TESOL, Master of Arts

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Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 32

Program Code: M862

  • This program is Non-Thesis only.

Program Requirements

Required Courses
TESL 5113Phonetics for ESL3
TESL 5123Second Language Acquisition Theory for ESL3
TESL 5133General Linguistics for ESL3
TESL 5143Structure of the English Language3
TESL 5233ESL Methods and Techniques3
TESL 5333Understanding Cultures for ESL3
TESL 5433ESL Curriculum3
TESL 5443ESL Testing and Assessment3
TESL 5553Teaching ESL Reading/ Writing/ Listening/ Speaking3
TESL 5945Internship in TESOL5
Total Credit Hours32

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 32 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.