Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Certificate

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A minimum 2.0 GPA is required in all units counted for completion of the certificate. A maximum of two non-core courses taken at other institutions may be substituted with approval.

In addition to the coursework for the certificate, students must satisfy the modern language requirement. One year of a modern language at the college level or completion of a course such as FR 103, GER 103, or SPAN 103 is required.

Core Courses
ENGL 497Theories of Language Learning and Teaching4
ENGL 498Approaches to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages4
ENGL 499Practicum in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages2
ENGL 290Introduction to Linguistics4
or ENGL 503 Graduate Introduction to Linguistics
ENGL 390The Linguistic Structure of Modern English4
ENGL 391Topics in Applied Linguistics4
ENGL 495Topics in Applied Language Study4
COMS 316Intercultural Communication4
Total units30