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.
|LINGUIS/MALLT 708||Proseminar in Linguistics||3|
|LINGUIS 410||Literacy, Grammar, and Methodologies in ESL Education||3|
|LINGUIS 720||Introduction to Second Language Acquisition||3|
|LINGUIS/ENGLISH 565||Introduction to Adult/University Level TESOL||3|
|LINGUIS 430||Language and Society||3|
|or ANTHRO 570||Issues in Bilingualism|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Applied Educational Linguistics|
|Language, Power, and Identity|
|First Language Acquisition|
|Introduction to Phonology|
|Introduction to Syntax|
|Language in its Various Forms:|
|Historical and Comparative Linguistics|
|Oral Language, Cognition, and Literacy|
|Seminar in Linguistics: (Subtitle)|
|LINGUIS 789||Practicum in Teaching ESL to Adult Learners||3|
No more than 6 credits may be taken at an institution other than UWM. These courses are subject to Graduate School transfer policy and must be approved by the director of the certificate program. Students who have completed any of the required courses for undergraduate credit must substitute other courses at the graduate level, selected in consultation with the certificate program coordinator to fulfill the credit requirements.