Provides training and certification in TESOL as a means for teaching English to non-English speakers in the U.S. and other countries (Requisite: LANG-310 First and Second Language Acquisition)
- Gain the knowledge, strategies and practice needed to feel comfortable teaching English classes to students of various levels and backgrounds.
- Take part in an international internship gaining experience in TESOL while living in and learning about the country.
Job opportunities abound in English-language schools and institutes around the world. These teaching positions are ideal for early career language teachers and for those who want to live and work in another country.
Transferring to Fresno Pacific
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Note: Emphasis courses are additional courses that are to be completed alongside the general education and parent program requirements as dictated by the Fresno Pacific University catalog. Please review the course requirements for baccalaureate programs and the general education summary in the Undergraduate Academic Catalog.
Emphasis Required Courses (15 Units)
|LANG 310||First and Second Language Acquisition||3|
|LANG 350||Modern English Grammar||3|
|LANG 420||Teaching English as an Additional Language||3|
Select two courses from the following
|COM 440||Performance and Culture||3|
|COM 455||Philosophy of Language||3|
|LACS 300||Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies||3|
|LACS 302||Mexican Folklorico Dance||3|
|LACS 304||Advanced Mexican Folklorico Dance||3|
|PS 411||Modern Latin America: History, Politics And Culture||3|
|PS 412||Modern Africa: History, Politics and Culture||3|
|PS 414||Modern Asia: History, Politics and Culture||3|
|PS 416||Modern Middle East: History, Politics and Culture||3|
|PS 425||Global Economics and Sustainable Development||3|
|REL 405||Philosophy of Religion||3|
|REL 418||Culture, Religion and the Church||3|
|REL 452||World Christianity||3|
|REL 455||Christians and Religious Neighbors||3|
|REL 460||Religions of the World||3|
|REL 465||Religions of India||3|
|SOC 338||People and Cultures of Costa Rica||3|
|SOC 410||American Ethnicity and Pluralism||3|
|SPAN 200||Intermediate Spanish||4|
|SPAN 300||Advanced Spanish I||3|
|SPAN 304||Advanced Spanish II||3|
|SPAN 327||Spain: Civilization and Culture||3|
|SPAN 328||Latin America: Civilization and Culture||3|
|SPAN 374||Education Across Borders: Mexico and the United States||3|
|THEO 425||Theological Ethics and the Environment||3|
|THEO 445||Issues and Theologies of Mission||3|
|THEO 465||Theological Ethics of Conflict and Peacemaking||3|
|THEO 470||Justice, Poverty and Development||3|
Darren Duerksen, Ph.D.