Degree Requirements

1. Language Requirement. If students are native speakers of English, they should show evidence of intermediate proficiency in another language, usually equivalent to 4 semesters of college or 4 years of high school language instruction. Non-native speakers of English are not required to show proficiency in a third language.

2. Coursework. Students should complete the following coursework, with a grade of B or better (3.0). See the courses page for course descriptions. Note also that students may transfer up to 6 graduate credit hours (12 from UA), with approval by the Graduate Advisor or Program Director, usually applied to elective requirements. 

Requirement

Normally fulfilled by:

Units

TESL Methods

ENGL 555: Methods I: Introduction to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

3

Applied Linguistics

ENGL 596o: Introduction to Applied Linguistics

3

Materials & Curriculum Development and Assessment

ENGL 613: Methods II: Materials & Curriculum Development and Assessment

3

Research

ENGL 596j: Second Language Acquisition Research

3

SLA Theory

ENGL 615: Second Language Acquisition Theory

3

Culture

ENGL 620: Cultural Dimensions of SLA

3

Pedagogical Grammar

ENGL 506: Modern English Grammar OR

ENGL 612: Grammatical Analysis

3

Practicum

ENGL 693a: Applied ESL

3

Two courses selected from:

  • L2 Writing
  • Technology and Language Teaching
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Discourse Analysis

6

All course choices must be approved by the Program Director.

 

Program(s): 

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences