About this Program

Certificates must contain at least nine credits of coursework that are unique to that program out of all other certificates and minors.

The certificate is open to students in any undergraduate program.

The teaching English as a second language (TESL) certificate is designed for students who want to teach English as a second language to adults, overseas or in the US.

Students may earn either the TESL certificate or minor but not both.

Required Courses

LIN 3010Introduction to Linguistics 13
LIN 3680Modern English Structure3
LIN 4721Second Language Acquisition 13
TSL 3360Introduction to Teaching English as a Second Language3
TSL 3378Pronunciation for Teaching English as a Second Language3
TSL 4940Teaching English as a Second Language Internship 23
Total Credits18

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