2024-2025 Academic Catalog

ESL Endorsement

Course Requirements

EDUC-4027Assessment of Language Minority Students (spring)3
EDUC-2050Teaching in Diverse Classrooms (fall, spring)3
EDUC-2700Linguistics and Language Development for Diverse Learners (fall)3
EDUC-2300Theoretical Foundations of Teaching ESL Students (spring)3
EDUC-4620Teaching ESL (spring)3
EDUC-4630Methods and Materials for Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students3
Total Hours18

May be added to Elementary, Middle Grades, Secondary, Special Education and PK-12 Licensure.

Illinois State Board of Education Requirements for the English as a Second Language (ESL) Endorsement

  • 18 semester hours with a coursework distribution
  • 100 clock hours (or 3 months teaching experience) in an ESL setting