Assessment, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (Master of Applied Science, M.A.S.)

For Students Seeking the Master’s Degree Only, but not State of Missouri Licensure

A minimum of 33 credit hours is required.

Professional Core
EDU 510Introduction to Research in Education3
EDU 611Research Development and Literature Analysis3
EDU 615Data Informed Analysis and Decisions3
EDU 630Capstone 1,23
Concentration Requirements
TSL 559Policy, Curriculum and Instruction for ELLs3
TSL 560Methods of Teaching ELLs3
TSL 561Second Language Acquisition3
TSL 562Materials and Assessments for ELLs3
TSL 632Introduction to Linguistics3
TSL 664Language and Culture3
1

 A student may choose to complete TSL 665 Practicum in ELL: Elementary and TSL 667 Practicum in ELL: Secondary or three additional credit hours of EDU 630 Capstone.

2

 TSL 665 and TSL 667 require prerequisites of EDU 311 Secondary Reading Techniques, EDU 315 Psychology and Education of the Exceptional Child and EDU 430 Teaching Students with Reading Deficits or EDU 521 Teaching Students with Reading Deficits.

Graduation Requirements

  1. Filing an approved Application for Graduation.
  2. Satisfactory completion of all required coursework as listed on the approved Program of Study.
  3. Earn a minimum overall GPA of 3.0, with no more than 6 credit hours of C in all required coursework.
  4. Official approval of required capstone.

For students Seeking the Master’s Degree and State of Missouri Licensure

Professional Core
EDU 510Introduction to Research in Education3
EDU 611Research Development and Literature Analysis3
EDU 615Data Informed Analysis and Decisions3
EDU 630Capstone3
Concentration Requirements
TSL 559Policy, Curriculum and Instruction for ELLs3
TSL 560Methods of Teaching ELLs3
TSL 561Second Language Acquisition3
TSL 562Materials and Assessments for ELLs3
TSL 632Introduction to Linguistics3
TSL 664Language and Culture3
Select one of the following:3 - 4
TSL 665
TSL 667
Practicum in ELL: Elementary
and Practicum in ELL: Secondary 1
4
EDU 630Capstone3
1

TSL 665 Practicum in ELL: Elementary and TSL 667 Practicum in ELL: Secondary require prerequisites of EDU 311 Secondary Reading Techniques, EDU 315 Psychology and Education of the Exceptional Child and EDU 430 Teaching Students with Reading Deficits or EDU 521 Teaching Students with Reading Deficits.

Graduation Requirements

  1. Filing an approved Application for Graduation.
  2. Satisfactory completion of all required coursework as listed on the approved Program of Study.
  3. Earn a minimum overall GPA of 3.0, with no more than 6 credit hours of C in all required coursework.
  4. Official approval of required capstone.