English as a Second Language (Bridge Graduate Certificate)
The Bridge Graduate Certificate in English as a Second Language leads to an endorsement to the Michigan teaching certificate in English as a Second Language. Students must demonstrated English language fluency and foreign language learning experience to be eligible for the endorsement. Students who meet these requirements, complete the Bridge Certificate Program and the appropriate Michigan Test for Teacher Certification subject area examination will earn the endorsement.
As a bridge program this Graduate Certificate allows students to apply all of their coursework for the Certificate to the Master of Education degree with a major in Bilingual-Bicultural Education and a concentration in English as a Second Language if they decide to pursue that degree after completing the Certificate.
The Bridge Certificate in English as a Second Language requires a minimum of twenty-one credits as listed below. All course work must be completed in accordance with the academic procedures of the College of Education and the Graduate School's regulations governing graduate scholarship and degrees.
|BBE 6600||Internship in Bilingual/Bicultural Teaching||2-12|
|BBE 6850||Applied Linguistics: Issues in Bilingual Education||3|
|or LIN/ENG 5730||English Grammar|
|LED 6510||Second Language Acquisition and the Teaching of Grammar||3|
|or LIN/ENG 5750||Theories of Second Language Acquisition|
|LED 6520||Teaching English as a Second Language/Foreign Language: Methods I||3|
|LED 6555||Integration of Language and Content in Language Teaching||3|
|LED 6565||Assessment in Language Teaching||3|
|LED 6580||Culture as the Basis for Language Teaching||3|
|or LIN/ENG 5770||Sociolinguistics|
|RLL 6700||Second Language Literacy Development: K-12||3|