Master of Arts in Cultural & Linguistic Diversity (TESOL)

TESOL

Students pursuing a concentration in TESOL (teaching English to speakers of other languages) will blend linguistic and ESL (English as a second language) coursework with practical experience. Students will learn:

  • the nature and variety of language in general and English in particular
  • the necessary interaction of language and culture
  • the nature of second language acquisition and second language assessment
  • the principles and practices of second language teaching methodology and cross-cultural knowledge and experience 

 

Requirements (36 credits)

Course Number

Course Name

Updated: January 2013

Core Curriculum (9 credits)

GEN 501 or
GEN 505
Human Development -OR-
Adult Human Development (required)
GEN 502 Methods of Research (required)
GEN 503 Interpersonal Relations (required)
GEN 600 Comprehensive Examination (required, no credits)

Required Courses (24 credits)

CLD 546  or
CLD 503
Multicultural Multilingual Issues in Education -OR-
Issues in Contemporary Culture of the United States
CLD 522 Introduction to Linguistics
CLD 524 Sociolinguistics
CLD 534 Teaching English as a Second Language
CLD 536 Reading/Writing in the ESL Classroom
CLD 546 Multicultural Multilingual Issues in Education
CLD 548 Structure of English
CLD 560 Second Language Acquisition
CLD 564 Practicum in TESOL
CLD 599 Comprehensive Examination (required, no credits)

Elective Courses (3 Credits)

CLD 506 Cultures of the Caribbean, Latin America, or Asia
CLD 546 Multicultural Multilingual Issues
PSYC 640 Multicultural Counseling
CLD 558  or
CLD 544
English for Specific Purposes -OR-
Curriculum and Materials Development
EDL 634 Content Area Reading
PSYC 640 Diversity Counseling
  Other with approval of program coordinator

For application materials and more information, contact Sandra Rollison at 610-647-4400 ext. 3215 or srollison@immaculata.edu.


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