College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences


The minor in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) provides training to teach ESL courses at numerous schools, colleges, and community organizations throughout the nation and overseas. The minor comprises 6 courses—18 units—in the areas of linguistics and TESOL. Please consult the minor sheet linked at right for details.

Required Courses

  • ENG 2200: Introduction to English Linguistics
  • ENG 3210: The Grammar of Modern English
  • ENG 3212: Language Acquisition
  • ENG 4230: Teaching English Abroad

Electives: choose 2

  • ENG 3211: Structure of Language
  • ENG 4220: Language in Society
  • ENG 4221: Analysis of Conversation
  • ENG 4222: Applied Pragmatics