Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Undergraduate Certificate


16 credits, including:

LING 1400Structure of English Language3
LING 1500Introduction to Linguistics3
LING 2320Second Language Acquisition3
LING 2400TESOL and Applied Linguistics3
LING 4400Techniques & Procedures in ESL4


Up to 2 courses may overlap between the TESOL certificate and the ELL endorsement offered in the College of Education & Social Services.

Other Information

In the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), only one course may overlap between an undergraduate certificate and a major or between an undergraduate certificate and a minor.

For a Bachelor of Arts degree, no more than 45 credits in courses with the same departmental prefix may be used toward completion of the 120 credits required for graduation. For a Bachelor of Science degree in the College of Arts and Sciences, the maximum is 50 credits.