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TESOL Certificate requirements

TESOL Certificate (18 credits)

The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Certificate is designed to prepare students to teach English as a second or foreign language, either in the United States or abroad. The Certificate requires the following six courses:

  • ENGL 5147 U/G: Language Acquisition
  • ENGL 5148 U/G: Sociolinguistics
  • ENGL 5165 U/G: Introduction to Linguistics
  • ENGL 5168 U/G: TESOL Methods
  • ENGL 5167 U/G: English Grammar
  • ENGL 5169 U/G: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Practicum

Currently, we offer two options for the practicum: a local option in Columbus and one in Korea (PDF).