Suggested Seven-Quarter Curriculum Paradigm

Most MA-TESOL courses are offered evenings, 4:30–7:05 p.m. Students may attend full-time or part-time, enabling them to maintain employment and deal with other obligations.

As always with courses, please consult the current Graduate Catalog for up-to-date information.

54 credits total

Year One

Autumn (9 credits)

LIN 6145

Phonology

3

LIN 6365

Methods of Foreign Lang. Teach. (Elective)

3

TESL 6930

Language Learning Practicum *

3

Winter (9 credits)

LIN 6150

Morphology

3

LIN 6410

Syntax

3

TESL 6300

Technology in Language Teaching

3

Spring (9 Credits)

LIN 6200

Second Language Acquisition

3

TESL 6480

Teaching ESL Writing

3


[Elective]

3

Summer (9 credits)

TESL 6400

Teaching ESL Grammar

3

TESL 6500

Teaching Listening and Speaking

3

LIN 6370

Intensive Grammar (Elective)

3

Year Two

Autumn (6 credits)

TESL 6250

Testing and Curriculum Development

3

TESL 6070

Comparative Religion

3

Winter (6 credits)

TESL 6581

Teaching ESL Reading

3

TESL 6940

Teaching Practicum Phase I

3

Spring (6 credits)

TESL 6650

Professional Issues and Ethics

3

TESL 6941

Teaching Practicum Phase II

3

Prerequisites

Foreign Language (1 Year/College Level)

Linguistic Theory (i.e., LIN 2100)

Please note: TESL 6940/6941 should be taken in the last two quarters of your academic program.

* International students take the Cultural Practicum in place of the Language Learning Practicum.

The 10-Quarter Paradigm is also an option.

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