The Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

This certificate provides training in the theory and practice of TESOL, with application to a wide variety of teaching circumstances.

Course Requirements for the Certificate: 21-22 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this certificate.

A GPA of 2.5 is required for all courses taken for the certificate.

4 courses required:

ENGL 371 Principles of Language 3.0 FS *
ENGL 372 Pedagogical Grammar 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ENGL 371.
ENGL 470 Theory and Practice of Second Language Acquisition 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ENGL 371.
ENGL 478 Linguistic Approaches to Reading 3.0 SP
Prerequisites: ENGL 371.

3 courses selected from:

ENGL 431 Theory and Practice in Tutoring Composition 4.0 FS
Prerequisites: ENGL 333 and ENGL 335 are strongly recommended.
ENGL 474 Syntactic and Morphological Analysis 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ENGL 371, ENGL 375.
ENGL 476 Phonological Analysis 3.0 FS WP
Prerequisites: ENGL 130 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher, ENGL 371, ENGL 375.
ENGL 477 Semantics: Language and Meaning 3.0 FA