The coursework for this minor provides extended preparation for teaching English learners, including practicum experience, for a total of 24 semester credits. For education majors, completion of this minor fulfills requirements for the English as a New Language (ENL) endorsement from the South Dakota Department of Education. This endorsement may be added to any education certification (Elementary, K-12 or Secondary).

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Complete the following courses.

  • - English Learner Foundations (3 s.h.)
  • - Human Relations (3 s.h.)
  • - Language Development (3 s.h.)
  • - Content Literacy for EL and Struggling Readers (3 s.h.)
  • - Developmental & Educational Psychology (3 s.h.)
  • - Content Practicum for EL and Struggling Readers (3 s.h.)
  • - Advanced Grammar (3 s.h.)


The following course is suggested, not required.

  • - Language and Society (3 s.h.)

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