Programs of Study

The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program is designed to give K-12 teachers an understanding of how to teach English as a second language. The program of study provides multiple opportunities to explore best practices in teaching English as a second language and meet the needs of English learners (ELs). The program provides a solid foundation in linguistics, second language acquisition theory, second language pedagogy, and opportunities to observe and practice approaches to teaching ELs.

Major or Minor in TESOL

Students may choose from a major or minor in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. The TESOL major leads to an ESL licensure in Minnesota.

Degree Requirements and Courses: Major   

Degree Requirements and Courses: Minor


Dr. Anne Walker

Professor Education, Master of Education