TESOL Certificate Required Courses

  1. LING 3400/7400 - Structure of English (3 credits, offered Fall)

  2. LING 5090 - TESOL Theory and Practice (3 credits, offered Spring)

  3. LING 5101- ESL Teaching Language Practicum (1 credit*)

  4. LING 5102- ESL Teaching Culture Practicum (1 credit*)

  5. LING 5103- ESL Teaching Writing Practicum (1 credit*)

  6. LNGS 5000 - Applied Linguistics for Teachers of Foreign Languages (3 credits, offered Spring)

  7. One additional required course of the student’s choosing (minimum of 3 credits) including these annually offered courses:

    • AMST 2460 Language in the US

    • ANTH 2400 Language and Culture

    • ANTH 2410 Sociolinguistics

    • ANTH 2430 Languages of the world

​Or one of these less regularly offered courses:

  • ANTH 7541 Topics in Sociolinguistics

  • EDIS 7842 English Language Learners: Theory, Policy, and Practice

  • LNGS 2220/7220 History and Structure of Black English

  • LNGS 2240/7240 Southern American English

*Can only be taken in conjunction with or after Ling 5090