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TESOL Education (Birth – Grade 12)

School of Health Professions and Education


Undergraduate Education Programs

Program Requirements



Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Education (Birth – Grade 12)


The program in teaching English to speakers of other languages is designed to prepare prospective teachers in the prekindergarten, elementary, and secondary grades.

This program is open to English majors. In addition to the requirements of their major and the courses in the TESOL program (listed below), students must fulfill the following requirements (some of which may be satisfied by the Utica College core curriculum):
  • 6 credit hours or the equivalent of study in a language other than English
     
  • at least 6 credits in each of the following fields: English, mathematics, science, and history
     
  • 3 credit hours in the fine arts 

Course Requirements Credits Year
EDU 111 Introduction to Teaching  1 1
EDU 201 Applied Educational Psychology 3 2
EDU 215 Diversity, Disabilities, and Success 3 2,3
EDU 301 Foundations of Literacy 3 2,3
EDU 302 Literacy and Comprehension: Birth – Childhood 3 2,3
EDU 312 Practical Teaching Methodologies 3 3
EDU 321 Foundations of American Education 3 3
EDU 333 Adolescent English/Language Arts Methods 3 3,4
  - OR -    
EDU 334 Adolescent Social Studies Methods  3  3,4
  - OR -    
EDU 335 Adolescent Mathematics Methods  3  3,4
  - OR -    
EDU 337 Adolescent Science Methods 3  3,4
PSY 321 Infancy and Childhood  3  2,3
  - OR -    
PSY 322 Adolescent Psychology  3  2,3
ANT 101 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3  
  - OR -    
SOC 252 Racial and Cultural Minorities 3 1,2
ENG 311 Modern English Grammar 3 2,3
ENG 316 Principles and Practice of ESL 3 3
ENG 317 ESL Through the Subject Areas 3 3
ENG 318 Introduction to Linguistics 3 3
ANT/ENG 351 Language and Culture 3 3
Student Teaching or Mentored Internship
EDU 471 Student Teaching Seminar 0 4
EDU 475  Student Teaching I  6  4
  - OR -     
EDU 477 Mentored Internship 6 4
EDU 476 Student Teaching II 6 4
  - OR -    
EDU 478 Mentored Internship 6 4

NOTE: Students in the TESOL program must complete at least 90 credit hours in the liberal arts. Education courses are not liberal arts courses. Students should consult as early as possible with their adviser to be sure that they fulfill this requirement.


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