This concentration is valuable for teachers who are interested in teaching English as a foreign language to adults. In this program, you explore the structure of English, methods of teaching English, and curriculum and values taught in classroom context and can be taken on-campus, online, or a combination of both.
The Master of Arts in Teaching English to Students of Other Languages (TESOL) is a 30-unit program that can be completed in 18 months. View program sheet (PDF).
The program has three main elements:
SEED 553: Writing Literature Reviews (2)
SEED 570: Introduction to Spiritual Formation for the Educator (3)
SEED 524: Research in Culture and Intercultural Instruction (3)
TTBE 732: Life of Christ (or approved Bible elective) (3)
SEED 501: Philosophy and Values in School and Society (3)
ISTE 509: Structure of English (3)
ISTE 525: Introduction of TESOL (3)
ISTE 527: Materials Evaluation and Preparation (3)
ISTE 560: Communicating Values through TESOL (3)
ISTE 614: Second Language Acquisition (3), or
ISTE 541: Intercultural Communication for Teachers (3)
ISTE 692: Practicum in TESOL (3)
Courses above available online.
SEED 594: Action Research (1)
Please see the MA Personalized admission requirements for admission information.