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Suggested Sequence of Courses

Higher Education Suggested Sequence of Courses

Higher Ed. concentration:

2-term option (entering in the fall term)

Courses Descriptions
Fall: LING 1000 if needed, LING 2142 (SL Teaching), IL 2253 (Testing) [Elective for PhD-level students]
Spring: LING 2738 (Structures), LING 2146 (SLA), LING 2143 (Materials), Practicum
   

 

Higher Ed. concentration:

4-term option (entering in the fall term)

Courses Descriptions
Fall:Year 1 LING 1000 if needed, LING 2142, [Elective of PhD-level students]
Spring: LING 2738, [LING 2246]
   
Fall:Year 2 IL 2253, [Practicum], [Elective of PhD-level students]
Spring: LING 2143, [IL 2246], [Practicum]

Note: Students may not enter the TESOL Certificate program in the Spring term. Students may enter the program in the Summer term if they need to complete the LING 1000 prerequisite during the first summer term.

Application Deadlines:

March 15 for the following fall term start date.

ESL Program Specialist Suggested Sequence of Courses

ESL Program Specialist concentration:
2-term option (entering in the fall term)
Courses Descriptions
Fall: LING 1000 (Intro) if needed, LING 2142 (SL Teaching), IL 2253 (Testing)
Spring: LING 2738 (Structures), I&L 2257 (Teaching ELLs)(Materials), [Practicum]
   
ESL Program Specialist concentration:
4-term option (entering in the fall term)
Courses Descriptions
Fall: LING 1000 if needed, LING 2142
Spring: LING 2738
   
Fall: IL 2253, [Practicum]
Spring: IL 2257, LING 2143, [Practicum]

Note: Students must enter the program in the Fall term. Students may complete LING 1000 prior to the fall term, however.

Application Deadline:

March 15 for the following fall term start date.