English as a Second Language Certificate

Post-secondary Certificate - English as a Second Language

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 22

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2019-2020

Note: This certificate is issued by the University upon the recommendation of the Linguistics Program and the Faculty Senate.


Core Courses16
Required Courses
Core Options
Elective Courses6
Total Hours22

Core Courses

Rule: Must complete the following subcategories. 16 total credits required.

Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
LING 470Linguistic Analysis3
LING 471Phonetics and Phonology3
LING 472Syntax3
LING 480Tchg Engl as For Lang3
LING 495ESL Practicum (may be taken on a credit/no credit basis)1
Total Hours13

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Core Options

Complete one of the following courses:3
LING 477
LING 478
Learner Language
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Elective Courses

Complete two of the following courses:6
LING 473
Language and Culture
LING 477
Bilingualism (if not taken as a core course)
LING 478
Learner Language (if not taken as a core course)
LING 489
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-