Graduate Certifications and Specializations

Bilingual/ESL Education Minor

Lead the future with a minor in bilingual/ESL education. Classes will allow you to explore contemporary theories and best practices for bi/multilingual students in a variety of language programs spanning the bilingual/ESL spectrum.

Spanish/English bilingual students will complete some assignments in Spanish, while others will complete their assignments in English. So you don’t need to be bilingual to earn this minor to serve one of the fastest growing student populations.

To earn the minor, take a minimum of 12 hours from the following courses taught by our dynamic faculty:

BLED 501 Theoretical Foundations of Bilingual/ESL Education

BLED 502 Social and Academic Lang. Development for Bilingual Learners

BLED 503 Bilingual Content Instruction

BLED 504 Technology Tools for Teaching ELLs

BLED 505 Project Based Learning for ELLs

BLED 508 Teaching Multilingual Literature

BLED 510 Dual Language Assessment