English, BA with Teacher Certification in English Language Arts (Grades 4-8)

Program Description

Admission and Retention Requirements for English Certification

For admission to and retention in Teacher Education in the field of English, students must achieve and sustain a 3.0 GPA in all English coursework. To qualify to take the English TExES examination, students must meet the following criteria:

  1. Have at least a 2.5 GPA on all college coursework (lower and upper level).
  2. Have completed one English TExES Review Workshop at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. This workshop must be taken in the semester prior to the term the student takes the TExES.

Students who meet the above criteria must request permission to take the TExES certification exam via the College of Education and Human Development’s TExES Approval/Request System (TAR) at <http://tar.tamucc.edu>. The English TExES Coordinator will approve all students who meet the above criteria. In addition, it is strongly recommended that students take a second English TExES Review Workshop in the semester that they take the exam.

There is no difference between a Literary Studies or Writing Studies emphasis for this certification.

Students returning to the University to complete certification must see the English TExES coordinator to identify any course deficiencies in the student’s teaching field. All criteria outlined in the plan must be met before the student will be permitted to take the English TExES.

Students seeking certification must also qualify to take the Professional Development TExES. For information, see the College of Education and Human Development section of this catalog.

General Requirements

Requirements Credit Hours
Core Curriculum Program 42
First-Year Seminars (when applicable) (2)
English Major Requirements 30
Professional Development 24
Teacher Certification Requirements 18
Foreign Language Requirements 6
Total Credit Hours 120

Program Requirements

Full-time, First-year Students
UNIV 1101University Seminar I1
UNIV 1102University Seminar II1
Core Curriculum Program
University Core Curriculum42
English Major Requirements
ENGL 2370Introduction to Literary Studies3
ENGL 3340Grammar3
ENGL 3360Current Approaches to Composition and Literature3
ENGL 3361Strategies and Genres of Advanced Writing3
ENGL 3330Current Events and Literature3
or ENGL 3323 Young Adult Fiction
ENGL 4370Oral Interpretation of Children's Literature3
Creative Writing
Select one of the following:3
Techniques of Creative Writing
Creative Writing Workshop: Survey and Practice of Genres
Strategies of Writing Creative Nonfiction
Writing Studies
Select one of the following:3
Document Design and Publishing
Writing for the Web
Grants and Proposals
Writing in the Nonprofit Agencies
Conventions and Genres
Select one of the following:3
Interdisciplinary Approaches to Literature
Drama
Poetry
The Novel
Literary and Cultural Studies
Select one of the following:3
Current Events and Literature
Gender, Sexuality and Literature
Race and Ethnicity in Literature
Other Certification Requirements
READ 3320Principles and Practices of Reading Instruction3
READ 3351Reading Assessment and Intervention3
SMTE 1350Fundamentals of Mathematics I3
SMTE 1351Fundamentals of Mathematics II3
SMTE 3315Foundational Approaches to the Physical Sciences3
SMTE 3316Foundational Approaches to the Life Sciences3
Professional Development
EDUC 3311School and Society3
Clinical Observation Sequence
EDUC 4311Classroom Management3
EDUC 4605Planning, Teaching, Assessment and Technology6
Clinical Teaching Sequence
EDUC 4321Instructional Design for Special Populations3
EDUC 4995Clinical Teaching9
Foreign Language Requirements
See the College of Liberal Arts for the college language requirement.6
Total Hours122

Note:

  • When topic is approved for cluster - see S.A.I.L. or advisor for further information.
  • Students seeking teacher certification in English Language Arts (4-8) must take the courses listed above in addition to the Core Curriculum Program curriculum and all professional development courses. Please see the College of Education and Human Development for the list of professional development requirements.

Course Sequencing

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallHours
Core Curriculum 15
 Hours15
Spring
Core Curriculum 15
 Hours15
Summer
Core Curriculum 12
 Hours12
Second Year
Fall
ENGL 2370
Introduction to Literary Studies
or Introduction to Writing Studies
3
ENGL 3302
Techniques of Creative Writing
or Creative Writing Workshop: Survey and Practice of Genres
or Strategies of Writing Creative Nonfiction
3
READ 3320 Principles and Practices of Reading Instruction 3
SMTE 1350 Fundamentals of Mathematics I 3
 Hours12
Spring
ENGL 3323
Young Adult Fiction
or Current Events and Literature
3
ENGL 3361 Strategies and Genres of Advanced Writing 3
EDUC 3311 School and Society 3
SMTE 3315 Foundational Approaches to the Physical Sciences 3
 Hours12
Third Year
Fall
ENGL 3340 Grammar 3
ENGL 3325
Interdisciplinary Approaches to Literature
or Drama
or Poetry
or The Novel
3
SMTE 1351 Fundamentals of Mathematics II 3
READ 3351 Reading Assessment and Intervention 3
 Hours12
Spring
ENGL 3360 Current Approaches to Composition and Literature 3
ENGL 3378
Document Design and Publishing
or Writing for the Web
or Grants and Proposals
or Writing in the Nonprofit Agencies
3
ENGL 3330
Current Events and Literature
or Gender, Sexuality and Literature
or Race and Ethnicity in Literature
3
SMTE 3316 Foundational Approaches to the Life Sciences 3
 Hours12
Fourth Year
Fall
ENGL 4370 or any 4000-level ENGL course 3
EDUC 4311 Classroom Management 3
EDUC 4605 Planning, Teaching, Assessment and Technology 6
EDUC 4321 Instructional Design for Special Populations 3
 Hours15
Spring
Clinical Teaching 9
 Hours9
 Total Hours114

Courses

ENGL 0399  Integrated Reading and Writing  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

A portfolio-based course  with required tutoring (lab) time focused on the writing and reading processes, including strategies for invention, revision, and editing, and techniques of active reading, such as analysis, inference, summary, and evaluating texts. Students will enter ENGL 0399 through Texas Success Initiative (TSI) mandated remediation. (Not counted toward graduation)

ENGL 1301  Writing and Rhetoric I  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

English 1301 introduces students to writing studies, rhetoric, academic research, and information literacy. Students will critically read and reflect on threshold concepts in writing studies. They will practice recursive writing and research processes for various situations. Sections will be offered both online and in person each semester.

TCCNS: ENGL 1301  
ENGL 1302  Writing and Rhetoric II  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

English 1302 builds on the foundation in writing studies, rhetoric, academic research, and information literacy introduced in ENGL 1301. Students will read, apply, and reflect on the current research and scholarship in writing studies and rhetoric. Students will practice transferring, deepening, and extending their ability to use writing into discipline-specific, workplace, and civic contexts. Sections will be offered both online and in person each semester.

Prerequisite: ENGL 1301.

TCCNS: ENGL 1302  
ENGL 2303  Introduction to Writing Studies  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

This course will review current scholarship on writing studies, including threshold concepts, activity theory, and genre studies. It will consider various perspectives on the uses of writing to provide students with an intellectual and practical understanding of writing. This course provides a starting point for the more specific studies of writing that occur in other writing studies courses.

ENGL 2316  Literature and Culture  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Introduction to literatures that raise aesthetic, cultural, social, and/or political issues that affect and reflect the human condition across regions, cultures, and nations.  Sample topics:  Crossing Borders, The City in Literature, Islands and Islanders, Science and Fiction. 

TCCNS: ENGL 2331  
ENGL 2332  Literature of the Western World: From the Classics to the Renaissance  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Study of important literary texts from the Ancient World to the Renaissance.

TCCNS: ENGL 2332  
ENGL 2333  Literature of the Western World: From the Enlightenment to the Present  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Study of important literary texts from the Enlightenment to the present.

TCCNS: ENGL 2333  
ENGL 2360  Language and Gender  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

In this class, we explore how language reflects, and is reflected upon, one facet of our identities: gender. We will explore the complex relationships between gender and aspects of language such as conversation, narrative, pronunciation, grammar, and pragmatic norms. We will also discuss the intersection of gender and other social factors, such as race or culture, as manifested in the language use. Students will also have an opportunity to discuss how gender is represented in the media and online, as well as how gender is situated in institutional contexts, such as home, school, work, and law. There is no prior knowledge of linguistics or social theory required for this class. Course activities include lectures, class discussions, in-class article presentation, language observations, hands-on data analysis, and a final project.

ENGL 2370  Introduction to Literary Studies  
3 Semester Credit Hours  

An introduction to literary analysis and scholarship for the intermediate writer. Emphasis placed on genres of literature, literary research, and expository and analytical composition. Familiarizes students with the various disciplines and related conversations within English Studies. Should be taken by sophomore-level English majors in the Literary Studies emphasis, and by Literary Studies and Creative Writing minors.

Prerequisite: ENGL 1302.

ENGL 2371  Exploring Social Media  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

In this course we will examine and discuss current issues related to social media within a rhetorical framework. We will use different social media platforms to share and discuss in order to provide hands-on experience in these environments. Social media will be explored at the micro level as students will review their online social media presence to better understand how readers view them online. From the macro level we will identify current topics that affect the design and use of social media platforms and applications.

ENGL 3167  English as a Second/Foreign Language Tutoring  
1 Semester Credit Hour  

Students pursuing the Advanced TESOL Certificate will supplement ENGL 3367 (TESOL Seminar: Methods) with practical experience tutoring English learners. Students will write reflectively about those experiences. As needed, students will undergo site-specific training.

Co-requisite: ENGL 3367.  
ENGL 3301  Technical and Professional Writing  
3 Semester Credit Hours  

A course designed to help students gain practical experience in finding and interpreting information and writing reports and documents for specialized audiences in the technical and professional world. ENGL 3301 will be held in a computer-assisted classroom.

ENGL 3302  Techniques of Creative Writing  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Introduces students to the theoretical knowledge and practical experience used in creative writing. Focuses on poetry, creative nonfiction, and short fiction. For all majors.

ENGL 3310  Technical and Professional Writing for Computer Science  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Designed specifically for computer science majors, this course focuses on developing students ability to (1) use writing to communicate effectively with a range of audiences about technology; (2) identify, analyze, and appropriately integrate relevant information in their writing; (3) make informed judgments about their uses of writing based on ACM's and IEEE's code of ethics; and (4) develop their ability to function effectively individually and as members of a team to establish goals, plan tasks, meet deadlines, manage risk, and produce deliverables. 

ENGL 3321  Film and Literature  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

3 sem. hrs. Studies the connections between the formal elements of literature and of film, with emphasis on theme, narrative style, and genre. By viewing films based on literary sources, students will analyze how literature is adapted into film as well as identify strategies to view and read critically. For all majors.

ENGL 3323  Young Adult Fiction  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Literary study of young adult literature through analysis, discussion, and interpretation. The course emphasizes literary issues connected with society, culture, history, and genre.

ENGL 3325  Interdisciplinary Approaches to Literature  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

In recent decades, it has become common to study literature in light of other disciplinary perspectives-and to study other disciplines as they are depicted in literature. From these interdisciplinary approaches has emerged a distinct mode of analysis that examines texts within their broader social and cultural milieu. In this course students will earn to use cross-disciplinary methods to interpret literature and culture. Topics will vary, but may include Religion, Medicine, and American Literature, Disability Narratives in the Eighteenth Century, Trauma and the City in Twentieth-Century Literature.

ENGL 3330  Current Events and Literature  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

This course examines literature in the context of current issues and events. Students will place literature in conversation with social, political, and cultural trends as a means of engaging with and understanding these trends and the debates associated with them. Using reading, writing, and discussion as modes of critical inquiry, students will discover the critical role that literature plays in representing, responding to, and shaping current events.

ENGL 3339  Introduction to Linguistics  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Introductory survey course covering phonetics, morphology, syntax, semantics, sociolinguistics, neurolinguistics, and language acquisition.

ENGL 3340  Grammar  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Presents a general descriptive overview of English grammar and provides a structural framework for analyzing English sentences.

ENGL 3341  British Literature before 1800  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Study of significant works of poetry, drama, and prose before 1800 with emphasis on historical context and the exploration of literary and cultural values through written texts.

Prerequisite: (ENGL 2370*) or (ENGL 3303*) or (ENGL 2303*).
* May be taken concurrently.

ENGL 3345  British Literature since 1800  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Study of significant works of British poetry, drama, and prose since 1800 with emphasis on historical context and the exploration of literary and cultural values through written texts.

Prerequisite: (ENGL 2370*) or (ENGL 3303*) or (ENGL 2303*).
* May be taken concurrently.

ENGL 3348  Drama  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

A genre-oriented study of dramatic literature, using a wide range of texts. Variable content.

ENGL 3349  Poetry  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

A genre-oriented study of poetry using a wide range of texts. Variable content.

ENGL 3354  American Literatures before 1900  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Study of significant works of American poetry, drama, and prose from the country's pre-European beginnings to 1900 with emphasis on historical context and the exploration of literary and cultural values through written texts.

Prerequisite: (ENGL 2370*) or (ENGL 2303*) or (ENGL 3303*).
* May be taken concurrently.

ENGL 3355  American Literatures since 1900  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Study of significant works of American poetry, drama, and prose from 1900 to the present with emphaisis on historical context and the exploration of literary and cultural values through written texts.

Prerequisite: (ENGL 2370*) or (ENGL 2303*) or (ENGL 3303*).
* May be taken concurrently.

ENGL 3360  Current Approaches to Composition and Literature  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Prepares prospective teachers to create developmentally appropriate learning environments and tasks that enable student success in writing and the study of literature in Language Arts and English courses.  Prepares students to meet the increased writing and reading expectations in all subject areas, including their own writing. 

ENGL 3361  Strategies and Genres of Advanced Writing  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Students will practice-writing in situated contexts (such as their majors, careers, and/or other professional interests) and across genres to develop more advanced and reflective writing strategies. By studying theories of writing; engaging in writing as a craft; and drafting, revising, and editing texts; students will refine and become more reflective in their writing processes. 

ENGL 3362  Creative Writing Workshop: Survey and Practice of Genres  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Develops students' skills as critics and writers of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction in a workshop setting. For all majors.

ENGL 3363  Foundations of Rhetoric  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

This course will study the historical and theoretical development of rhetoric through the works of principal thinkers. Students will analyze rhetorical concepts in their relation to civic, cultural, political, and pedagogical developments and the construction of knowledge and will use rhetorical concepts to produce logical, ethical, and moral arguments.

ENGL 3364  Strategies of Writing Creative Nonfiction  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Explores the uses of creative nonfiction through reading and writing about published works of experienced writers and scholars in the field and practicing a variety of creative nonfiction techniques and genres (e.g. literary journalism, memoir, and the personal narrative).

ENGL 3365  Second Language Acquisition  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

This course is an introduction to second language acquisition.  The course is designed to be accessible to students from a wide variety of backgrounds and no basic knowledge of the linguistic structure of English will be assumed.  This course will address issues related to how second language is learned by both children and adults.

ENGL 3366  Language in Society  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

An introduction to the study of language as a function of several societal variables. Introduces basic concepts of language such as linguistic varieties, dialect, speech communities, and linguistic attitudes.

ENGL 3367  TESOL Seminar  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

This course presents an introduction to and a critique of current and traditional methodologies of teaching English to speakers of other languages, with emphasis on aural comprehension; speaking, reading, and writing skills; testing and assessment; and linguistic-cultural differences.  This course is open to all majors, but is required for students seeking the Certificate in TESOL.

Prerequisite: ENGL 3365.

ENGL 3369  Topics in Linguistics  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Exploration of topics such as second language acquisition, language assessment, history of English, and contrastive analysis. May be repeated when topics vary.

ENGL 3378  Document Design and Publishing  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Focuses on the integration of text and visual rhetoric, such as graphics, for all kinds of professional publications including technical documents, media, public relations pieces, and advertisements.

ENGL 3379  Writing for the Web  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Emphasizes practical concepts related to writing and communication on the internet and the World Wide Web. Attention is given to finding and analyzing information; analyzing and designing WWW sites and other digital, hypertextual environments; and analyzing and composing hypertext-hypermedia materials for digital, networked environments. For all majors.

ENGL 3380  Visual Rhetoric  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Focuses on the analysis, design, and production of visual representations and multi-modal texts that integrate visual elements.

ENGL 4123  Nonprofit Writing Project  
1 Semester Credit Hour  

Students will gain practical experience with a nonprofit agency by developing a significant project that meets an agency identified need. Students should take this course in the last semester of their nonprofit certificate program in conjunction with one of the following: ENGL 3378, ENGL 3379, ENGL 4322, or ENGL 4321. The students' professor in the regular course will be the instructor of record for a the projects course.

ENGL 4300  Technologies and Cultures of the Book  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Working with a range of print media, students will learn to analyze the interplay between the text's content and its formal features. Students will build the skills to think and write analytically about the materiality of texts.

ENGL 4305  Major Authors  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

This course studies the significant works of a major literary author. Texts are viewed through a variety of critical perspectives and placed in the context of the writer's life and of the society, culture, and history of the times. May be repeated once for credit when authors vary.

ENGL 4320  Professional Writing Workshop  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

This course is tailored for individual students' writing and publishing projects in their disciplines.

ENGL 4321  Grants and Proposals  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

This course will teach students the grant proposal writing process, including identifying sources of funding, conducting research to support funding applications, and tailoring each proposal to a specific funding agency. Students will receive experience writing actual proposals on behalf of local organizations and agencies.

ENGL 4322  Writing in the Nonprofit Agencies  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Focuses on the specific kinds writing of professionals in the nonprofit world do, including internal communication in an agency, writing for the public, document creation, fund raising, board relations, and other relevant topics.

ENGL 4324  Editing & Style  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Practice in methods, tools, and principles of editing for nonfiction and technical publications. Emphasis on a rhetorical understanding of levels of editing, managing the editorial process, and grammar and style.

ENGL 4325  Writing Across Cultures and Contexts  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Through writing, students will study how groups perceive, understand, and communicate with and about each other. The course may focus on a specific type of writing (cross cultural expository writing, travel writing, cross cultural writing in industry), or on the linguistic and rhetorical practices of a cross-cultural community (latino/a rhetoric, African-American rhetorics, etc).

ENGL 4335  Creative Writing Studio: Development of Craft  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Develops students' skills as critics and writers of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction in a studio setting. Guides students to focus on a major project in one genre with sustained practice of techniques and revision. Open to students of all levels, from the novice to the advanced. For all majors.

ENGL 4340  The Novel  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

A genre-oriented study of long-form prose fictions, using a wide range of texts. Variable content.

ENGL 4345  Rhetorics, Literacies, and Writing  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

This course examines the history and major theories of rhetoric, literacy, and composition, and explores how they influence contemporary cultural productions.

ENGL 4350  Studies in Poetics: Theory, Form, and Practice  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Develops students' theoretical knowledge of poetics and practical experience of writing in traditional forms, from the Anglo-American tradition to the culturally diverse movements and innovation of form. Focusing on works written by poets about poetry and poetics primarily from the 19th to the 21st centuries. For all majors.

ENGL 4351  Senior Capstone: Literature and Writing  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

A study of literature in English for graduating seniors in the Literary Studies Emphasis. Emphasis is placed on genre, research, and analytical expository writing. 

Prerequisite: ENGL 2370, 3303 or 2303.

ENGL 4352  Capstone in Writing Studies  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

This course is the culminating experience for the Writing Studies emphasis in English. Students review, reflect on, integrate, and apply their learning from previous courses and experiences. Students create digital portfolios for career and publishing opportunities, emphasizing selection, revision, reflection, and presentation. In addition, students identify, evaluate, and annotate texts and resources to include in a curated digital collection/publication that will be available for students in future Writing Studies courses.

ENGL 4360  Gender, Sexuality and Literature  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

This course introduces students to literature that explores issues of gender and sexuality. It focuses on relevant literary periods and conventions, as well as on the historical, social, and cultural contexts of artistic productions.  Sample topics:  women's literature, queer literature, literature and masculinity.

ENGL 4361  Race and Ethnicity in Literature  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Topics focus on a variety of cross-cultural issues in historical and/or contemporary texts by Caribbean, British Indian, Native American, African American, Chicano/a, and/or other underrepresented authors.

ENGL 4362  Texts and Contexts  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Study of literary and cultural texts that raise issues of community and social relations, diversity, multiculturalism, and/or globalization. Sample topics: Medicine and Religion in American Literature, Traveling Histories, the Global City, and Literary Regionalism in Transnational Context. May be repeated once for credit when topics vary.

ENGL 4370  Oral Interpretation of Children's Literature  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

A study, primarily through the medium of performance, of various types and forms of literature for children. Strongly oriented toward teaching literature in the elementary school classroom. (Credit may not be given for both this course or THEA 4323.)

ENGL 4380  Critical Approaches to Literature and Culture  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

A study of selected perspectives and critical approaches to literature and culture, including an examination of some of the theoretical assumptions upon which they are based, as well as their implications for the way we think about literature, human identity, and the power of language.

Prerequisite: ENGL 2370.

ENGL 4385  Studies in Creative Writing  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

Students will focus on the craft of a specific genre or type of writing through reading experts' advice, reading and analyzing examples written by practitioners, and engaging in peer-response workshops with classmates. Attention will be paid to publication opportunities available for writers in that genre.

ENGL 4390  Topics in Literary Studies  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

May be repeated when topics vary—see S.A.I.L. or advisor for further information.

ENGL 4391  Topics in Writing Studies  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

May be repeated when topics vary--see S.A.I.L. or advisor for further information.

ENGL 4396  Directed Individual Study  
1-3 Semester Credit Hours (1-3 Lecture Hours)  

See College description.

ENGL 4398  Applied Experience  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

See College description.

ENGL 4399  TESOL Practicum  
3 Semester Credit Hours  

Practical experience teaching English to second language learners.  Students will observe, plan, and teach ESL lessons.  Instructional support provides opportunities to discuss and reflect upon teaching experiences and help students connect theory, methods, and practice.  This course enhances the TESOL Certification, but is not required for it.  Cannot be repeated for credit.