Official Certificate in TESOL

This non-degree program at the graduate level will provide professionals in the field of TESOL with an opportunity for further professional development. This also affords candidates who are interested in establishing a foundation in TESOL without going through a rigorous Masters program an opportunity to do so. This program does not grant State of Connecticut ESL Teaching Certification.

Certificate requirements (12 credits):
Required courses (9 credits):
LING 400 Linguistic Analysis 3
LING 496 TESOL Methods 3
LING 497 Second Language Acquisition 3
Students must choose one elective from the following:
LING 515 Introduction to Sociolinguistics 3
LING 533 Second Language Composition
LING 535 Second Language Testing
LING 596 TESOL Practicum
LING 598 TESOL Research Methods