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 611Research Development and Literature Analysis3
EDU 678 & EDU 679 Master Educator Experience I & Master Educator Experience II6
OR
Capstone (in lieu of EDU 678 & EDU 679)
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
Approved graduate-level elective course(s)6
Total Credit Hours33

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 Master Educator Experience (or capstone).

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

Professional Core
EDU 611Research Development and Literature Analysis3
EDU 678 & EDU 679 Master Educator Experience I and Master Educator Experience II6
OR
Capstone (in lieu of EDU 678 & EDU 679)
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
TSL 665Practicum in ELL: Elementary 12
TSL 667Practicum in ELL: Secondary 12
Approved graduate-level elective course3
Total Credit Hours34

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 Master Educator Experience (or capstone).