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Teaching English as a Second Language Certificate

Curriculum & Instruction
College of Education and Human Development
  • Program Type: Undergraduate credit certificate
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2018
  • Required credits to graduate with this degree: 14 to 15
  • Degree: Tching English as a Second Language Certificate
Four courses are required to complete the undergraduate certificate: Teaching English as a Second Language.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Admission Requirements
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.
General Requirements
All students in baccalaureate degree programs are required to complete general University and college requirements including writing and liberal education courses. For more information about University-wide requirements, see the liberal education requirements. Required courses for the major, minor or certificate in which a student receives a D grade (with or without plus or minus) do not count toward the major, minor or certificate (including transfer courses).
Program Requirements
Required Courses for Certificate
LING 3001 - Introduction to Linguistics [SOCS] (4.0 cr)
or LING 5001 - Introduction to Linguistics [SOCS] (4.0 cr)
or CI 3610 - Linguistics for Teachers [SOCS] (3.0 cr)
Other Required Courses
CI 3611W - Basics in Teaching English as a Second Language [WI] (4.0 cr)
CI 3613 - Practical Language Learning for International Communication (3.0 cr)
CI 3612 - Introduction to Pronunciation and Grammar for ESL Teachers (4.0 cr)
 
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LING 3001 - Introduction to Linguistics (SOCS)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00099 - Ling 3001/3001H/5001
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Scientific study of human language. Methods, questions, findings, and perspectives of modern linguistics. Components of the language system (phonetics/phonology, syntax, semantics/pragmatics); language acquisition; language/social variables; language/cognition; language change; language processing; language/public policy.
LING 5001 - Introduction to Linguistics (SOCS)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00099 - Ling 3001/3001H/5001
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Scientific study of human language. Methods, questions, findings, and perspectives of modern linguistics. Components of the language system (phonetics/phonology, syntax, semantics/pragmatics); language acquisition; language and social variables; language and cognition; language change; language processing; language and public policy; language and cognition.
CI 3610 - Linguistics for Teachers (SOCS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
For pre K-6 pre-service teachers. Introduction to linguistics. Linguistic terminology and how to apply methods of linguistic analysis to English, focusing on educational settings and classroom instruction.
CI 3611W - Basics in Teaching English as a Second Language (WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02046 - CI 3611W/SLS 3001
Grading Basis: OPT No Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Writing intensive course that combines service learning internship with classroom lectures, discussions, group work, experiential activities. In this course, service learning requires students to act as teachers and professional leaders with students for 30 hours a semester. Prepares students for teaching ESL to adults in community programs. prereq: Have studied another language.
CI 3613 - Practical Language Learning for International Communication
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02048
Grading Basis: OPT No Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Foundations of international/cross-cultural communication. Increased understanding of personal preferences/experiences in learning languages/using them in international communication. How these skills vary across individuals/contexts.
CI 3612 - Introduction to Pronunciation and Grammar for ESL Teachers
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02047
Grading Basis: OPT No Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introduces English language analysis with key concepts/theories in English pronunciation system/grammar. Issues within each/explore way ESL textbooks/instructors can advance ESL learners' language proficiency in these areas. prereq: An Introduction to Linguistics course, e.g., CI 3610 or LING 3001