English: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, MA

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2020-2021. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Thesis Option

Total Hours: 30 Hours

Required Courses
TESL Core Courses
ENGL 5243Teaching English as a Second Language3
ENGL 5313Internship, Teaching English as a Second Language3
ENGL 5333Seminar in Teaching English as a Second Language: Testing3
Linguistics Core Courses
ENGL 5123Approaches to Language Acquisition3
ENGL 5130Studies in English Grammar3
ENGL 5143Descriptive Linguistics3
Hours Subtotal18
Thesis
ENGL 5000Master's Thesis6
Hours Subtotal6
Sample Electives 1
Select 6 hours from the following:6
Language and Linguistics
History of the English Language
Language in America
Phonetics and Phonology
Seminar in Linguistics
Syntax
Sociolinguistics
Seminar in British Literature of the 16th Century
Language Development
Teaching Methodology
Introduction to Graduate Studies
Studies in Teaching English as a Second Language
Composition Theory and Pedagogy
Professional Writing Theory and Pedagogy
Topics in Second Language Acquisition
Advanced Computing Applications in Education
Language Arts in the Curriculum
Cultural Studies
Hours Subtotal6
Total Hours30

Non-Thesis Option

Total Hours: 34 Hours

Required Courses
TESL Core Courses
ENGL 5243Teaching English as a Second Language3
ENGL 5313Internship, Teaching English as a Second Language3
ENGL 5333Seminar in Teaching English as a Second Language: Testing3
Linguistics Core Courses
ENGL 5123Approaches to Language Acquisition3
ENGL 5130Studies in English Grammar3
ENGL 5143Descriptive Linguistics3
Hours Subtotal18
Creative Component
ENGL 5210Sem or Directed Study1
Hours Subtotal1
Sample Electives 1
Select 15 hours of the following:15
Language and Linguistics
History of the English Language
Language in America
Phonetics and Phonology
Seminar in Linguistics
Syntax
Sociolinguistics
Seminar in British Literature of the 16th Century
Language Development
Teaching Methodology
Introduction to Graduate Studies
Studies in Teaching English as a Second Language
Composition Theory and Pedagogy
Professional Writing Theory and Pedagogy
Topics in Second Language Acquisition
Advanced Computing Applications in Education
Language Arts in the Curriculum
Cultural Studies
Hours Subtotal15
Total Hours34

Graduate College Master's Program Requirements

Learn more about Graduate College 2020-2021 Master’s Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.