Graduate TESOL Certificate Course List

Required Courses for Graduate Students

Students must complete the following courses (totaling 9 credits):

  • LING 5090 - Teaching English as a Second Language (3 credits)
  • LING 5101 - ESL Teaching Practicum: Language (1 credit)
  • LING 5102 - ESL Teaching Practicum: Culture (1 credit)
  • LING 5103 - ESL Teaching Practicum: Writing (1 credit)
  • LING 7400 - Structure of English (3 credits)

Students must also complete two additional courses (totaling a minimum of 6 credits) from the following list:

  • AMST 2460 Language in the US (3 credits)
  • ANTH 2400 Language and Culture (3 credits)
  • ANTH 2410 Sociolinguistics (3 credits)
  • ANTH 5480 Literacy and Orality (3 credits)
  • ANTH 2430 Languages of the World (3 credits)
  • ANTH 7541 - Topics in Sociolinguistics (3 credits)  
  • EDIS 5270 Teaching Reading and Writing to ELLs (3 credits)
  • EDIS 5422 Education Across Cultures (3 credits)
  • EDIS 5423 English Linguistics (3 credits)
  • EDIS 5470 ESL Assessment and Curriculum Design (3 credits)
  • EDIS 7842 - Teaching ELLs: Theory, Policy & Practice (3 credits)
  • LNGS 2220/7220 - History and Structure of Black English (3 credits)
  • LNGS 2240/7240 - Southern American English (3 credits)
  • LNGS 5000 Applied Linguistics for Teachers of Foreign Languages (3 credits)

Please note that a graduate student MUST complete one of the certificate courses with a grade of B or higher before applying to the program.