TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

The TESOL minor provides students who plan to teach English as a Second Language either at home or abroad with the essential background courses in both Linguistics and Education.

Minor Requirements (18 units)

  • English 411B, Principles of Modern Grammar (3)
  • English 412A, Linguistics (3)
  • English 412D, Introduction to Phonology (3)
  • EDRL 471, Language Acquisition, Development and Learning (3 units)
  • One of the following courses (3): EDRL 472, Methods for Elementary English Language Learners or EDRL 473, Methods for Adolescent and Adult English Learners
  • One of the following courses (3): EDRL 475, Assessment and Evaluation English Language Learners or EDRL 477, Policies, Critical Issues and Best Practices for ELLs