Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Teaching English as a Second Language

TESL 350 Second Language Acquisition

Study of main Second Language Acquisition theories, variables and implications of research for teaching English language learners.

TESL 380 Introduction to Linguistics for ESL/CLD Educators

An introduction to language and linguistics. Topics include foundational grammatical, linguistic and sociolinguistic concepts for teaching and developing inquiry-based understanding with English language learners in the K-12 classroom.

Major/Minor Restriction

Include Elementary Education (and) Elementary Ed with Licensure (and) Tching Engl as a Second Lang Major(s)/Minor(s)

TESL 400 Methods and Approaches of ESL/EFL

Develops teaching ability, imparts theoretical knowledge, displays an array of teaching activities, gives general information of ESL/EFL profession.


(TESL 350 with a minimum grade of D-) and (MAS 275 or HISP 395 with a minimum grade of D-)

TESL 401 TESL Practicum

Field experience in Teaching English as a Second Language. Non-licensure students cannot enroll in the practicum.


TESL 400 with a minimum grade of D-

Course Fee

Practicum Fee Required