Program Requirements

General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate:  31

Required Courses:

Core Courses
TESL 5611Applied Language Study I: Phonology and the Lexicon3
TESL 5612Applied Language Study II: Grammar, Morphology and Classroom Discourse3
TESL 5613Multilingual Students' Literacy Development3
TESL 5614Current Approaches to Teaching English Language Learners3
TESL 5616Designing Assessment and Curriculum for Multilingual Students3
TESL 5618Second Language Development3
TESL 5687Practicum for Teaching English Language Learners3
TESOL Electives6
Select two TESOL electives from these approved courses: 1
Teaching English in a Global Context
Contexts for Teaching and Learning Language
Applied Linguistics
Second Language Writing
Bilingualism and Bilingual Education
Assessment of English Language Learners
Research Methods in Applied Linguistics
Current Issues in Applied Linguistics
Non-TESOL Elective 23
Non-Didactic Course
EDUC 9993Master’s Comprehensive Examination1
Total Credit Hours31

Culminating Events:
Comprehensive Examination:
In order to take the comprehensive exam, the student must remain in good academic standing. Thus, the student cannot accumulate more than two grades below "B-" or one "F" and must maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average.

Clearance Requirements

Students enrolled in courses that require fieldwork or internships must submit updated child abuse, criminal and drug clearances every year. Learn more about submitting clearance requirements.