This program of study offers a blend of theoretical and
practical courses, ranging from applied linguistics to ESL methodology and ESL
curriculum; in addition, students have the opportunity for supervised teaching
experiences each semester.
Central courses include:
- ESL methods
- assessment for second language skills
You’ll have the option of taking computer applications in
applied linguistics as an elective.
The MA-TESL teaching track differs from the applied
linguistic track by emphasizing ESL methodology and curriculum issues.
In the teaching track, you’ll take three electives, one of
which must be a graduate TESL/applied linguistics course.
Please refer to the academic catalog for specific information on courses.
Graduate Student Association of Applied Linguistics