Master of Arts in TESOL with Initial Certification
|EDUC 5429||Philosophical Foundations of Education||3|
|EDUC 5442||Educational Psychology||3|
|EDTC 5401||Introduction to Educational Technology||3|
|SPED 5403||Foundations in Research and Evaluation of Psychoeducational Issues in Special Education||3|
|TSLA 5423||Foundations of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education||3|
|or TSLA 5467||Language Acquisition|
|TSLA 5436||TESOL Methods and Materials Development||3|
|TSLA 5441||Teaching and Learning within Multicultural Contexts of Education||3|
|TSLA 5527||Testing and Assessment in TESOL and Bilingual Programs||3|
|TSLA 5951||Elementary TESOL/Bilingual Advanced Practicum 1||3|
|or TSLA 5952||Secondary TESOL/Bilingual Advanced Practicum|
|TSLA 6451||Infusing Content Language into TESOL/Bilingual Curriculum (Grades 4-12)||3|
|TSLA 6530||Content Language and Reading Acquisition for English Language Learners and Special Needs Students||3|
|TSLA 6999A||Capstone Seminar in Inclusive Language Teaching||3|
|Select 1-3 elective courses in consultation with advisor 2||3-12|
|Additional Certification Requirements 3|
|TSLA 6581||Directed Observation and Supervised Student Teaching 4||6|
|or TSLA 6588|
& TSLA 6589
| Directed Observation I for TESOL/Bilingual DSAP Candidates|
and Directed Observation II for TESOL/Bilingual DSAP Candidates
|TSLA 6582||TESOL Student Teaching and DSAP Seminar||3|
|Additional MA Degree Requirements|
|EDUC 6598||edTPA Portfolio 5||0|
|TSLA 6999B||Comprehensive Examination in TESOL and Bilingual Education 2||0|
Required for candidates with no school experience.
Must include one course in English Language Syntax and Composition.
Based on transcript evaluation, some prior coursework (up to 12 credits) may apply toward the TESOL/Bilingual Education certification requirements. These replace elective credit.
Includes 7-8 weeks in an elementary and 7-8 weeks in a secondary TESOL education placement. A passing grade of B or better in student teaching is required.
$300 edTPA license fee required. Taken concurrently with TSLA 6582.
Taken concurrently with TSLA 6999A.
- The State of Connecticut requires nine credits of bilingualism/language study. This may include undergraduate courses. Candidates who have not taken world language coursework have the option of taking College Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests and receiving college credit to fulfill this requirement.