Aug 17, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog

Bilingual/ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Certificate


Mission

Prepares teachers and other education professionals to develop students’ competencies in bilingualism, biliteracy and multiculturalism. Builds expertise for effective instruction and services for children and families in bilingual settings.\

Learning Outcomes

  1. Prepare teachers and other education professionals who have advanced language proficiency necessary to deliver instruction bilingually, in English and a modern language of emphasis.
  2. Prepare teachers and other education professionals who understand how first and second languages are acquired and developed, and apply research-based teaching and assessment practices that address the needs of emerging bilingual students in a variety of school settings.
  3. Prepare teachers and other education professionals who foster a climate that is inclusive of all diversity, understand the influence of culture on students’ learning process and academic achievement, are knowledgeable about policies related to the education of emerging bilingual students, and collaborate with colleagues, administrators and families to meet learners’ needs.

Modern Language Credits: 8


  • A minimum of 8 credits of upper division Modern Language courses (e.g., 300-level and above coursework in Spanish, German, French, ASL)

Total Credits: 29


Note:


  • All students must meet with an ESOL advisor to complete a program plan.
  • Students seeking the ESOL Endorsement (added to an Oregon educator license) must obtain a passing score on the required ESOL test.
  • Students seeking the Bilingual Specialization (added to an Oregon educator license) must obtain a passing score on the required language test.
  • *Students seeking an ESOL Endorsement take ED 409 Practicum. Non-licensure students take ED 407 Seminar.