The program of studies for the Second Language/Elementary Education Major is designed for students who wish to teach in English as a second language (ESL) or Languages Other Than English (LOTE), Chamorro, or bilingual programs at the elementary level. A minimum total of 124 credit hours is required. Students completing this program will meet Elementary (K - 5th) certification requirements.
Note that the language courses to acquire proficiency in a language other than English are not part of the program, but should be part of the General Education offerings selected by the student. During student teaching, the student is required to demonstrate teaching competence in two languages.
General Education Requirements (55 credit hours): Each student must fulfill the General Education requirement s as listed in the Academic Rules and Regulations section of this catalog. PY101, ED265 or HI211 is recommended and fulfills certain General Education Requirements. For those wishing to work in Chamorro or Chamorro/English bilingual programs, CM101 and C M102 are required.
Professional Education Requirements (39 credit hours): ED110, 192, 201 or PY201, ED300, ED350, ED353, ED354, ED355, ED356, ED357, ED489, plus ED351or ED486.
Specialization Requirements (33 - 39 credit hours): ED280, ED385A, ED385B, ED3 85C, ED480, ED481. LN300, LN385, LN400, ED492 for 12 credit hours (at least 6 credit hours in an ESL, Chamorro or bilingual/bicultural classroom). ED385a - b is required for Chamorro, Chamorro/bilingual and other second language teachers. LN385 is required for ESL, other second language and bilingual teachers.
Electives (0 - 8 credit hours): Consult an advisor.
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