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MA-TESOL Course Requirements

Course Requirements

All of the courses offered for the Master of Arts in TESOL from Emporia State University are offered online.

Core Courses - 21 hrs

 

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

TS 700 

Linguistics for Language Teachers

3

TS 701

Introduction to Graduate Research

3

TS 719

Language Assessment & Evaluation

3

TS 720

Second Language Acquisition   

3

TS 730

Cross-Cultural Communication

3

TS 734

Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language         

3

TS 735

Practicum in TESOL  

3

 

Program Electives - 12 hrs

 

TS 710

Sociolinguistics      

3

TS 770

Individual Differences in Second Language Acquisition 

3

TS 780

Structure of English 

3

TS 790

Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching

3

 

Open Electives - 3 hrs required

 

ED 535

Cultural Awareness for Educators

3

IT 700

Foundations of Instructional Technology  

3

EG 715

Seminar in Rhetoric 

3

EG 770

Seminar in Linguistics

3

EL 721

Reading Theory and Literacy Practices: Elementary 

3

EL 723

Reading Theory and Literacy Practices: Secondary

3

ED 837

Brain-Based learning for educators

3

EG 790

Seminar in Pedagogy 

3

TS 732

Special Topics in TESOL

3

EL 821

Reading Curriculum Development and Strategies

3

 

Thesis - 6 hrs

 

TS 800

Thesis Hours

6

Students who choose to do the 6-hour Thesis will take only 9 credit hours from Program Electives and will NOT take any Open Elective credit hours.

 

Total Required Credits

 36