Auburn Bulletin 2023-2024

English for Speakers of Other Languages — MEd

(Certification, Online Option Available)

Class A Program Checklist for Teaching Field
Teaching Field: 18 hours
At least 1/3 of the program shall be teaching field courses.
CTES 7420Applied Linguistics in Second Language Acquisition3
CTES 7430Teaching ESL Listening and Speaking3
CTES 7440Teaching ESL Reading and Writing3
CTES 7470Issues in English for Speakers of Other Languages Education (ESOL) 13
CTES 7480Assessment in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)3
CTES 7490Methods in ESL Grammar3
Survey of Special Education/Diversity Course:
See RSED 6000 in Additional Courses AND CTES 7470 in Teaching Field 1
Additional Courses: 6 hours
Required: 3 hours of FOUN coursework
FOUN 7000Cultural Foundations of Education3
or FOUN 7020 Sociocultural and Sociopolitical Foundations of 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 2
Internship: 6 hours
CTES 7920Clinical Residency6
Total Hours30

RSED 6000 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 CTES 7470 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.