5 Year Bachelors to Masters - ESL & Bilingual Education
Senior Year (or before) (6 credits)
EDUC 301 Educational Psychology (3)
EDUC 310 Social, Philosophical, Cultural & Historical Foundations of American Education (3) +
Summer (6 credits)
CRIN 519 Methods in Teaching ESL, PreK-12 (3)
CRIN 522 Cross-Cultural & Cross-Linguistic Communication for Educators (3)
Fall (15 or 16 credits)
CRIN 520 Understanding Language: Second Language Acquisition, Theory, and Practice (3)
CRIN 523 Bilingual Education and Dual Language Programs (3)
CRIN 524 ESL and Bilingual Education Practicum (3)
CRIN S50 Introduction to the Characteristics of and Instructional Supports for Exceptional Students (3)
CRIN X51 Language Development and Reading Instruction for Exceptional Students (3)
CRIN X18 Field Experience Practicum in Special Education (1-3) (1 credit - Only for students that do not have an elementary placement)
Spring (14 credits)
CRIN 521 ESL Curriculum Design: Teaching ELLs in the U.S. (3)
CRIN 525 ESL Testing and Evaluation (3) +
CRIN 526 Internship in Supervised Teaching ESL/Bilingual Education (8)
Total Credit Hours: 41 or 42
+If exempted from this course for any reason, the student must notify the Office of Teacher Education and complete a state mandated training module that is linked to this course.
Additional Graduation Requirements
Students are required to achieve passing scores on assessments prescribed by the Virginia Board of Education, both for program completion and for licensure. Virginia’s mandated licensure assessments are graduation requirements.
CPR/AED/First Aid Training - Candidates seeking initial license in Virginia are required to complete training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, the use of an automated external defibrillator, and first aid. Training courses are available through national emergency care organizations such as the American Heart Association and the American Red Cross. CPR training must include “hands-on” training. Evidence of certification must be presented when applying to the VDOE for licensure.