Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Minor

TESOL Liberal Arts Minor

TESOL Minor -Liberal Arts: 24 Total Credits

This minor requires 24 credits of core courses and electives. Candidates must have demonstrated proficiency in language study of a single foreign language, which can occur through two years of high school study, four semesters of university study, or other equivalent means of demonstrating proficiency in foreign language study. This foundation requirement is not included in the number of credit hours needed for the minor proper; the foundation requirement of two years of foreign language study is separate from the Directed Electives.

Required Courses: 21 cr. hrs.
ENGL 320 Structure of English 3 cr.
ENGL 322 Acquisition of Language 3 cr.
ENGL 360 Theory and Methodology of TESOL 3 cr.
ENGL 373 Techniques in Tutoring: TESOL Practicum 3 cr.
ENGL 420 Pedagogical Grammar 3 cr.
ENGL 451 Phonetics and Phonology
ENGL 475 Assessment and Testing in TESOL 3 cr.

Directed Electives: 3 cr. hrs.
If you plan to earn 3 credits in an internship or traveling program appropriate to the discipline of TESOL, those credits may be used to meet this requirement. Credits that are approved prior to engaging in the experience as appropriate to the TESOL minor by the chair of the Department of English may appear in the category on the DAR by a program exception form signed by the chair. Otherwise, select one of the following:
ENGL 230 International Short Fiction 3 cr.
ENGL 232 Contemporary Drama 3 cr.
ENGL 306 Postcolonial Film and Literature 3 cr.
ENGL 309 Film and Literature of the New Europe 3 cr.
ENGL 317 East Asian Film and Literature 3 cr.
ENGL 441 20th Century International Fiction  3 cr.
ENGL 442 World Cinema 3 cr.
ENGL 450 Non-Native Speakers of the Midwest 3 cr.
ENGL 452 Lexicology 3 cr.
FREN 316 History of French Cinema 3 cr.
FREN 341 French Civilization 3 cr.
FREN 342 France and Francophone 3 cr.
FREN 350 French Phonetics 3 cr.
FREN 351 French Literature to 1800 3 cr.
FREN 352 French Literature from 1800 to Present 3 cr.
FREN 451 French Prose Fiction 3 cr.
FREN 452 French Poetry 3 cr.
FREN 453 French Drama 3 cr.
GERM 315 Classic and Modern German Film 3 cr.
GERM 341 German Civilization to 1648 3 cr.
GERM 342 Modern German-Speaking Cultures 3 cr.
GERM 350 German Phonetics 3 cr.
GERM 351 Survey of German Literature I 3 cr.
GERM 352 Survey of German Literature II 3 cr.
GERM 451 German Drama and Theater 3 cr.
GERM 452 German Tale, Short Story, and Novella 3 cr.
GERM 453 German Poetry 3 cr.
GERM 490 Readings in German 3 cr.
SPAN 341 Spanish Civilization to 1800 3 cr.
SPAN 342 Spanish Civilization 1800 to Present 3 cr.
SPAN 345 Latin American Civilization to 1800 3 cr.
SPAN 346 Latin American Civilization 3 cr.
SPAN 350 Spanish Phonetics 3 cr.
SPAN 351 Survey of Spanish Literature I 3 cr.
SPAN 352 Survey of Spanish Literature II 3 cr.
SPAN 355 Survey of Latin American Literature I 3 cr.
SPAN 356 Survey of Latin American Literature II 3 cr.
SPAN 371 Business and Culture in the Hispanic World 3 cr.
SPAN 372 Spanish for the Trades and Profession 3 cr.
SPAN 452 Advanced Spanish Literature 3 cr.
SPAN 455 Advanced Latin American Literature 3 cr.
SPAN 490 Readings in Spanish
COMD 162 Introduction to American Sign Language 3 cr.
COMS 313 Intercultural Communication 3 cr.
ECON 312 Political Economy of Discrimination 3 cr.
GEOG 342 Latin America 3 cr.
GEOG 343 Africa 3 cr.
GEOG 344 Asian and Oceana 3 cr.
HIST 201 Introduction to Asian Civilization 3 cr.
HIST 202 Introduction to Latin American Civilization 3 cr.
HIST 204 United States Immigration and Ethnic History 3 cr.
HIST 209 Introduction to African History 3 cr.
HIST 333 Silk, Spices, and Silver:  The Making of the Global Exchange System to 1700 3 cr.
HIST 332 The Islamic Middle East to 1500 3 cr.
HIST 334 Modern China 1800 to Present 3 cr.
HIST 335 Modern Japan 1600 to Present 3 cr.
HIST 336 Traditional East Asia, Prehistory to 1800 3 cr.
HIST 349 Middle Eastern History and Politics 3 cr.
PHIL 245 Eastern Religions and Islam 3 cr.
SOCI 220 Sociology of Diversity 3 cr.
ANTH 231/SOCI 231 Sociology of Globalization 3 cr.
ANTH 314/SOCI 314 Faces of Culture 3 cr.
ANTH 322/SOC 322 Race and Ethnicity 3 cr.
ANTH 331/SOCI 331 Global Perspectives on Women 3 cr.
ANTH 338/SOCI 338 Global Perspectives on Health and Disease 3 cr.
POLS 212 The Politics of Equality and Inequality in the United States 3 cr.
POLS 260 Introduction to International Relations 3 cr.
PSYC 285 Psychology of Prejudice and Racism 3 cr.
TED 461 The Psychology and Pedagogy of Literacy 3 cr.

TESOL Education Minor

TESOL Minor - Education: 24 Total Credits

Candidates must have demonstrated proficiency in language study of a single foreign language, which can occur through two years of high school study, four semesters of university study, or other equivalent means of demonstrating proficiency in foreign language study.  This foundation requirement is not included in the number of credit hours needed for the major proper: the foundation requirement of two years of foreign language study is separate from the Directed Electives.

Required Courses: 21 cr. hrs.
ENGL 320 Structure of English 3 cr.
ENGL 322 Acquisition of Language 3 cr.
ENGL 360 Theory and Methodology of TESOL 3 cr.
ENGL 373 Techniques in Tutoring: TESOL Practicum 3 cr.
ENGL 420 Pedagogical Grammar 3 cr.
ENGL 451 Phonetics and Phonology 3 cr.
ENGL 475 Assessment and Testing in TESOL 3 cr.

Directed Electives: 3 cr. hrs.
If you plan to earn 3 credits in an internship or traveling program appropriate to the discipline of TESOL, those credits may be used to meet this requirement.   Credits that are approved prior to engaging in the experience as appropriate to the TESOL minor by the chair of the Department of English may appear in this category on the DAR by program exception form signed by the chair.
ENGL 230 International Short Fiction 3 cr.
ENGL 232 Contemporary Drama 3 cr.
ENGL 306 Postcolonial Film and Literature 3 cr.
ENGL 309 Film and Literature of the New Europe 3 cr.
ENGL 317 East Asian Film and Literature 3 cr.
ENGL 441 20th Century International Fiction  3 cr.
ENGL 442 World Cinema 3 cr.
ENGL 450 Non-Native Speakers of the Midwest 3 cr.
ENGL 452 Lexicology 3 cr.
FREN 316 History of French Cinema 3 cr.
FREN 341 French Civilization 3 cr.
FREN 342 France and Francophone 3 cr.
FREN 350 French Phonetics 3 cr.
FREN 351 French Literature to 1800 3 cr.
FREN 352 French Literature from 1800 to Present 3 cr.
FREN 451 French Prose Fiction 3 cr.
FREN 452 French Poetry 3 cr.
FREN 453 French Drama 3 cr.
GERM 315 Classic and Modern German Film 3 cr.
GERM 341 German Civilization to 1648 3 cr.
GERM 342 Modern German-Speaking Cultures 3 cr.
GERM 350 German Phonetics 3 cr.
GERM 351 Survey of German Literature I 3 cr.
GERM 352 Survey of German Literature II 3 cr.
GERM 451 German Drama and Theater 3 cr.
GERM 452 German Tale, Short Story, and Novella 3 cr.
GERM 453 German Poetry 3 cr.
GERM 490 Readings in German 3 cr.
SPAN 341 Spanish Civilization to 1800 3 cr.
SPAN 342 Spanish Civilization 1800 to Present 3 cr.
SPAN 345 Latin American Civilization to 1800 3 cr.
SPAN 346 Latin American Civilization 3 cr.
SPAN 350 Spanish Phonetics 3 cr.
SPAN 351 Survey of Spanish Literature I 3 cr.
SPAN 352 Survey of Spanish Literature II 3 cr.
SPAN 355 Survey of Latin American Literature I 3 cr.
SPAN 356 Survey of Latin American Literature II 3 cr.
SPAN 371 Business and Culture in the Hispanic World 3 cr.
SPAN 372 Spanish for the Trades and Profession 3 cr.
SPAN 452 Advanced Spanish Literature 3 cr.
SPAN 455 Advanced Latin American Literature 3 cr.
SPAN 490 Readings in Spanish
COMD 162 Introduction to American Sign Language 3 cr.
COMS 313 Intercultural Communication 3 cr.
ECON 312 Political Economy of Discrimination 3 cr.
GEOG 342 Latin America 3 cr.
GEOG 343 Africa 3 cr.
GEOG 344 Asian and Oceana 3 cr.
HIST 201 Introduction to Asian Civilization 3 cr.
HIST 202 Introduction to Latin American Civilization 3 cr.
HIST 204 United States Immigration and Ethnic History 3 cr.
HIST 209 Introduction to African History 3 cr.
HIST 333 Silk, Spices, and Silver:  The Making of the Global Exchange System to 1700 3 cr.
HIST 332 The Islamic Middle East to 1500 3 cr.
HIST 334 Modern China 1800 to Present 3 cr.
HIST 335 Modern Japan 1600 to Present 3 cr.
HIST 336 Traditional East Asia, Prehistory to 1800 3 cr.
HIST 349 Middle Eastern History and Politics 3 cr.
PHIL 245 Eastern Religions and Islam 3 cr.
SOCI 220 Sociology of Diversity 3 cr.
ANTH 231/SOCI 231 Sociology of Globalization 3 cr.
ANTH 314/SOCI 314 Faces of Culture 3 cr.
ANTH 322/SOC 322 Race and Ethnicity 3 cr.
ANTH 331/SOCI 331 Global Perspectives on Women 3 cr.
ANTH 338/SOCI 338 Global Perspectives on Health and Disease 3 cr.
POLS 212 The Politics of Equality and Inequality in the United States 3 cr.
POLS 260 Introduction to International Relations 3 cr.
PSYC 285 Psychology of Prejudice and Racism 3 cr.
TED 461 The Psychology and Pedagogy of Literacy 3 cr.

Professional Education

Required for certification and not counted in the minor credits:
TED 428 Techniques of Elementary/Middle/Secondary Education: TESOL 3 credits

Department of English

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