Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Track

Core requirements   (18 hours)

All students in the MA program in English must complete the following 18-hour core:

TESOL track

Students choosing the graduate track in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) must satisfy the following course work as part of their core requirements: ENG 688, 691, 695, 793 and 796. In addition to the core and degree requirements listed above, these students must also complete the following courses:

For descriptions of the TESOL graduate certificate program and the Missouri DESE ELL (English Language Learners) K-12 Endorsement requirements, see the TESOL Certificate website. Students may also consult with the Coordinator of the TESOL program, Dr. Yili Shi.

TESOL certification option

Students interested in the TESOL certificate should talk to their advisor about the requirements. 

TESOL track comprehensive exam resources

Comprehensive exam protocols vary by program. The most up-to-date information can be found on the English Department Graduate Students Blackboard site. You can locate the link to this site under My Organizations when you log in to Blackboard. If you still need access to this Blackboard site, please contact the English Department Graduate Director or your advisor.