LCU's School of Undergraduate Studies offers a certificate in TESOL at its main campus in Lincoln, IL. The certificate program is designed to prepare Christians to teach English to those whose primary language is not English. With this certificate, students are quipped to teach ESL / EFL in many settings in the United States and abroad, and is a key to entering closed countries. It fulfills the Illinois State Board of Education requirements for an ESL secondary endorsement. TESOL courses are offered through semester-long and intensive classes, both in the classroom and hybrid (combination of online and classroom work). Students wishing to complete a TESOL certificate must apply to, and be accepted as a student in, LCU's School of Undergraduate Studies. For more information contact the program director, Miriam Windham.
|ES||324||TESOL: Theoretical Foundations||3|
|ES||322||Introduction to Linguistics||3|
|ES||323||Cross-Cultural Aspects in TESOL||3|
|ES||325||TESOL: Methods & Materials||3|
|ES||326||Assessment & Testing of ESL||3|
A passing grade in Chapel and Service Learning is required during each semester in which you are taking 12 or more hours of credit.
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This graduate-level TESOL Certificate is offered completely online. This option requires 18-credit hours of graduate TESOL courses, including ES620-626, ES 700, and the 0-credit HS 600. The courses are offered consecutively, enabling the student to complete the certificate within two semesters and one summer. Should the student decide to do so, continuing on to complete the MA in TESOL after completing the TESOL Certificate is a seamless process. The student will simply need to inform the Program Director and the Registrar of this decision. Please contact the Program Director, Miriam Windham, for further information. The cost is the standard tuition rate of $399 per credit hour.
|ES||620 NET||Second Language Acquisition||3|
|ES||622 NET||Introduction to Linguistics||3|
|ES||623 NET||Cross-Cultural Aspects of TESOL||3|
|ES||625 NET||Methods & Materials in Teaching ELL||3|
|ES||626 NET||Assessment & Testing for ELL||3|
|ES||700 NET||TESOL Practicum*||3|
*The Practicum requires 100-clock hours of field experience.