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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

The non-licensure minor program in TESOL is designed for students in various fields who wish to acquire professional knowledge related to teaching English to speakers of other languages, but who do not want to pursue Virginia teaching licensure. 

Students who minor in TESOL will develop an understanding of the U.S. educational system, acquire skills in cross-cultural competence, and become familiar with the processes of first and second language acquisition.

Program Overview

Students will gain a foundational knowledge of appropriate practices to assist and assess English language learners.  The TESOL non-licensure minor requires a minimum of 19 credit hours; 3 of which will be elective credit with advisor approval.

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