M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)

College of Arts and Humanities
Required Courses
ENG 575Structure Of Modern English3
ENG 576Curriculum And Materials For Tesl3
ENG 581Teaching Reading And Writing To Esl Stds3
ENG 587ESL Practicum I3
LIN 540Sociolinguistics3
ENG/LAN 583Second Language Acquisition3
LAN 500Methods and Materials of Research in Second Language Education3
LAN 503Techniques of Second Language Teaching3
Students submitting equivalent courses for any of the above may substitute, under advisement, courses from the electives below.
Electives
Electives may be drawn from the following areas and are subject to adviser approval: LAN, LIN, ENG, SPA, EDR, EDM, EDT, EDF, other.12
Total Credits36

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The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; courses offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Year One
Semester OneCredits
LIN 501 (if applicable, pre-requisite course)Introduction to Linguistics3
LAN 500Methods and Materials of Research in Second Language Education3
LAN 503Techniques of Second Language Teaching3
Elective (e.g., ENG/LAN 569)3
 Credits12
Semester Two
ENG 583 or LAN 583Second Language Acquisition3
ENG 581Teaching Reading And Writing To Esl Stds3
ENG 575Structure Of Modern English3
 Credits9
Year Two
Semester Three
LIN 540Sociolinguistics3
ENG 576Curriculum And Materials For Tesl3
Elective3
 Credits9
Semester Four
ENG 587ESL Practicum I3
Elective3
Elective3
 Credits9