Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) BA

A major in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) consists of a minimum of 45 semester hours.

Major Requirements

Students will take 33 hours in core courses, which include:

BLMC 200Introduction to the TESOL Profession

3

BLMC 220Introduction to Culture: Bridging Differences

3

BLMC 280Linguistics and English Grammar

3

BLMC 300Assessment of First and Second Language

3

BLMC 310TESOL Methods/Management

3

BLMC 325Language Acquisition

3

BLMC 430Sociolinguistics in a Classroom Setting

3

BLMC 480Practicum/Field Work in TESOL

3

BLMC 495Senior TESOL Capstone Project

3

EDUC 219Phonics and Foundations of Literacy

3

THEA 150Acting I

3

The remaining 12 hours will be selected from the following:

ANTH 210Cultural Anthropology

3

BLMC 240Introduction to International Studies

3

BLMC 245Experiences in TESOL

1 to 3

BLMC 330International Living/Study/Internship

1 to 12

BLMC 340Current Issues in International Studies

3

COMM 218Intercultural Communication

3

EDUC 265Growth and Development: Theory into Practice

3

EDUC 310Technology Integration: Instructional Strategies

3

HIST 152Global History, 1780 to the Present

3

HIST 302Studies in the Non-Western World

3

HIST 331American Foreign Policy

3

JAPN 350Introduction to Japanese Culture

3

RELI 200Religions of India and Tibet

3

RELI 201Religions of China and Japan

3

RELI 220The Islamic Tradition

3

RELI 315Religions of Africa and the Americas

3

SOCI 250Human Diversity in America

3

SPED 134Inclusion and Collaboration Issues for Educators

3

SPED 261Implications of Brain Research on Teaching and Learning

3