Major in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) K-12 (B.A.)
LIN210ZIntroduction to Second Language Acquisition 13
LIN300Introduction to Linguistics3
TEL240TESOL Practicum Abroad1
TEL301Analysis of the English Language3
TEL305Teaching Language Skills for Second Language Learners3
TEL320Curriculum Development and Assessment3
EDU200Introduction to Education3
EDU201Introduction to Education Field Experience1
EDU203School Health and Drugs2
EDU220Introduction to Middle Level Education3
EDU240Educational Psychology3
EDU241Educational Psychology Field Experience1
EDU272Language and Literacy Development for Young Learners (K-3)5
EDU317GZEducational Equity 13
EDU320Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1
EDU321Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1
EDU400Methods in Teaching K-12 English to Speakers of Other Languages3
EDU401Middle Level Education Practicum in TESL1
EDU490Student Teaching Block 414
A world language 27-8
Choose from TESOL Area Electives 36
Peoples and Cultures of Latin America
Peoples and Cultures of Latin America
African Civilizations
History of China, Japan, and Korea
History of India and Its Neighbors
Latin American Civilizations
History of Islam
Hispanic Christianity
Modern Europe
Asian Philosophy
Hispanic Cultures: Guatemalan Perspectives
Historic Spain and its Cultures
Choose from cross-cultural electives3
Peoples and Cultures of the United States
Christianity in Cross-Cultural Perspective
Intercultural Communication
Minorities in America
Introduction to International Relations
Cross-Cultural Psychology
Religions of India, China and Japan
Sociology of Third World Development
Cross Cultural Experience
Cross-Cultural Missions Practicum
Internship in Spanish
Christianity and the World's Religions
Major73-74
General Education49-50
Total Credits122-124
1

This course meets a General Education requirement. 

2

Courses must be chosen so that at least two different geographic areas are studied (e.g., a course on Africa, a course on Latin America).

3

TESL majors who are non-native speakers of English must reach an advanced proficiency level in English. 

4

In order to meet requirements for endorsements and duel majors this number is subject to change. Students should consult with their advisor. 

Students must earn a grade of C or better in each content area (TEL, LIN) and education courses in the major. Courses with a grade of C- or lower must be repeated.

Students with K-12 licensure in TESL may choose one or more Middle Level Endorsements. See endorsement area listing under Major in Elementary Education with Middle Level Endorsement in the Education section of this catalog.

B.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) K-12 2016-2017: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
GES106 Mathematics (M) course 3Second Language (S) course1 4
GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4
Nature of Persons (N) course 3 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 PEA100
GES110  Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3
 11 3 14
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
World Languages & Cultures course 3World Cultures (U) course3 3World Languages & Cultures course 3
EDU2004 Introduction to Education3 LIN210Z Introduction to Second Language Acquisition3
EDU201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1 K-6 Education Block 1 10
TEL305 (fall, odd years) Teaching Language Skills for Second Language Learners3  Education Psychology and Pedagogy
THE201 Christian Theology3  Language and Literacy Development for Young Learners (K-3)
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1  Primary Grade Practicum
   Education Technology
   Kindergarten Education
 14 3 16
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
TEL320 Curriculum Development and Assessment3TEL2403 TESOL Practicum Abroad1TEL301 Analysis of the English Language3
EDU203 School Health and Drugs2 EDU220 Introduction to Middle Level Education3
LIN300 Introduction to Linguistics3 TESOL Area Elective 3
TESOL Area Elective 3 TESOL Cross-Cultural Elective 3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
 14 1 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
EDU317GZ Educational Equity3Interim Off EDU490 Student Teaching Block14
EDU320 Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1  
EDU321 Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1  
EDU400 Methods in Teaching K-12 English to Speakers of Other Languages3  
EDU401 Middle Level Education Practicum in TESL1  
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3  
Elective 1  
Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3  
 13-16 0 14
Total Credits: 118-121
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

2

TESL majors must complete a TESOL Practicum abroad of at least 3 weeks. This Practicum will usually be done during the summer or Interim. Students choose their program in consultation with the director of the TESOL program and the Office of International Studies and enroll in the course entitled TESOL Practicum Abroad the semester after they return from being abroad and complete the on-campus requirements for the TESOL Practicum Abroad

3

The Education Department offers interim trips that meet the U requirement - EDU236UZ or EDU204UZ. See Education Abroad Options

4

MN basic skills tests (MTLE) are required for full admission to the Education Department. 

This program assumes a student will use EDU317GZ to satisfy the general education Comparative Systems requirement. 

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

B.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) K-12 2016-2017: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
GES106 GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4Second Language (S) course1 4
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774
Nature of Persons (N) course 3 PEA100
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 Mathematics (M) course 3
  Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
 14 4 12-15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
World Languages & Cultures course 3World Cultures (U) course3 3World Languages & Cultures course 3
EDU2004 Introduction to Education3 LIN210Z Introduction to Second Language Acquisition3
EDU201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1 K-6 Education Block 1 10
TEL305 (fall, odd years) Teaching Language Skills for Second Language Learners3  Education Psychology and Pedagogy
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4  Language and Literacy Development for Young Learners (K-3)
Elective 2  Primary Grade Practicum
   Education Technology
   Kindergarten Education
 16 3 16
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
EDU203 School Health and Drugs2TEL2403 TESOL Practicum Abroad1TEL301 Analysis of the English Language3
TEL320 Curriculum Development and Assessment3 EDU220 Introduction to Middle Level Education3
LIN300 Introduction to Linguistics3 TESOL Area Elective 3
TESOL Area Elective 3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
TESOL Cross-Cultural Elective 3 Elective 3
 14 1 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
EDU317GZ Educational Equity3Interim Off EDU490 Student Teaching Block14
EDU320 Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1  
EDU321 Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1  
EDU400 Methods in Teaching K-12 English to Speakers of Other Languages3  
EDU401 Middle Level Education Practicum in TESL1  
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3  
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3  
 15 0 14
Total Credits: 124-127
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

2

TESL majors must complete a TESOL Practicum abroad of at least 3 weeks. This Practicum will usually be done during the summer or Interim. Students choose their program in consultation with the director of the TESOL program and the Office of International Studies and enroll in the course entitled TESOL Practicum Abroad the semester after they return from being abroad and complete the on-campus requirements for the TESOL Practicum Abroad

3

The Education Department offers interim trips that meet the U requirement - EDU236UZ or EDU204UZ. See Education Abroad Options

4

MN basic skills tests (MTLE) are required for full admission to the Education Department. 

This program assumes a student will use EDU317GZ to satisfy the general education Comparative Systems requirement. 

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)