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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Undergraduate Certificate

Minimum Totals for Graduation: 12 hours

This 12-credit hour certificate is designed for degree-seeking students in any major and non-degree-seeking students who want to teach English abroad or in non-profit English programs and for-profit language schools in the United States.

Please note: The undergraduate TESOL certificate does not count as an ESL endorsement for the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). Students wishing to teach ESL in the public school system need to minor in ESL.

Required Courses (12 hours)

ENG 375Introduction to Linguistics


ENG 571Methods in Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages


ENG 574TESOL Materials, Assessment, Curriculum


ENG 577Introduction to Second Language Acquisition


Total: 12 semester hours