MA TESOL Program Planning Worksheet

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The courses offered in the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) MA at IUP prepare students to excel in a variety of career choices, particularly teaching at the community-college level or teaching abroad. All classes in the TESOL MA are offered in a traditional course format.

Below are the required courses for the TESOL MA:

Core Courses (15cr)

ENGL 625: Introduction to TESOL

ENGL 644: Teaching Methodology, Materials, and Instructional Technology

ENGL 649: Introduction to Research in TESOL and Applied Linguistics

ENGL 724: Second Language Acquisition

ENGL 725: Second Language Literacy

Teacher Education Component (6cr)

ENGL 688: Practicum in TESOL

ENGL 694: Observation of English Teaching

TESOL Research Component: Thesis Track Only (6cr)

Six thesis credit hours are required in addition to:

ENGL 795: Thesis Research

TESOL Electives (9cr)

ENGL 705: Language and Social Contexts

ENGL 723: Second Language Teaching

ENGL 730: Teaching Writing

ENGL 742: Cross Cultural Communication

*Additional elective courses available

Course Details and Schedules

Specific course offerings by semester are available from the Graduate Office for Literature and Criticism and Composition and TESOL. You may register for classes online through MyIUP.