The graduate certificate is designed for individuals interested in professional development in TESOL or those wanting to teach adult basic education classes in the U.S. or English as a foreign language in other countries. Upon completion of the four required courses, students are issued a graduate certificate.
Required Courses (12 credits)
ENGL 511 Introduction to Language and Linguistics, 3 credits
ENGL 520 Structure of English, 3 credits
ENGL 522 Acquisition of Language, 3 credits
ENGL 560 Theory and Methodology of TESOL, 3 credits
If you choose to continue on to the master of arts degree in TESOL, please note that only nine of these credits could be applied toward the program requirements.