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    Feb 23, 2024  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages certificate

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This program provides basic background and skills for teachers of English as a second or foreign language in 160 student-teacher contact hours including at least 40 contact hours of practicum.

All of the 5000-level courses may also count toward the MA with a major in English as a Second Language. Note that this program does not lead to teacher certification for Texas public schools.

Prerequisites for the certificate

  • TOEFL is required for international students
  • GRE is not required
  • LING 3070 or LING 5040  


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