University of Mississippi

TESL Courses

TESL Minor Core Requirements: 

  • TESL 380. Introduction to TESOL
  • TESL 395. Second Language Acquisition

CERTIFICATE Core Requirements: 

  • TESL 542. Teaching English as a Second Language 
  • TESL 600. Introduction to Linguistics for Graduate Students – OR – LING 501. Descriptive Grammar
  • TESL 645. Practicum in Teaching English as a Second Language

MA Core Requirements: 

    • TESL 531. Assessment in Second Language Acquisition
    • TESL 542. Teaching English as a Second Language 
    • TESL 547, Cultural Dimensions of Second Language Acquisition
    • TESL 592. Modern English Grammar
    • TESL 600. Introduction to Linguistics for Graduate Students
    • TESL 645. Practicum in Teaching English as a Second Language
    • TESL 646. Language Teacher Research
    • TESL 695. Seminar in Second Language Acquisition

Course Requirements for ESL ENDORSEMENT

    • TESL 531. Assessment in Second Language Acquisition 
    • TESL 542. Teaching English as a Second Language
    • TESL 547. Cultural Dimensions of Second Language Acquisition
    • TESL 592. Modern English Grammar – OR – LING 501. Descriptive Grammar

Elective  Courses:

  • TESL 500. Language Use in American Universities
  • TESL 535. Bilingualism, Education and Identity
  • TESL 545. Indigenous Languages and Pedagogies
  • TESL 550. Language Politics and Social Policy
  • TESL 552. Intercultural Communication
  • TESL 612. Seminar in Phonology
  • TESL 614. Seminar in Morphology
  • TESL 616. Seminar in Syntax
  • TESL 620. Seminar in Sociolinguistics
  • TESL 630. Language Program Administration
  • TESL 660. Introduction to Translation Theory & Practice
  • TESL 672. Research and Practice in Classroom Second Language Acquisition
  • TESL 673. Advanced Methods of Teaching Second Languages
  • TESL 680. Critical Issues in TESL
  • TESL 689. Teaching Second Language Writing
  • TESL 694. Research Methods in Applied Linguistics
  • TESL 697. Thesis
  • CERTIFICATE STUDENTS MAY ADDITIONALLY TAKE MA CORE REQUIREMENTS AS ELECTIVES

Related Linguistics  Courses:

  • LING 502. Historical Linguistics
  • LING 503. History of the English Language
  • LING 505. History of the English Language II
  • LING 509. Language Evolution
  • LING 540. Special Topics in Linguistics I
  • LING 580. World Englishes
  • LING 595. Seminar in Linguistics
  • LING 613. Research Design and Analysis
  • LING 615. Fundamentals of Linguistic Science
  • LING 617. Seminar in Comparative Linguistics
  • LING 653. Linguistic Anthropology
  • MLLL 541. Special Topics in Linguistics II

For complete course descriptions, please consult the UM Academic Catalog.