The minor in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) is a 15-credit hour course of study for undergraduate students who might want to work in English language programs in the United States or English language programs abroad before beginning a more in-depth professional preparation as graduate students. The program of study for the TESOL minor develops students’ understanding of language acquisition patterns, teaching methods, curriculum design, and sociocultural factors that influence teaching and learning. This practice-oriented minor supports majors who contemplate becoming an English/adult English as a Second Language/English as a Foreign Language professional in the future.
The minor will consist of a minimum of 15 credit hours in courses distributed as indicated below.
Note: For both Group A & B: enrollment permitting, the department will attempt to have separate sections just for undergraduates, not cross-listed sections.
Students may petition, either before or after taking a course, to count a course toward the minor. Students will petition the faculty member coordinating the TESOL minor.
For more information contact:
Estela Ene, Ph.D.
Program Director of EAP and TESOL
Associate Professor of English