Certificate of Completion in ESL Endorsement

Certificate Information

Academic Plan

CCL ESL Endorsement

Academic Plan Code




MCCCD Program Detail


Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Education


Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program. ++ indicates any suffixed courses.

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in ESL Endorsement prepares certified teachers to earn the English as a Second Language Endorsement in Arizona. The program emphasizes the philosophical, cultural, and linguistic processes involved in teaching English language learners. Students develop knowledge and skills required of teachers working with English language learners through a combination of courses in methodology and practicum experience in an ESL classroom. This program includes all coursework required for those with valid Arizona teaching certificates to qualify for SEI and ESL endorsement in Arizona.

Program Prerequisites


Required Courses Credits: 27

EDU220Introduction to Serving English Language Learners (ELL) (3) OR
EPD220Introduction to Serving English Language Learners for Certified Teachers (3)3
EDU230Cultural Diversity in Education3
EDU233Structured English Immersion, English as a Second Language, and Bilingual Teaching Methods (3) OR
EPD233Structured English Immersion and English as a Second Language Teaching Methods for Teachers (3)3
EPD244Reading and Writing in SEI/ESL/Bilingual Settings3
EPD246Teaching and Assessment of English Language Learners (ELL)3
EPD247Practicum for English as a Second Language (ESL)/Bilingual Teachers3
ENG213Introduction to the Study of Language (3) OR
SLC201Introduction to Linguistics (3)3
Choose 6 credits from the following Foreign Language courses:
ARB+++ any ARB/Arabic course
FRE+++ any FRE/French course
GER+++ any GER/German course
ITA+++ any ITA/Italian course
JPN+++ any JPN/Japanese course
SPA+++ any SPA/Spanish course
SLG+++ any SLG/Sign Language course

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Major: 5126
First Term: 2016 Spring
Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 27
CIPS code: 13.1401
SOC codes: 25-2012, 25-2021, 25-2022, 25-2031, 25-3011
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: - MC
Occupational Area: Education and Training
Instructional Council: Education (56)
GPA: 2.0