Certificate in TESOL (Field-Based)
Each course in the field-based Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) certificate program is composed of three 1-unit courses to be taken in sequential order—A, B, and C. These course groupings are interchangeable with the corresponding 3-unit TESOL courses in the on-campus and online formats.
|TESL 505A||Second-language Acquisition: Part I||1|
|TESL 505B||Second-language Acquisition: Part II||1|
|TESL 505C||Second-language Acquisition: Part III||1|
|TESL 515A||Teaching English Grammar: Part I||1|
|TESL 515B||Teaching English Grammar: Part II||1|
|TESL 515C||Teaching English Grammar: Part III||1|
|TESL 535A||Sociolinguistics and Language Teaching: Part I 1||1|
|or TESL 530A||Intercultural Communication and Language Teaching: Preparing an Ethnographic Inquiry|
|TESL 535B||Sociolinguistics and Language Teaching: Part II 1||1|
|or TESL 530B||Intercultural Communication and Language Teaching: Implementing an Ethnographic Inquiry|
|TESL 535C||Sociolinguistics and Language Teaching: Part III 1||1|
|or TESL 530C||Intercultural Communication and Language Teaching: Writing up and Reporting an Ethnographic Inquiry|
|TESL 545A||Second-language Pedagogy I: Part I||1|
|TESL 545B||Second-language Pedagogy I: Part II||1|
|TESL 545C||Second-language Pedagogy I: Part III||1|
|TESL 550A||Second-language Pedagogy II: Part I||1|
|TESL 550B||Second-language Pedagogy II: Part II||1|
|TESL 550C||Second-language Pedagogy II: Part III||1|
|TESL 557A||Reflective Teaching: Part I 2||1|
|TESL 557B||Reflective Teaching: Part II 2||1|
|TESL 557C||Reflective Teaching: Part III 2||1|
Students opting for TESL 530 need to take the course online or on campus.
TESL 557 is an online course. In lieu of face-to-face instruction, students engage in weekly online interaction with their peers and instructor for four months.
University graduate admission and program-specific requirements must be met before an application is complete (see Admission to the University). Program-specific application requirements are available online.
International students should contact Graduate and Professional Admissions for application procedures.