social and Cultural Diversity in American Education
or other advisor-approved 6000 level or above FOUN course
Select 3 hours from the following advisor-approved courses:3
Advanced Survey of Exceptionality 1
Other advisor-approved supporting courses 6000 level and above above 2
Internship: 3 hours
CTES 7920/7926Clinical Residency3
Total Hours30

RSED 6000/6 Advanced Survey of Exceptionality must be completed if survey of special education course was not completed for prior level certification. If a survey of special education course was completed for prior level certification, the state diversity course requirement is fulfilled with CTSE 7470/6 Issues in ESOL Education.


Supporting courses must be applicable to the area of certification (e.g., research, assessment/evaluation, classroom management, pedagogy, human behavior/development, foundations, technology, teaching field).

In addition to the Graduate School requirement of a cumulative 3.0 GPA on all AU courses carrying graduate credit, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 is required on all courses used to meet program requirements.   

Coursework used to meet Class B certification requirements may not be used to meet requirements for Class A certification.

All substitutions for required courses must be approved using the Course Substitution Form, including transfer work.