Curriculum and Courses

Major in Teacher of English as a Second Language (PreK-6)

All courses carry three credits, unless otherwise indicated. 

Initial License in English as a Second Language (PreK-6)

Major Requirements (54 credits)

EDU 100 Introduction to Schooling and Education

EDU 108 Writing for Educators

PSY 214 Children's Learning and Development 

EDU 319 Students with Special Needs

EDU 498 Developing Language & Literacy I

EDU 447 Bilingualism and Applied Linguistics

EDU 352 Issues in ESL/Bilingualism

EDU 499 Developing Language & Literacy II 

EDU 311 Writing Workshop

EDU 436 Social Studies Methods

EDU 385 Inquiry-based Science Methods   

EDU 304 Methods of Teaching Mathematics

EDU 355 Methods in Teaching ESL

EDU 316 Racial and Ethnic Groups OR SPA 412 Hispanic Cultures in the U.S.

EDU 360 Seminar in Professional Education

EDU 452A ESL PreK-6 Initial Practicum (9 cr.)

NOTE: In addition to the courses for E.S.L. listed above, intermediate college-level proficiency in a language other than English is required. At Elms College, this proficiency means completion of SPA 201-202 or its equivalent.

 

BA Degree - Major in Teacher of English as a Second Language (5-12)

All courses carry 3 credits unless otherwise indicated.

Initial License in Teacher of English as a Second Language (5-12)

(Major Requirements 45 credits)

EDU 100 Introduction to Schooling and Education

PSY 214 Children’s Learning and Development

EDU319 Students with Special Needs

EDU 352 Issues in ESL/Bilingualism

EDU 447 Bilingualism and Applied Linguistics

EDU 498 Developing Language & Literacy I

EDU 499 Developing Language & Literacy II

EDU 311 Writing Workshop

EDU 330 Secondary Curriculum

EDU 355 Methods in Teaching E.S.L.

SOC 316 Racial and Ethnic Groups or SPA 412 Hispanic Cultures in the U.S.

EDU 360 Seminar in Professional Education

EDU 453A Teacher of E.S.L. , Grades 5-12, Initial Practicum

NOTE: In addition to the courses for E.S.L. listed above, intermediate college-level proficiency in a language other than English is required. At Elms College, this proficiency means completion of SPA 201-202 or its equivalent.