Graduate Certificate Requirements

Listed below are the requirements for the TESOL Graduate Certificate.

Credits and Courses

Students are required to complete the six courses (18 credits) plus teaching internship (3 credits) outlined below.

Required
LINGUIS/MALLT 708Proseminar in Linguistics3
LINGUIS 410Literacy, Grammar, and Methodologies in ESL Education3
LINGUIS 720Introduction to Second Language Acquisition3
LINGUIS/ENGLISH 565Introduction to Adult/University Level TESOL3
LINGUIS 430Language and Society3
or ANTHRO 570 Issues in Bilingualism
Electives
Select one of the following:3
ENGLISH 404
Language, Power, and Identity
LINGUIS 715
First Language Acquisition
LINGUIS 761
Introduction to Phonology
LINGUIS 764
Introduction to Syntax
LINGUIS 768
Language in its Various Forms:
LINGUIS 770
Historical and Comparative Linguistics
LINGUIS 861
Advanced Phonology
LINGUIS 864
Advanced Syntax
LINGUIS/ED PSY 748
Oral Language, Cognition, and Literacy
LINGUIS/ENGLISH 806
Seminar in Linguistics: (Subtitle)
LINGUIS 789Practicum in Teaching ESL to Adult Learners3
Total Credits21