Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Certificate in Course

Students seeking a certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages must take one course from each of the five categories below for a total of 15 credit hours. 

Take one course from each of the 5 categories below:

Category I

ENGL 3610/ENGL 8615Introduction to Linguistics

3 credits

                             

Category II

ENGL 4650/ENGL 8656Structure of English

3 credits

ENGL 4980Topics: Independent Study

1 - 3 credits

Note: ENGL 4980 when offered as Michigan Teacher Training and only when needed.

 Category III

ENGL 4690/ENGL 8696Topics in Linguistics

3 credits

Note: ENGL 4690 when offered as Applied Linguistics.

Category IV

ENGL 3770/ENGL 8775Writing Center Theory, Pedagogy, and Research

3 credits

ENGL 4620/ENGL 8626History of English

3 credits

ENGL 4750/ENGL 8756Composition Theory and Pedagogy

3 credits

ENGL 4800/ENGL 8806English Internship

1 - 3 credits

ENGL 4960/WGST 4960Topics in Language and Literature

3 credits

Note: ENGL 4960 when offered as Teaching Creative Writing.

Category V

ENGL 4670/ENGL 8676Sociolinguistics

3 credits

ENGL 4960/WGST 4960Topics in Language and Literature

3 credits

Note: ENGL 4960 when offered as Rhetoric of the Sentence.