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M.A. in Teaching

English as a Second Language Specialization
Degree Requirements Credit Hours

Academic Specialization

Credit Hours - 15

ESLS 5301 Second Language Acquisition*

ESLS 5304 Methods in Teaching ESL*

ESLS 5306 Content Area Language Proficiency Skills*

ESLS 5308 Multicultural and the Multilingual Learning Environments*

ESLS 5310 Administration of ESL Programs

ESLS 5312 Practicum for State Certification* (S-L)

ESLS 5314 Practicum in ESL/EFL Settings** (S-L)

* Courses required for Texas ESL certification
** Courses required for DBU Advanced Certificate

Technology Area

Credit Hours - 3

EDUC 6312 Technology Integration in Curriculum

Professional Development

Credit Hours - 9

EDUC 6302 Research in Education (S-L)

EDUC 6304 Improvement of Instruction

EDUC 6308 The School and Multicultural Society

Resource Area

Credit Hours - 9

EDAD 6313 Supervision of Instruction

EDUC 6306 Curriculum Design and Evaluation

READ 5337 Pedagogy of Reading III (Literature and Visual Representation)


Credit Hours - 0

EDUC 6010 Defense of Degree

Total Credit Hours Required 36
Degree Requirements Credit Hours

Note: Refer to course descriptions for course prerequisites.

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

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