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International ESOL

The International ESOL is a two year program designed for candidates who wish to teach adult English language learners in the United States or to teach any level of English language learners in other countries. It includes one year of coursework at UNA and one year of applied studies coursework and an internship, which may be conducted abroad.

Prerequisites

1.  Bachelor's degree in any field

2.  Appropriate score(s) on MAT, GRE, Praxis, and/or TOFEL

The International ESOL Option does not lead to P-12 certification in ESOL in Alabama.

Coursework

(minimum 30 hour program)

Year 1

EN 641 English Linguistics ............................................................ 3
ED 515 Methodology and Assessment of Teaching English
     as a Second Language* ...................................................... 0-3
ED 608 Advanced Topics in ESOL .................................................. 3
ED 610 Multicultural and Diversity Issues of Teaching English
     Language Learners ................................................................ 3

EN 541 History of the English Language* ..................................... 0-3
EN 542 Survey of Grammar* ..................................................... 0-3
ED 620 Practicum in ESOL (in an adult ELL or advisor-approved
     P-12 setting) ....................................................................... 3
ED 603 Psychology of Learning ..................................................... 3

*If course requirement has been satisfied as an undergraduate, advisor approved elective may be substituted.*

Year 2

ED 661 ESOL Applied Studies Block I .............................................. 3
ED 662 ESOL Internship Block I ..................................................... 3
ED 663 ESOL Applied Studies Block I .............................................. 3
ED 664 ESOL Internship Block I ..................................................... 3

Click here for a printable version of the International ESOL checksheet.

Click here for a printable version of the International ESOL handbook.