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Linguistics and Language Development Department

Certificate - Graduate TESOL

The certificate is designed to meet the needs of individuals desiring formal course preparation and training as classroom teachers of English to speakers of other languages but not requiring an MA degree. While the certificate is approved by the university, it does not provide certification, accreditation, or credentialing approved by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Students must maintain a 3.0 average in these courses to be awarded the certificate.


Course Requirements

Requirements of the Certificate18
Core Courses18
LING 101. Introduction to Linguistics3
LING 107. Patterns of English3
LLD 270. Second Language Acquisition3
LLD 271. Intercultural Communication and Second Language Acquisition3
LLD 280. Methods and Materials for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages3
LLD 283. Curriculum and Assessment in TESOL3

Total Units:18

Any matriculated graduate student may pursue this certificate. Non-matriculated post-graduate students may take the courses through Extended Studies Open University. Students must maintain a 3.0 average in these courses to be awarded the certificate.