Students develop the content area knowledge and the pedagogical background necessary to teach English as a Second Language in grades K-12 in New York state. For additional information, visit the Modern Languages Department.
Public school ESL teacher
ESL instructor in the private sector or overseas
Degree Requirements listed here apply to the following major.
Liberal Arts Requirements: 90 credit hours
A. Required ESL courses: Content Core (30 cr. hr.)
Requirements for student teaching: 2.5 grade point average overall; 2.5 grade point average in required professional course work; 2.7 grade point average in major course work; completion of all content core course work; grade of B or better in FL Methods block; passing score on LAST. Grade point averages are figured with all major and/or professional courses taken to date, even if not required prior to student teaching.