MA TESOL Program Planning Worksheet

  • 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: Observations of English Teaching

    TESOL Research Component: Thesis Track Only (6cr)

    Six thesis credit hours are required in addition to:

    ENGL 749: Advanced Research Seminar

    ENGL 795: Thesis Research

    TESOL Electives (9cr)

    ENGL 641: Topics in ESL Pedagogy: Critical ESL Assessment

    ENGL 705: Language and Social Contexts

    ENGL 723: Second Language Teaching

    ENGL 730: Teaching Writing

    ENGL 742: Cross Cultural Communication

    ENGL 747: Identity, Power, and the Multilingual Writer

    ENGL 754: World Englishes

    *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.