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Bilingual Education/Teaching English as a Second Language (Minor)

Additional Links & Information: Bilingual Ed Matrix . Approval Form . CWU Catalog Description . Program Minutes

This minor satisfies the endorsements for bilingual education and English as a second language. This minor serves the goals and requirements of students wishing to teach in classrooms characterized by cultural and linguistic diversity. The bilingual/TESL minor leads to K-12 endorsements in bilingual education and English as a second language. Note the foreign language requirement below.

Required Courses


  • TESL minor advisor approved Foreign Language electives - Credits: (6)
  • EDBL 312 - Foundations in Bilingual Education Credits: (3)
  • EDBL 318 - Culture and Curriculum Credits: (3)
  • EDBL 430 - Sheltering Instruction for Linguistically Diverse Students Credits: (3)
  • EDBL 435 - Bilingual Education in the Content Areas Credits: (3)
  • EDBL 438 - Teaching English as a Second Language Credits: (3)
  • EDBL 439 - Testing English as a Second Language Credits: (2)
  • EDBL 440 - Reading English as a Second Language Credits: (3)
  • EDBL 492 - Practicum Credits: (1-15)
  • Credits: (3)

Select Either


  • ANTH 381 - Language in Culture Credits: (4)
  • OR
  • EDBL 433 - Educational Linguistics Credits: (3)

Total Credits: 29 to 30

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