Concetrations

Master of Arts in English with a TESOL Concentration

Concentration Requirements (12 units)

Students must complete at least twelve (12) additional units in one of the following concentrations: Literature; English Pedagogy; TESOL. Breadth and Perspective courses not previously applied to the degree may fulfill concentration requirements. 

ENG 546 Teaching Second Language Reading will soon be added as an additional option.

EDU525 Survey of Educational Research
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An introduction to research methods in education. Provides opportunity to develop skill in interpreting research literature; to become acquainted with sources of research literature; to develop an understanding of the methodology of educational research; and to become a critical reader of research reports. An emphasis on the teacher as researcher will provide a basis for assignments. (3 units)

EDU525-B
Williams, Heather J.
01/11/2017 T 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Yeager Center ONLN
EDU525-A
Studer, Susan R.
01/11/2017 TR 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B252
EDU525-B
Studer, Susan R.
05/08/2017 TR 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM TBA ONLN
EDU525-A
Studer, Susan R.
05/08/2017 TR 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM TBA ONLN

ENG543 Teaching Second Language Writing
+

This course prepares students to teach writing to second language learners, especially but not exclusively at the college level. Course materials and activities focus on current composition philosophy, research-based method and teaching techniques for collegiate level second language writing courses. At a minimum, this course is designed to introduce students to major theories, research, and practice in the teaching of English writing to second language learners. Thus, students should complete this course being able to do what ESL/EFL writing instructors do: design lesson plans for college composition; evaluate (read, respond to, grade, and assess) college level writing; and engage in research in at least one relevant issue in ESL / EFL composition pedagogy. This course should train students to be reflective practitioners and researchers of collegiate level English composition (3 units)

ENG553 Secnd Lang Curriclm Dev & Assmnt
+

This course is designed for future ESL teachers who are interested in current thinking and research in second language material development and assessment and in the application of such in classroom teaching. There are two major goals: one is developing a solid understanding of the core issues in these areas and the other, which requires students to design their own materials and assessment tools and to evaluate existing ones, is facilitating the application of such an understanding in classroom teaching. (3 units)

ENG553-A
Liu, Carla
01/11/2017 W 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Yeager Center B218

ENG573 Second Language Acquisition
+

This course is an introduction to some of the major concepts and key issues (theoretical and methodological) in the area of second language acquisition (SLA). During the first few weeks, the class will survey some of the major conceptual advances in second language acquisition research. During the second half of the course, students will have many opportunities to review seminal research articles and evaluate the findings of the research and their implications as applicable to the field of SLA. Each student will also have the opportunity to design his or her own study in an area of SLA that interests him or her. (3 units)

ENG573-A
Walker, Deron
05/08/2017 TR 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS 253

ENG599 Special Topics
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Concentration upon a specific topic in the field of English. Topic varies for different semesters. May be taken multiple times with change in topic. (1-3 Units)

Master of Science in Education with a Specialization in TESOL

Core Requirements (12 units)

EDU501 Ldrship, Wrldviews & Cont Issues
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Students will evaluate a range of contemporary issues related to education from different leadership and worldview perspectives and develop a worldview and leadership philosophy. Students are equipped with a foundational understanding of worldviews and leadership so as to be informed catalysts for change in education environments. (3 units)

EDU501-C
Heyman, James R.
01/11/2017 - Online
EDU501-B
Parker, Jonathan K
01/11/2017 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B259
EDU501-A
Parker, Jonathan K
01/11/2017 TR 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B251
EDU501-B
Roe, Michael
05/08/2017 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM TBA ONLN
EDU501-A
Roe, Michael
05/08/2017 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM TBA ONLN

EDU521 Theories of Learning & Teaching
+

Examination of principles of teaching that can be derived from psychological theories and research, including behavioral, cognitive, and social theories. (3 units)

EDU522 Curriculum Theory & Development
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This course is an overview of curriculum from the societal level to the classroom level and the experiences of the learner. Provides opportunity to explore development of the school curricula, K-12; to examine philosophical bases for curriculum development; and to investigate procedures for organizing the curriculum for effective learning. (3 units)

EDU522-B
Parker, Jonathan K
01/11/2017 TR 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B251
EDU522-A
Parker, Jonathan K
01/11/2017 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center B259
EDU522-A
Walters, Keith A
05/08/2017 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM TBA ONLN

EDU525 Survey of Educational Research
+

An introduction to research methods in education. Provides opportunity to develop skill in interpreting research literature; to become acquainted with sources of research literature; to develop an understanding of the methodology of educational research; and to become a critical reader of research reports. An emphasis on the teacher as researcher will provide a basis for assignments. (3 units)

EDU525-B
Williams, Heather J.
01/11/2017 T 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Yeager Center ONLN
EDU525-A
Studer, Susan R.
01/11/2017 TR 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center B252
EDU525-B
Studer, Susan R.
05/08/2017 TR 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM TBA ONLN
EDU525-A
Studer, Susan R.
05/08/2017 TR 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM TBA ONLN

Competency Requirements (3 units)

EDU509 Educational Psychology
+

This course will equip candidates to appraise the relationship between the theories and practices of human development and teaching/learning methods. Specifically, candidates will examine the manner in which world view perspectives of developmental forces impact classroom policies and procedures. The role of assessment in determining student needs and designing appropriate pedagogical strategies will also be emphasized. This course will solidify understanding of the strengths-based approach to making the pedagogical decisions required in the TPA process. Four (4) hours of fieldwork is required. Prerequisite: Education Committee Acceptance. 3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer

EDU509-A
Walters, Keith A
01/11/2017 T 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center ONLN
EDU509-B
Walters, Keith A
01/11/2017 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center ONLN
EDU509-C
Walters, Keith A
01/11/2017 W 7:05 PM - 9:30 PM Yeager Center ONLN
EDU509-B
Williams, Heather J.
05/08/2017 TR 5:00 PM - 6:55 PM TBA ONLN
EDU509-A
Walters, Keith A
05/08/2017 T 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM TBA ONLN

Specialization Requirements (18 units)

ENG523 Theory and Methods of TESOL
+

This course will focus on the application of linguistic theory in education. Students will be introduced to various teaching philosophies and methodologies, focusing on their application to language learning. Students will be familiarized with various movements in education and psychology such as behaviorism, cognitivism, social constructivism, and humanism. Students will be instructed as to how diverse language teaching methods have been informed by various educational movements and how these philosophies and methods take form in the second language classroom. This course will build on the concepts taught in ENG 563 but will focus more on second language learners both in ESL and EFL settings. (3 units)

ENG523-A
Liu, Carla
09/05/2017 TR 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM TBA

ENG563 Language Structure & Acquisition
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Linguistic theory and methods. Includes the study of the five universal elements of language (phonology, morphology, semantics, syntax, and pragmatics) as well as the acquisition and use of language and its variants in culture. This course is required for both multiple subject and single subject credential candidates. Ten (10) hours of fieldwork required.(3 units)

ENG563-A
Jacobs, DawnEllen
01/11/2017 TR 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Instructor OFFC
ENG563-B
Liu, Carla
01/11/2017 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B112
ENG563-A
Liu, Carla
09/05/2017 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
ENG563-B
Jacobs, DawnEllen
09/05/2017 TR 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM TBA

Complete twelve (12) units from the following:

ENG543 Teaching Second Language Writing
+

This course prepares students to teach writing to second language learners, especially but not exclusively at the college level. Course materials and activities focus on current composition philosophy, research-based method and teaching techniques for collegiate level second language writing courses. At a minimum, this course is designed to introduce students to major theories, research, and practice in the teaching of English writing to second language learners. Thus, students should complete this course being able to do what ESL/EFL writing instructors do: design lesson plans for college composition; evaluate (read, respond to, grade, and assess) college level writing; and engage in research in at least one relevant issue in ESL / EFL composition pedagogy. This course should train students to be reflective practitioners and researchers of collegiate level English composition (3 units)

ENG553 Secnd Lang Curriclm Dev & Assmnt
+

This course is designed for future ESL teachers who are interested in current thinking and research in second language material development and assessment and in the application of such in classroom teaching. There are two major goals: one is developing a solid understanding of the core issues in these areas and the other, which requires students to design their own materials and assessment tools and to evaluate existing ones, is facilitating the application of such an understanding in classroom teaching. (3 units)

ENG553-A
Liu, Carla
01/11/2017 W 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Yeager Center B218

ENG573 Second Language Acquisition
+

This course is an introduction to some of the major concepts and key issues (theoretical and methodological) in the area of second language acquisition (SLA). During the first few weeks, the class will survey some of the major conceptual advances in second language acquisition research. During the second half of the course, students will have many opportunities to review seminal research articles and evaluate the findings of the research and their implications as applicable to the field of SLA. Each student will also have the opportunity to design his or her own study in an area of SLA that interests him or her. (3 units)

ENG573-A
Walker, Deron
05/08/2017 TR 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS 253

ENG599 Special Topics
+

Concentration upon a specific topic in the field of English. Topic varies for different semesters. May be taken multiple times with change in topic. (1-3 Units)

Bachelor's of Intercultural Studies with a TESOL Concentration

Core Requirements (12 units)

ENG442 Teaching Second Language Writing
+

This course prepares students to teach writing to second language learners, especially but not exclusively at the college level. Course materials and activities focus on current composition philosophy, research-based method and teaching techniques for collegiate level second language writing courses. At a minimum, this course is designed to introduce students to major theories, research, and practice in the teaching of English writing to second language learners. Thus, students should complete this course being able to do what ESL/EFL writing instructors do: design lesson plans for college composition; evaluate (read, respond to, grade, and assess) college level writing; and engage in research in at least one relevant issue in ESL/EFL composition pedagogy. This course should train students to be reflective practitioners and researchers of collegiate level English composition. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered)

ENG452 Secnd Lang Curriclm Dev & Assmnt
+

This course is designed for future ESL teachers who are interested in current thinking and research in second language material development and assessment and in the application of such in classroom teaching. There are two major goals: one is developing a solid understanding of the core issues in these areas and the other, which requires students to design their own materials and assessment tools and to evaluate existing ones, is facilitating the application of such an understanding in classroom teaching. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; As offered)

ENG452-A
Liu, Carla
01/11/2017 W 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Yeager Center B218

ENG463 Lang Structure and Acquisition
+

Linguistic theory and method. Includes the study of the five universal elements of language (phonology, morphology, semantics, syntax, and pragmatics) as well as the use of language and its variants in culture. Fieldwork required. Prerequisite: ENG 123. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

ENG463-A
Jacobs, DawnEllen
01/11/2017 TR 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Instructor OFFC
ENG463-B
Liu, Carla
01/11/2017 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B112
ENG463-A
Liu, Carla
09/05/2017 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
ENG463-B
Jacobs, DawnEllen
09/05/2017 TR 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM TBA

ENG472 Theory & Methods of TESOL
+

This course will focus on the application of linguistic theory in education. Students will be introduced to various teaching philosophies and methodologies, focusing on their application to language learning. Students will be familiarized with various movements in education and psychology such as behaviorism, cognitivism, social constructivism, and humanism. Students will be instructed as to how diverse language teaching methods have been informed by various educational movements and how these philosophies and methods take form in the second language classroom. This course will build on the concepts taught in ENG 463 but will focus more on second language learners both in ESL and EFL settings. Prerequisite: ENG123 (3 units; Fall Odd years)

ENG472-A
Liu, Carla
09/05/2017 TR 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM TBA