Rhode Island College

2016-2017 Catalog


Teaching English as a Second Language C.G.S.

Admission Requirements 

  1. A completed application form accompanied by a $50 nonrefundable application fee. Graduate applications are available online at www.ric.edu/fsehd/graduate_requirements.php.
  2. Completion of all Feinstein School of Education and Human Development admission requirements.
  3. Current teaching certificate.
  4. Three reference forms with letters of recommendation.
  5. Professional goals essay.
  6. A performance-based evaluation.

Retention Requirements 


Students must earn a B- or better in all C.G.S. course work.

Courses Requirements

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
TESL 507Teaching Reading and Writing to English-as-a-Second-Language Students

3

Fall, Spring.
TESL 539Language Acquisition and Learning

3

Spring, Summer.
TESL 541Applied Linguistics in ESL

3

Fall, Summer.
TESL 549Sociocultural Foundations of Language Minority Education

3

Fall, Summer.
TESL 551Assessment of English Language Learners

3

Fall, Spring.
TESL 553Internship in English as a Second Language

3

Fall, Spring.
 

TESL 546Teaching English as a Second Language

3

Fall, Spring.
-Or-

TESL 548Curriculum and Methods for Content ESL Instruction

3

Spring.
Total Credit Hours:21

Note: TESL 546  is required for those with elementary,  early childhood, or K-12 certification. TESL 548 is required for those with middle grade or secondary certification.