TESOL Minor

The minor in TESOL provides students with a practical foundation in the skills needed to teach English to speakers of other languages.  The minor is ideal for majors in Education, English, World Languages, Psychological Science, and virtually any other major.  The practical teaching skills developed in this minor can be used almost anywhere in the world.

Requirements (18 credits)

Required Courses (12 credits):

LING 400Linguistic Analysis

3

LING 496TESOL Methods

3

LING 497Second Language Acquisition

3

LING 435/LING 535Second Language Testing

3

Students must choose TWO electives from the following:

LING 200Introduction to Linguistics

3

LING 230The Study of Language

3

LING 300Language Acquisition

3

LING 415/LING 515Language Policy and Planning

3

LING 430/LING 530Topics in Applied Linguistics

3

LING 431The History of the English Language

3

LING 437/LING 537Introduction to Multilingualism

3

LING 438Content-Based Second Language Instruction

3

LING 450Internship in Applied Linguistics

3

Total Credit Hours: 18