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English as a New Language Endorsement

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Students who have completed a teacher preparation program that includes initial licensure can add this endorsement by taking a PRAXIS exam or by completing coursework. Depending on your major program preparation, you may need an additional pedagogy PRAXIS exam. Please visit the SD Department of Education website for guidance on which PRAXIS exam(s) to take and the minimum cut score(s) required. Students who complete the English as a New Language minor program at Northern State University will meet the requirements for certification recommendation. Minor coursework offered at NSU to meet the requirements for this endorsement is listed below.

Elementary English as a New Language Endorsement

Secondary English as a New Language Endorsement


LING 403  -  Introduction to Linguistics 3 credits  

EDFN 446 - Curriculum and Instruction for New Language Acquisition 3 credits  

LING 435  -  Second Language Development 3 credits  

EDER 415  -  Educational Assessment 2 credits  

EDFN 445 - Methods of Teaching English and Academic Content to English Learners 3 credits  

EDFN 468 - Literacy in the Content Area for English Learners 2 credits  

EPSY 428 - Child and Adolescent Development 3 credits  

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