Note: State rules mandate that no course with a grade lower than C can be used towards licensure, endorsement, or approvals. This means courses with a C- or lower and CR/NC courses cannot be used.
Sequence: The courses for the Bilingual or ESL Endorsement (CI courses listed above) must be taken in the order listed (CI 433 first, CI 517 last)
Master's Degree Note: All Master of Education students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours at the 500 course-level.
Clinical Experience Requirement: In addition to the coursework the State requires 100 clock hours or 3 months of teaching experience in a bilingual classroom. For additional State requirements please see the Council on Teacher Education's website.
Exam requirement: For the Bilingual endorsement only, successful completion of a Language Proficiency Test for an Education License with Stipulations Endorsed as Transitional Bilingual in the non-English language to be taught is required.
For students already holding a Professional Educator License (PEL): Upon completion of the program, contact Brenda Clevenger Evans from the Council on Teacher Education to have the endorsement added to the PEL.