Major in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)
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
TEL481Internship in TESL/TEFL3-4
EDU200Introduction to Education3
EDU201Introduction to Education Field Experience1
EDU240Educational Psychology3
EDU241Educational Psychology Field Experience1
EDU317GZEducational Equity 13
EDU426Methods in Teaching K-12 World Languages and Cultures3
A world language 210
Choose three from TESOL Area Elective courses: 39
Peoples and Cultures of Latin America 1
African Civilizations 1
History of China, Japan, and Korea 1
History of India and Its Neighbors 1
Latin American Civilizations 1
History of Islam 1
Hispanic Christianity 1
Modern Europe
Asian Philosophy
Hispanic Cultures 1
Hispanic Cultures: Guatemalan Perspectives 1
Historic Spain and its Cultures 1
Choose one from TESOL Cross-cultural elective courses:3-4
Peoples and Cultures of the United States 1
Christianity in Cross-Cultural Perspective 1
Intercultural Communication 1
Minorities in America 1
Introduction to International Relations 1
Cross-Cultural Psychology 1
Religions of India, China and Japan 1
SCS330G
1
SCS387Z
1
SCS389
Internship in Spanish
Christianity and the World's Religions
Major55-57
General Education49-50
Electives18-20
Total Credits122-127
1

This course meets a General Education requirement.

2

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

3

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).

B.A. in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) 2016-2017: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
GES106 Mathematics (M) course 3Second Language (S) course1 4
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 GES110
GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 Nature of Persons (N) course 3
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4
PEA100   
 11 3 11
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
World Languages and Cultures course 3World Cultures (U) course3 3TEL301 (spring, odd years) Analysis of the English Language3
EDU200 Introduction to Education3 LIN210Z Introduction to Second Language Acquisition3
EDU201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1 EDU240 Educational Psychology3
THE201 Christian Theology3 EDU241 Educational Psychology Field Experience1
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 TESOL Area Elective 3
TEL305 (fall, odd years) Teaching Language Skills for Second Language Learners3 Elective 3
 16 3 16
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
LIN300 Introduction to Linguistics3Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3Semester Abroad: World Languages and Cultures 3
TEL320 Curriculum Development and Assessment3 TEL2402 TESOL Practicum Abroad1
Elective 3 TESOL Area Elective 3
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 TESOL Cross-Cultural Elective 3
Elective 3 Electives 5
 13 3 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
EDU317GZ Educational Equity3Interim Off TEL481 Internship in TESL/TEFL3-4
EDU426 Methods in Teaching K-12 World Languages and Cultures3 TESOL Area Elective 3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
Elective 4 Elective 4
  Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
 13 0 13-17
Total Credits: 117-121
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

TEFL 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. 

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 Foreign Language (TEFL) 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 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 Mathematics (M) course 3
Nature of Persons (N) course 3 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774
PEA100   
 11 4 14
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
World Languages and Cultures course 3World Cultures (U) course3 3TESOL Area Elective 3
EDU200 Introduction to Education3 LIN210Z Introduction to Second Language Acquisition3
EDU201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1 EDU240 Educational Psychology3
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 EDU241 Educational Psychology Field Experience1
TEL305 (fall, odd years) Teaching Language Skills for Second Language Learners3 Elective 3
 14 3 13
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
TEL320 Curriculum Development and Assessment3Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3Semester Abroad: World Languages and Cultures 3
LIN300 Introduction to Linguistics3 TEL2402 TESOL Practicum Abroad1
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 TEL301 (spring, odd years) Analysis of the English Language3
Electives 9 TESOL Cross-Cultural Elective 3
  Elective 3
 16 3 13
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
EDU317GZ Educational Equity3Interim Off TEL481 Internship in TESL/TEFL3-4
EDU426 Methods in Teaching K-12 World Languages and Cultures3 TESOL Area Elective 3
TESOL Area Elective 3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 Electives 5
Elective 3 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
 15 0 14-18
Total Credits: 120-124
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

TEFL 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. 

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.)