Description of the Program

This program is intended for individuals with at least a bachelor's degree who intend to become an ESOL teacher (P-12). The program leads to the completion of the graduate degree but also fulfills the requirements for an Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) Alternative-A Teaching Certificate in ESOL (P-12). 

Admission Requirements

  1. Unconditional admission to UAH and major department (if applicable)
  2. Undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or higher
  3. Passing score on required Praxis II Content Area Exam OR a degree in FOREIGN LANGUAGES or ENGLISH or LINGUISTICS (32 hours, 19 upper division) (other degrees will be reviewed by the Department)
  4. Program of Study (POS) on file in Education 

Program Requirements

ED 501INTRO TO EDUCATION0
ED 604CONTRIBUTION PSY TO EDUC3
ED 609CLASSROOM & BEHAVIOR MGMT3
ED 520COMPUTER BASED INSTRUCT'L TECH3
EDC 511INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES3
ED 575READING PRIMARY GRADES3
ED 672TCHG ELEM SOCIAL STUDIES3
ED 673TCHG NATURAL/HLTH SCIENCE3
ED 607EDU LEADER AS EVALUATOR3
ED 530APPLIED MULTICULTURALISM3
ED 593ED EXCEPT CHILD & YOUTH3
ESL 640INSTR & EVAL OF LANGUAGE USAGE3
ESL 500POLICY & PRACTICE IN EDUC LING3
ESL 520INSTR & ACADEMIC LANG CONT DOM3
ESL 510INTRO TO LANGUAGE SYSTEMS3
ED 696P-12 INTERNSHIP3-6
Students are required to complete 200 hours of field experiences throughout the program before their internship.
Total Semester Hours45-48