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Department of English & Philosophy

Martin Bldg., Room 336
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4425





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What Is Required for

the TESL Graduate Certificate?

          The certificate program is designed for people who wish to add certification in teaching K-12 English to speakers of other languages (ESOL) to an existing Missouri teaching certificate.  Some international employers also value TESL Certificates.  The program includes seven classes (21 semester hours of credit).  A maximum of six semester hours of approved transfer credit may be applied to the certificate. 

REQUIRED GRADUATE COURSES

Credit hours

ENGL 4110 Linguistics or ENGL 5110 Grammar for TESL

3

ENGL 4120 Language and Culture

3

ENGL 5120 Second-Language Acquisition

3

ENGL 5800 TESL Methods

3

ENGL 5820 Assessment & Professionalism in TESL

3

ENGL 5860 TESL I: The Spoken Language or ENGL 5870

TESL II: The Written Language

3

ENGL 5890 Practicum in ESL

3