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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

The minor in TESOL is designed for students in various fields, who wish to acquire professional knowledge related to teaching English to speakers of other languages. Students will gain skills in cross-cultural competence, understand and implement more equitable and effective ways of working with multilingual learners and become familiar with the processes of first and second language acquisition.

Students will acquire a foundational knowledge of effective teaching practices to assist and assess multilingual learners. The TESOL minor requires a minimum of 19-20 credit hours; 16 credits are required core courses and 3-4 credits are electives selected in consultation with a program adviser.

Program Overview

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

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