Only students completing teaching programs may enroll in this minor.
Preparation to teach English to children and youth of other languages which involves multidisciplinary course work in a number of areas, including language acquisition; teaching methods and materials; educational programs; and family, school, and community partnerships.
The TESOL K–12 minor focuses on teaching students of limited English proficiency who are in the public schools of the United States.
The TESOL K–12 minor meets the requirements, as approved by the Utah State Board of Education, leading to the Utah State ESL endorsement. Earning this endorsement will enhance the career possibilities of teachers holding an elementary or secondary state teaching license.