Certificate of Preparation in ESL Teaching (ESL Program Specialist Certificate)

College of Arts and Humanities
Pre-Certification Area
Admission into the WCU ESL Program Specialist Certificate requires prior and valid Pennsylvania Instructional I or II Certification in a different academic area. Completion of the program thus allows instructors to add teaching ESL in Pennsylvania public schools to their teaching load.
Required Courses 1
LIN 501Introduction to Linguistics3
LAN 504Techniques of Teaching English as a Second Language 23
ENG 575Structure of Modern English3
ENG/LAN 569Teaching English Language Learners (ELLs) PK-12 23
LIN 540Sociolinguistics3
ENG 576Curriculum and Materials for TESL (Advanced) 23
Total Minimum Credits Required18