Official Certificate Program in TESOL

This non-degree program at the graduate level will provide teaching professionals with an opportunity for professional development. This also affords candidates who are interested in establishing a foundation in TESOL without going through a rigorous Masters program an opportunity to do so. This program does not grant State of Connecticut ESL Teaching Certification.

Certificate requirements

Required courses (12 credits):

LING 400Linguistic Analysis

3

LING 496TESOL Methods

3

LING 497Second Language Acquisition

3

LING 596Advanced TESOL Methods

3

Total Credit Hours:12

Students must choose TWO electives from the following:

LING 512Modern Syntax

3

LING 513Modern Phonology

3

LING 515An Introduction to Sociolinguistics

3

LING 533Second Language Composition

3

LING 535Second Language Testing

3

LING 537/LING 437Advanced Issues in Multilingualism

3

LING 598Research in TESOL & Applied Linguistics

3

RDG 581Language Arts Instruction for the English Learner

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Total Credit Hours: 18