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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, B.A.

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, B.A.

This is a sample plan of study with a suggested sequencing of classes for the major.  University electives may be applied to earn additional academic majors, minors, or certificates.  Students should regularly meet with their academic advisor to plan their specific semester schedule to include UNIFI/General Education program and/or university elective hours required. ** Students planning to study abroad should consult with an advisor about their Plan of Study.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHour
TESOL 2015 Language Today (satisfies UNIFI Human Condition-Domestic) 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 12
 Hours15
Spring
CHIN 1001 Elementary Chinese I (or other language) 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 12
 Hours16
Sophomore
Fall
CHIN 1002 Elementary Chinese II (or other language) 4
ENGLISH 2520 Multicultural Literature (satisfies UNIFI Human Condition-Domestic) 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 7
 Hours14
Spring
ENGLISH 2120 Critical Writing About Literature (satisfies UNIFI Written Communication) 3
TESOL 4120/5120 Introduction to Linguistics (or TESOL 4110 The Structure of English) 3
LANG 4740/5740 Approaches to Language Learning and Teaching 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 6
 Hours15
Junior
Fall
TESOL 4760/5760 Principles and Practices in Language Teaching 3
TESOL 4510/5510 Language Development 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 9
 Hours15
Spring
TESOL 4540/5540 Sociolinguistics (or TESOL 4520 Cultural Aspects of Languages and Language Teaching) 3
TESOL 4350/5350 Phonetics, Phonology, and Language Teaching 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives OR Study Abroad (courses chosen in consultation with advisor) 9
 Hours15
Senior
Fall
TESOL 4340/5340 English Grammar: Form and Function 3
TESOL 4XXX Elective in TESOL 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 9
 Hours15
Spring
TESOL 4720/5720 Bilingualism and Bilingual Education 3
ENGLISH or TESOL 4XXX TESOL Major Elective 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 9
 Hours15
 Total Hours120