Sep 19, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate


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This certificate program is designed for any SVSU student wishing to teach English to speakers of other languages, especially outside the United States or in adult education settings, and whose career needs do not mandate teaching certification.

This 21-credit program includes 18 credits of courses and a three-credit practicum. Candidates for the TESOL certificate must fulfill an additional language requirement and a GPA requirement as described below.

Language requirement: Candidates for this certificate must fulfill a second/additional language requirement. This can be fulfilled by two semesters of college study in a single language other than English or by demonstrating literacy and fluency in this language. Candidates for whom English is an additional language will meet the English language proficiency requirement through successful completion of this program.

Grade point requirement: Candidates must maintain a minimum “B” (3.0) grade point average in all TESOL Core Courses.

Certificate in TESOL (21 cr)


TESOL Core Courses (15 cr)


TESOL Practicum (3 cr)


Language Requirement:


Candidates for this certificate must fulfill a second/additional language requirement. This can be fulfilled by two semesters of college study in a single language other than English or by demonstrating literacy and fluency in this language. Candidates for whom English is an additional language will meet the English language proficiency requirement through successful completion of this program.

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