Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Certificate

Requirements

Students seeking a certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) must take one course from each of the five categories below for a total of 15 credit hours.

Take one course from each of the 5 categories below:
Category I
ENGL 3610INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTICS3
Category II
ENGL 4640APPLIED LINGUISTICS3
Category III
ENGL 4650STRUCTURE OF ENGLISH3
Category IV
ENGL 3770WRITING CENTER THEORY, PEDAGOGY, AND RESEARCH 13
ENGL 4750COMPOSITION THEORY & PEDAGOGY 13
Category V
ENGL 4670SOCIOLINGUISTICS3
ENGL 4800ENGLISH INTERNSHIP1-3
ENGL 4690/WGST 4960TOPICS IN LINGUISTICS (when offered as Rhetoric of the Sentence ) 13
  • Note 1: Graduate students may not repeat any courses already taken at the undergraduate level. See the TESOL Certificate Director to plan a course of study.
  • Note 2: Under some circumstances, the TESOL Certificate Director may allow substitute courses.
  • Note 3: Students who earn less than a B in 3610 Introduction to Linguistics may be disenrolled from the program.

The linguistics faculty strongly recommends that students become proficient in a second language.

Contact:

Frank Bramlett, PhD, Director
402.554.3313
tesoldirector@unomaha.edu