Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (Graduate Certificate)

For Students Seeking the Graduate Certificate Only, but not State of Missouri Licensure

Certificate 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
Total Credit Hours18

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.

For Students Seeking the Graduate Certificate and State of Missouri Licensure

Certificate 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
Required for Students Seeking Missouri K-12 ELL Licensure
TSL 665Practicum in ELL: Elementary 12
TSL 667Practicum in ELL: Secondary 12
Total Credit Hours22
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 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.

The Gainful Employment Disclosure for this program may be found online at www.missouriwestern.edu/finaid/gainful-employment-disclosures.