Certificate in TESOL (Field-based)

Each course in the field-based certificate program is comprised of three one-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 505Second-language Acquisition3
TESL 515Teaching English Grammar3
TESL 535Sociolinguistics and Language Teaching 23
or TESL 530 Intercultural Communication and Language Teaching
TESL 545Second-language Pedagogy I3
TESL 550Second-language Pedagogy II3
TESL 557Reflective Teaching 13
Total Units18
1

TESL 557 is an online course. In lieu of face-to-face instruction, students engage in weekly interaction with their peers and instructor online for four months.

2

 Students opting for TESL 530 will need to take this course online or on campus.